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Shelter is one of the leading Homeless charities in the UK. As well as providing advice, information and practical assistance to those in need, Shelter campaigns to eradicate inadequate housing and homelessness by lobbying government and local authorities. The team at Shelter have been particularly fantastic in supporting Daisy’s cause in their promotion of Half […]

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I am one of Britain’s Hidden Homeless

Homeless people live on the street, beg for small change at cash points and try to flog you a copy of the Big Issue you didn’t want. That’s what I thought before last June, when I became homeless myself, as my family and I got chucked out of our home. I don’t fit the stereotype, […]

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I’m a graduate with a job, so why am I homeless?

Each morning, I come to work at Vice, the media company in east London where I’m a trainee producer making documentaries. I’m dressed up in my glam clothes, working with a room full of young people passionate about what they do. Then, at the end of each day, I go “home” to my mum and […]

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Britain’s Homeless Deserve Smartphones

I am homeless, but I have a smart phone, like to dress well and I’m a slave to a nice glass of Rioja once in a while. People are less likely to give a beggar their spare change if they have a phone or a cigarette in their hand. In the same way, people resent […]

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Britain’s Hidden Homeless Need to Step Out from the Shadows

Last week, I admitted that despite my degree and my job, I am one of the UK’s hidden homeless. I went from the UK’s dirty little secret to the self-proclaimed glamour gal of homelessness all within the space of about 24 hours. After the article ran, I was inundated with responses from old pals who […]

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