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Hardy souls sleep out to support homeless

27 November 2018

An amber weather warning didn’t stop 83 hardy souls from sleeping out on Friday night as they took part in the Big Exeter Sleep-Out. The event, which took place at St James’ Park, was organised to raise awareness and funds for Julian House. Although the participants were only sleeping out for one night one of… Read More

Client progress

26 November 2018

The following was written by a client from one of our supported housing projects. My whole life has been based around alcohol, drugs and violence, I never knew what emotions were like or experienced any in my drinking days. I knew if I carried on living like this, I would end up in prison or… Read More

Extra Beds Available

21 November 2018

Over the winter months Julian House will be providing 20 extra bed spaces for rough sleepers. Extra Government funding has allowed Julian House to provide 20 extra bed spaces during the most difficult period of the year for rough sleepers.  These will be based in the basement of Manvers St Baptist Church – next door to… Read More

Client success

15 November 2018

Darren came to Exeter from Newton Abbot at the end 2015. When the team first encountered him on the streets they offered him the chance to return to Newton Abbot but he declined because he was fleeing drug debts. From that moment onwards he engaged minimally with the team and rarely accepted a hot drink… Read More

Auction of Promises success

5 November 2018

The Julian House Auction of Promises was held on Thursday 1st November and was a great success. The event started with canapes from The Mint Rooms and music by Ben Cipolla as well as a raffle. The auction itself raised an impressive £30,000 with lots including holidays, experiences and meals out. The funds raised will… Read More

BPA Quality to sponsor Big Exeter Sleep-Out

30 October 2018

We are really please to announce that BPA Quality will be sponsoring The Big Exeter Sleep-Out on 23rd November and many of their team members will be there on the night taking part too. A company that’s proud of its Devon roots and Exeter location, BPA’s multi-lingual team of 200+ people are passionate and involved… Read More

Extra Hostel Facility Opening

24 October 2018

On 1st November we will be adding another 20 bed spaces which street homeless people will be able to use over the winter months. This will have a significant impact on the level of visible rough sleeping in the city centre. The Safesleep Hostel will operate next door to the existing Manvers St Hostel in… Read More

Team takes on Bike challenge for the homeless

18 October 2018

Staff from a Chippenham firm are taking on the world’s longest one-day road cycling event in support of  Julian House. The Red Bull Time Laps event takes place on 27/28 October – a challenge which will be even tougher than normal because of the winter clock change which happens that weekend.  This means that the 24… Read More

Client starts business

16 October 2018

In May this year the Dorset homeless outreach team met Dave, he was sleeping in a tent on Chesil beach and living off whatever he managed to fish. Supported by Julian House, Wise Ability and The Lantern, Dave has found himself in rented accommodation, and has just started up-cycling second hand furniture. He creates beautiful,… Read More