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New young persons services

26 April 2018

It is with huge sadness that Survive announces its closure on 30th April 2018 after 44 years of dedicated service in the domestic abuse field. We are however pleased to announce that their front line staff and vital services for children and young people will be transferring to Julian House on 1st May 2018. Survive,… Read More

Jo Bell Poem

23 April 2018

Jo Bell, the award winning poet, and face of the current Nationwide adverts wrote a poem for us when we met her earlier in the year:

Small Steps To Big Change

19 April 2018

Our Supported Housing services work to not only provide accommodation, but also to support clients in all elements of their lives to help them gain confidence and skills to move on positively and independently.  Recently the Somerset Positive Lives Service worked with a client who wouldn’t leave the house, wash or cook for himself, and felt… Read More

Driving Test Success

18 April 2018

Our Somerset Positive Lives Accommodation Service have recently been supporting a client who was keen to return to work; the only thing holding him back was a lack of a driving licence. Our volunteer and peer mentor was able to find a grant from the Somerset Association for the Care and Rehabilitation of Offenders ‘SACRO’… Read More

Tea and Talk Concert

22 February 2018

Tea and Talk is a weekly session that invites clients to come and enjoy a drink and piece of cake in a relaxing atmosphere; this week participants where invited to bring something to share with the group. Poetry, art and music accompanied the usual tea and conversation as clients, staff and volunteers attended to see… Read More

Winter for homeless winter

Extra provisions for the homeless during winter

22 February 2018

When the weather turns really cold, there is an extra risk to anyone sleeping on the streets. We need to ensure that we are preventing as many winter deaths as possible, as unfortunately when the temperature drops and the wind and rain increases it poses a very real threat to the lives of those sleeping… Read More

Nine year old boy donates Christmas money

21 February 2018

A nine-year-old boy who donated half his Christmas money to help pay the fine of a homeless man has presented a cheque to Julian House. Freddie Aston, from Newbridge acted after hearing about the arrest of Eli John James, 51, on December 9 for refusing to leave the doorway of the Westgate Buildings Travelodge in Bath… Read More

Christmas Appeal Success

8 February 2018

We want to say a huge thanks to everyone who supported our best ever Christmas Appeal, which has been rounded off with an amazing gift. Over the months of December and January we ran our annual Christmas Appeal – once again supported by the Bath Chronicle. The target for the campaign was an ambitious one,… Read More

From homelessness to running the Bath Half

20 December 2017

A man who was homeless has now managed to turn his life around with the help of Julian House, and is now running the Bath Half Marathon. Jason Green’s life fell apart a year and a half ago when he lost his family and his home, but he was able to claw his way back thanks to… Read More

33 Miles for Julian House

3 December 2017

Josie, volunteered at our Charity Shop in Frome for 2 years before becoming the Manager of our Trowbridge Charity Shop, and now she is running 33 Miles to raise money for Julian House. She said: “While I was working in the shops I learned so much about the work Julian House do and it made… Read More

Get involved for Giving Tuesday

23 November 2017

On Tuesday the 28th November it is Giving Tuesday; a national day that encourages people to get involved with their favourite charities. Last year they broke the world record for the most money raised for charities in 24 hours!

Domestic Abuse Service Christmas Party

21 November 2017

Julian House provides high quality refuge accommodation for survivors of domestic abuse; in 2017 Julian House became the sole provider of refuge accommodation across B&NES, we also provide the Freedom programme, which is for women who have experienced domestic abuse.