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New champions crowned Brain of Bath

12 July 2018

Once again participants in one of Bath’s longest running charity events delved into all sorts of interesting whiffs as they competed for the coveted Brain of Bath trophy. The temperature may have been a bit sultry inside Bath’s Historic Assembly Rooms but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the teams who took part the 20th Brain… Read More

Merger Ensures Important Services Continue

10 July 2018

Community Housing Aid (CHA) and Julian House have agreed to join forces in a move which will ensure that CHA’s extensive range of projects continue. This includes Nightstop Devon – a vital service that provides temporary accommodation for young people who are facing homelessness. CHA also provides a range of projects which help to support… Read More

Spokes the Minerva Owl

26 June 2018

Julian House Bike Workshop is really pleased to welcome Spokes the Minerva Owl to their nest for the summer. Unfortunately there is no room for Spokes outside the Bath Bike Workshop, so Therme Bath Spa have kindly let him roost with them (where we are sure he enjoying a relaxing dip now and again.) Spokes… Read More

Open day success

25 June 2018

We held an open day for our services in Basingstoke to celebrate the opening of our new office and to make organisations and clients aware of it’s location. The day not only showed off the new space but reminded other organisations and clients in the area the services we provide. It was a great success… Read More

The Big Bike Revival

18 June 2018

The Big Bike Revival is a UK wide series of events that aims to inspire people who own bikes, but who don’t cycle, to start riding. We have got a range of events going on at our Bike Workshop that you can come and get involved in.   Big Bike Check   This is a… Read More

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