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Crisis in Wales

We provide one to one support for homeless people in South Wales, and are developing long-term solutions to end homelessness for good.

English / Cymraeg

Together we will end homelessness in Wales

In Wales our team in Swansea provides education, training and support for homeless people in South Wales.

We carry out research to understand homelessness in Wales and campaign for the changes needed to end it for good.

During our 50th anniversary year we published a long-term plan to end homelessness for good across Wales, Scotland and England. 

Crisis Skylight South Wales

Crisis Skylight South Wales works with people who are homeless and vulnerably housed. 

 

Adel's story
Since I’ve been working with Crisis, and since Crisis have been working with me, I’ve been building my confidence back up. Adel

There’s a lot going on for me now. It’s amazing. I’ve gone from that drunk, nobody wanted to know, to having my life back on track. People who know me can’t believe it. Have we got the right Adel? They ask. They can’t believe how much I’ve changed. But I wanted to change my life around. 


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At Crisis Skylight South Wales we offer help to support people in their journey out of homelessness and towards independence.

Latest news

Today, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released figures detailing the number of people who have died while homeless in each local authority across England and Wales between 2013 and 2017. The figures show that homeless people are nine point two (9.2) times more likely to die when living in the most deprived areas of the country¹. The figures also reveal that the highest estimated numbers of deaths during the five year period were in major urban areas, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Bristol and London².


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Rough sleeping was slightly up in Wales in 2018 compared to the previous year. Welsh Government's...


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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.


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Homelessness Monitor Wales

The Homelessness Monitor Wales 2017 is the third report in Wales of an independent study, commissioned by Crisis and funded by Crisis and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, of the homelessness impacts of recent economic and policy developments in the UK. Making use of published data, a local authority survey, and informant interviews the monitor offers a comprehensive state of the nation report for homelessness in Wales.

The Homelessness Monitor: Wales 2017

Local ways to get involved

Volunteer

Use your skills to make a difference in your area. 

 


Volunteer for Crisis in Wales
Merthyr Rising Festival 2019

This annual music festival is taking place over the weekend of 24-26 May 2019 in Merthyr Tydfil. We’re looking for volunteers to represent Crisis at their stand and to sell our merchandise.


Music Festival Volunteer, Merthyr South Wales