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Primary School hosts ‘Sleep-Out’ Assembly

11 February 2019

Last Thursday, Cathy Adcock and Jessica Gay, from Julian Houses’s fundraising team, were invited into Newbridge Primary School to watch a very special assembly. The assembly was led by a group of year 4 pupils who stood up in front of their fellow classmates to tell them all about the Julian House’s Big Bath Sleep-Out… Read More

Debt and Finance advice in Exeter

11 February 2019

Did you know we have a Benefits and financial capability adviser working in Exeter. Financial capability and understanding benefit entitlements are integral parts of resolving homelessness. Many of the people we support are not in receipt of their full benefit entitlement, with many more struggling to budget their income, or knowing what sources of information… Read More

New Chief Executive

1 February 2019

After 7 years as Chief Executive of Julian House, Peter Denning has stepped down from his role.  Peter has led the organisation through an exciting period of growth and development. This included a major refurbishment of the Manvers St hostel, increased supported housing provision and the development of new services.  Underpinning this expansion there has been… Read More

From former addict, to four years clean.

30 January 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

10th Big Bath Sleep-Out launches

10 January 2019

Are you seeking to challenge yourself this year? Are you looking for something you can get your friends involved in? Then sign up to Julian House’s 10th Big Bath Sleep-Out. We’re challenging you, your family, friends and work colleagues to ditch the comfort of your bed and sleep out for just one night under the… Read More

Client Update

20 December 2018

Barney was sleeping rough in West Dorset for 2 years and drinking heavily for much of this time. The outreach team in Dorset got to know him over this period and were able to build up some trust – Barney has had extremely traumatic incidents in his life and finds it difficult to put his… Read More

Local Charities Day

11 December 2018

Friday 14th December is Local Charities day, an initiative set up to encourage people to support the local charities that make a difference on their door steps.  Julian House has many life changing projects across the South West of the UK, supporting some of the most marginalised members of society. Click here to find out… Read More

It’s never too late to start again

10 December 2018

After nearly 30 years of drug abuse Phil turned his life around – now he has a full-time job at Julian House and says every day is a reminder of how far he’s come. “My parents divorced when I was 13. I started hanging out with the wrong crowd, drinking and smoking dope. Before I… Read More

Nightstop Success

6 December 2018

Before we met Ben he was living with his mother but unfortunately their relationship broke down due to his mental health issues and behaviour. He was diagnosed with Rage Disorder after becoming verbally aggressive and breaking objects in her home. The police had been called after incidents leading to him receiving a restraining order and having to attend probation. He could not… Read More