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Exeter Outreach Success Story

12 September 2019

The Julian House outreach team receive and respond to reports of rough sleepers in Exeter. One of the locations that the outreach team is aware of, and often called too, is near the local motorway, often used for people passing through or hitch-hiking. Under a motorway, on a ledge, isn’t the location that springs to… Read More

Support #SecondHandSeptember

11 September 2019

Second Hand September is a national campaign seeking to put an end to throwaway fashion. Originally coined by charity Oxfam, the campaign asks consumers to avoid buying new clothing for the entire 30 days of the month. Due to its success and the growing interest in eco-fashion, many brands and charities have also taken on… Read More

Keith smashes skydiving target

10 September 2019

About a month ago, we shared a story about Keith. Keith suffered with drug and alcohol addiction for 22 years, spending his life trapped between sleeping rough on the streets and prison. Growing up on a one of the toughest council estates in Bristol, he saw his descent into crime, alcohol and drugs as inevitable…. Read More

Pupil’s art exhibition to help the homeless

4 September 2019

On 15th July, Paulton Infants School hosted their first art exhibition, raising over £100 for the homeless and local charity Julian House. After hearing a talk from Julian House at her school, 6 year old pupil Calley Potts wanted to do something to raise money and help support the homeless people in Julian House’s care…. Read More

London to Bristol cycle challenge

Bluefield’s 160 mile bike challenge

21 August 2019

On a late train home from London, a joke was made about Bluefield staff cycling between its Bristol and London offices instead of the usual commute. Little did the staff realise this joke would provide the inspiration for the ‘Bluefield Charity Cycle Ride’. Braving the route of just over 160 miles (with a few extra… Read More

From street to sky: Keith’s skydiving challenge

5 August 2019

During 22 years of drug and alcohol addiction Keith spent his life trapped between sleeping rough on the streets and prison. Hit by a family breakdown and the death of his daughter, his road to recovery was tough. But with the help of local homeless and addiction recovery charities, today Keith is four years clean… Read More

Terry’s Bay 6 Story

1 August 2019

Terry was admitted to Exeter RD&E in June 2019 as he we feeling very unwell and breathless, whilst in hospital he was diagnosed with Lung cancer. He was referred to the Bay 6 service as identified as being vulnerable of being homeless. Terry was also referred to Force Cancer Charity who would be able to… Read More

Beautiful gardens of the Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

Thank You to Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

31 July 2019

The five-star Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa, located in Bath, raised £1000 for Julian House this July – thanks to a successful twilight supper in its private walled gardens celebrating Midsummer. The evening was heralded a great success, raising £1000 for the Julian House charity. Guests enjoyed a sumptuous evening, starting with drinks in the… Read More

Will’s Story

24 July 2019

When he was 16 years old, Will came to Nightstop seeking support after being left with no choice but to leave home. After a short period of staying with our volunteer hosts he was able to move into supported accommodation where he stayed for 2.5 years. Feeling confident and in control Will moved back to… Read More