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Media centre

Welcome to the Media centre where you can find our latest press releases and contact details for the Crisis press office.

Contact the Crisis press team

Monday to Friday - 9 - 5pm

Press Office

T: 020 7426 3880

E: media@crisis.org.uk

Out of hours:

Out-of-hours media line

M: 07973 372587

Please note these numbers are only for media enquiries. If you need help with homelessness or other issues please visit our 'Get help' section.

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In response to Amber Rudd’s, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, decision to make direct pa...


11/01/2019
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More than 170,000 families and individuals across Britain are experiencing the worst forms of homelessness, according to new figures released today. This includes people sleeping on our streets, sofa-surfing with strangers, living in hostels, and stuck in other dangerous situations.


23/12/2018
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An estimated 597 people died while homeless in England and Wales in 2017, a figure that has incre...


20/12/2018
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"These statistics are a harrowing reminder of how deadly life on the streets can be. As we get closer to Christmas and temperatures are dropping, rough sleepers are facing exposure to dangerous conditions, above and beyond the violence and abuse often experienced when living on the streets."


17/12/2018
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More than 24,000 people in Britain will spend Christmas sleeping rough, on public transport, or in tents – far more than there were five years ago, according to new figures released today.


14/12/2018
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Crisis releases figures as it prepares to open its doors to thousands more homeless people this December


02/12/2018
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Vital coaching services delivered by Crisis, the national homelessness charity have received a we...


28/11/2018
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Grant Campbell has been appointed as the new Skylight Director for Crisis in Edinburgh. Grant has...


28/11/2018
156

Today the Scottish Government published their Ending Homelessness Together Action Plan. This was formulated in response to the 70 recommendations made by the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Action Group (HARSAG) and places Scotland as a world leader in the drive to end homelessness.


27/11/2018
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New government statistics show that 47,335 affordable homes were added to England's existing supp...


22/11/2018
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Crisis Chief Executive Jon Sparkes said: “This appalling spike in the number of people forced to sleep rough in London is a disaster for every single person experiencing life on the streets. Across the capital, local authorities are struggling with increasing numbers of people new to the streets, which is why the root causes of the problem must be tackled.


31/10/2018
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In today's Budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced measures around Universal Credit and it's implementation. In response, Jon Sparkes, chief executive of Crisis said: “Today’s Budget was a missed opportunity to announce simple measures that would help prevent people from becoming homeless.


29/10/2018
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