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New research suggests that women-specific hosting could help women facing impossible choices

2020-01-28T11:50:36+00:0028 January 2020|News, Resources|

NACCOM member Commonweal Housing  has released new research that looks at the impact of hosting women experiencing homelessness. The research, which is presented in a report entitled Hosting Her, highlights some of the benefits of [...]

Guest blog – “We’re happy to host” A delegate’s view of NACCOM’s hosting convention 2019

2019-07-22T12:52:40+01:0022 July 2019|Conferences, News|

Esther Bakari from Birmingham Community Hosting Network (BIRCH) shares her experience of our Happy To Host annual convention: "Saturday 13th July saw the introduction of the ‘Happy to Host’ Convention organised by NACCOM. "Taking place [...]

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT – Lancashire Sanctuary Homes Project run by Together Lancashire

2019-07-18T11:28:14+01:0018 July 2019|News, Project news|

Lisa Norcross, Development Co-Ordinator at Together Lancashire, talks to us about their Lancashire Sanctuary Homes Project for refugees and destitute asylum seekers, and the challenges and rewards of turning an existing grassroots support network into [...]

‘The difference a warm welcome and adequate accommodation can make’- @JRSUK on their hosting scheme

2019-05-08T08:42:21+01:008 May 2019|News, Project news|

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) UK accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of those currently detained in Immigration Removal Centres near Heathrow and those made destitute during the asylum process. Naomi Turner is the Communities [...]

Happy to Host- A new one day convention to celebrate and champion hosting schemes across the UK

2019-03-27T10:55:13+00:0026 March 2019|Conferences, News, Project news, Resources|

Happy to Host is a new one day event supporting and bringing together hosting schemes across the network. Taking place on Saturday 13th July 2019, this free event will celebrate the work of hosts, hear [...]

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