Light - Annual Review 2017/18

Light - Annual Review 2017/18

We look back at an eventful year that saw us turn 25 and redesign our logo. We hope that you'll be inspired by the many client stories and examples of how we can all be a 'light' in one way or the other, that we feature in 'Light'. 

Paul's Road to Recovery

Paul's Road to Recovery

Paul shares his inspiring journey from sleeping rough and battling drug and alcohol addiction, to recovery and hope regained.

New beginnings

New beginnings

Read Rachel's inspiring story about coming out on the other side of a nightmare and how KCAH helped her start again.

Rucksack Appeal

Rucksack Appeal

We are in need of rucksacks for those of our clients who are sleeping rough and need to carry their belongings with them at all times. If you have a good sized rucksack to spare, please email camilla.w@kcah.org.uk or call 0208 255 7400.

Home - what we are all about

Home - what we are all about

Not just what we do, but WHY!

Our Annual Review for 2016/17 features inspiring stories from our service users and team members as well as ideas on how you can make a difference in the lives of homeless people in Kingston. Welcome 'Home'!

 

 

 

Scars, sharks and smiling again

Scars, sharks and smiling again

Read our client Johnny's inspiring story in our latest newsletter. If KCAH has made a difference in your life, we would love to hear from you too!

Make a difference

Make a difference

If you are considering giving of your time to help homeless people in Kingston, read Jillian's inspiring story here.

Be a fundraising hero

Be a fundraising hero

Are you ready to take on a challenge and bask in the glory like Georgie and Fred did after completing the 100 mile Prudential Cycle for KCAH? You too can become a fundraising hero.

Big Yellow

Big Yellow

Our thanks to Big Yellow Storage Kingston for helping us with free storage space to house some of the donations we receive, such as sleeping bags and winter coats.

For all the ways in which you can support KCAH, please click here.

 

 

 

The Haven is open!

From 24th September 2018, KCAH are running a night shelter for anyone in Kingston in need of shelter.

Please see below for venues and opening hours:

 (download pdf flier here)

 

KCAH client, Paul, is sharing his story!

 

  

KCAH supports primarily single people with a local connection to Kingston upon Thames and who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless or who are experiencing serious problems with private landlords. We help solve housing problems and improve the quality of people's lives by:

  • Providing a drop-in advice service Monday-Friday 10.00-13.00
  • Together with Everyday Church and John Bunyan Church in Kingston, we run a Night Shelter called the Haven from September 2018 (please see details on notice above)
  • Making referrals to relevant housing providers, eg Joel Community Services and YMCA St Paul's Group in Surbiton
  • Providing temporary accommodation in our Access Project
  • Offering a Job Club
  • Providing emergency clothing, equipment and food

For any queries, please call our Housing Crisis Intervention team on 020 8255 7400.

KCAH is a Registered Charity No. 10758990 and a Company Limited by Guarantee No. 3735702