Thousands of people across the country are facing a distressing and uncertain Christmas without a safe place to call home.
In Britain today, 227,000 households are experiencing the worst forms of homelessness.
This includes people sleeping on the streets, trapped in insecure accommodation without access to their own cooking or washing facilities, or enduring the instability of sofa surfing.
As the rising cost of living piles more and more pressure on people, homelessness charity Crisis is seeing the consequences in its frontline services.
They’re supporting people in desperate situations struggling with unaffordable housing and skyrocketing bills.
As cost pressures intensify, it’s only going to get worse, with more people at risk of losing their home.
Now’s the time to stand with people facing homelessness.
Crisis at Christmas will soon be opening its doors to people who would otherwise be spending December and January sleeping on the streets.
In three hotels across London and centres around the country, people will be provided with food and warmth, as well as tailored help including healthcare, training and support with housing.
And this is just the beginning – Crisis will be providing all its Christmas guests with a key worker who will give ongoing support to help them start on a journey out of homelessness for good.
But the support Crisis provides is only possible because of the generosity of the British public.
Please give the gift of a Crisis Christmas and help someone leave the trauma and hardship of homelessness behind.
To find out more or to donate to Crisis this Christmas, visit www.crisis.org.uk/support
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