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Depaul helps people who are homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged.


Charity Challenge: Kilimanjaro

By Rosie Kelly - 24 August 2018

Next month 94 brave souls from Deloitte, one of our corporate partners, will be taking on the challenge of a lifetime....
Graeme Mcgregor, Depaul UK Campaigns Officer

Young and sleeping rough

By Graeme McGregor - 16 August 2018

“I got arrested and sent to court. When I was speaking to the probation person in the court, she was telling me: ‘They will probably give you community service.’...

Success at the Social Inclusion Games

By Anna Alcock - 12 August 2018

Two groups of Depaul UK young people travelled from Britain to the Netherlands in July – to take part in the Social Inclusion Games. ...
Young man in a blue hoodie sat on the stairs

Day in the life: Camden Kaleidoscope

By Sam - 30 July 2018

Depaul UK runs a range of specialist services for young people, including the Camden Kaleidoscope project in London. This project offers accommodation with a high level of support, and a focus on mental health needs....
A photograph of tents at the refugee camp in Calais

Values Month: Statham House

By Becky Tooth - 22 June 2018

This week as part of our Values in Action month, Depaul UK is focusing on our belief in rights and responsibilities....
Nick Sinclair in a checked shirt

What is Values in Action Month?

By Nick Sinclair - 15 June 2018

Prior to joining Depaul in 2014 I knew very little about the organisation even though I’d worked in the homelessness sector for several years beforehand.  What I did know was that Depaul had a strong reputation for being “good people”.  I knew it ...
Volunteers in orange t-shirts gardening

Thank you, volunteers

By Nick Sinclair - 5 June 2018

Dear Depaul UK volunteers,  ...
Volunteer Michaella Cowell in a graduation gown

Volunteer profile: Michaella Cowell

By Michaella Cowell - 4 June 2018

Volunteering for Depaul UK can take all sorts of forms – from mentoring and hosting through Nightstop to more specialist, tailored volunteering roles....
A smiling woman in sunglasses

Volunteer profile: Clare Vaughan

By Clare Vaughan - 15 May 2018

Volunteer Clare Vaughan shares her experience of volunteering with Depaul UK in the North East....
Cockle shells arranged in the shape of an arrow

Why I'm taking on the Camino

By George Penny - 3 May 2018

Twenty year old George has thrived since Depaul UK helped him to find accommodation when he was made homeless....
Alexia Murphy, Executive Director of Services

Project Focus: Your Chance

By Alexia Murphy - 23 April 2018

Here at Depaul UK, we believe in the potential of people. That’s how we approach the work we do with young people supported by our services across the country....
Daniel Dumoulin

Danger Zones and Funding Reforms

By Daniel Dumoulin - 9 April 2018

Policy and Public Affairs Manager Daniel Dumoulin writes about our latest report and the funding reforms threatening the wellbeing of the young people Depaul UK works with....
Cherry and James used their wedding to donate to charity and help young people affected by homelessness

Celebrate & Donate- A Fundraiser's Story

By Shelley Green - 8 March 2018

Why one happy couple decided to use their wedding to donate to charity and help young people affected by homelessness...
Costa Rica Trek - A Fundraiser's Story

Costa Rica Trek - A Fundraiser's Story

By Sharon - 20 February 2018

“I wanted to do something out of my comfort zone...I feel totally helpless and very distressed when I see people on the streets.”...
Tracy Haycox MBE

SAFE@LAST's Whirlwind Year

By Tracy Haycox MBE - 5 February 2018

It has been over a year now since SAFE@LAST became part of the Depaul family and, let me tell you, what a whirlwind year it's been!...
Martin Houghton-Brown

Leading from Values

By Martin Houghton-Brown - 14 November 2017

As I reflect on five years of service at Depaul before leaving at the end of 2017 to move to St John Ambulance, I am conscious that the single greatest impact on my leadership style has been the experience of leading a values-led organisat...

Bratislava Adventure

By Imelda McQuaid - 14 November 2017

“Looking at it, a flight to a different country is a great adventure and life experience. I hope to take advantage of this moment and experience and learn and discover. And also appreciate."...
Fundraisers take part in a charity sleep out at Durham Cathedral to help young homeless people

Durham Sleepout - A Fundraiser's Story

By David Atkinson - 27 September 2017

‘Why I gave up my bed and slept out for charity’ - A Fundraiser's Story...
Would you leave a gift to charity in your will?

Would You Leave a Lasting Legacy?

By Shelley Green - 12 September 2017

Leave a Gift to Charity in Your Will and Make a Lasting Impact...
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Journey to Rehabilitation

By Oliver Barton - 4 September 2017

You’d think that working in a prison, finding an offender to discuss his housing needs with him, would be easy. Well, the truth is quite the opposite actually. ...


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