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Simon’s story

30 October 2019

Simon recalls that he had a difficult childhood; “I can’t remember much before I was 5 or 6. It’s just flashes.” His account of his childhood shows clearly how his early experiences influenced his development. With courage, strength and support he has turned his life around, but it has been far from easy. At the… Read More

Julian House Chief Executive

17 October 2019

Earlier this year, David McAuley, joined Julian House as Chief Executive.  Unfortunately since then a change in personal circumstances means that he is unable to continue in the role.  It is sad to lose someone so quickly after joining but he leaves with best wishes from all of us. However, the charity is delighted to announce that Helen Bedser has… Read More

Bay 6 Success Story

16 October 2019

The hard work of our hospital team, Bay 6, gave Mr Smith a chance to feel at home again in his very own place. When the Bay 6 team met Mr Smith, life hadn’t been going well. He had split from his wife and was in the hospital recovering from a leg amputation. To make… Read More

Public invited to ‘pen a poem’ this Christmas

15 October 2019

Nationwide Building Society Bath is looking for people within our local community to write a poem answering “What does Christmas at home means to me?” to raise awareness of homelessness over the festive period. They will then pick their favourite poem on the 31st October and this will be displayed in their Branch window on… Read More

Art Exhibition – 25th October

10 October 2019

This October, we’re inviting members of the public to attend our unique art exhibition in the centre of Bath that questions the relationship with this ever-evolving digital world. The exhibition, entitled ‘Connected’, is taking place during Bath’s Digital Festival on Friday 25th October and Saturday 26th October at Black Chalk Studios and has been created in collaboration with the Connect Centre. The digital world… Read More

20 extra beds provided this winter

9 October 2019

During the forth-coming cold winter months, Julian House will be providing an extra 20 beds supporting rough sleepers who are at the risk of death on the streets in Bath. The Safesleep hostel will operate from 1st November, next door to the existing Manvers St hostel in the basement of the Baptist Church. There will… Read More

Game for good this November

8 October 2019

This November, we’re calling on board game fans to join us for our first Bath Board Game Day, taking place on Sunday 3rd November. This one day only ‘pop-up’ event will see hundreds of families, friends and board game enthusiasts gaming for a good cause in the auditorium of Komedia, Bath. Gamers, new and experienced,… Read More

Jim’s Story

1 October 2019

It was Thursday afternoon and the doorbell at the Nightstop office rang. Jim walked in and he looked exhausted, he had slept rough in a shop door front last night. He was invited into the meeting room, sat down and was made a cup of tea. Jim had been living at a residential project for… Read More

Mark’s Story…

19 September 2019

The Outreach Team in Exeter are currently working with Mark a 55-year-old male with an extended history of homelessness. Mark has had problem securing and maintaining suitable accommodation, this has been largely down to his sporadic engagement with services. Due to his substance misuse he often fails to attend appointments with various agencies, turning to… Read More