In Paris alone, 4,000 people sleep rough every night. Aurore aims to be a safe haven for the homeless in the French capital – including a vital women’s only refuge – offering them a hot meal, medical treatment and the practical tools to help them leave the streets for good.
L’Îlot is a temporary Brussels crisis centre for families in financial difficulty, victims of abuse, asylum seekers and those who struggle with addiction. It forms part of the global movement Serve the City, which joins forces with homeless shelters and other associations for community events involving sports, music, meals and friendship.
Arrels Fundació has been providing homeless and vulnerable people living in Barcelona with housing support for almost 40 years. Its open centre offers washing facilities, medical and advocacy services, as well as a space to foster listening and trust for those who are often unheard.
Part of the Berlin City Mission, Refugio Berlin is open to anyone seeking refuge. The unique project is founded on the idea of living, working and sharing together, via considerate and community-led shared accommodation. As well as a residential quarter, Refugio Berlin’s house in the city’s Neukölln district also features commercial tenants and an events space to support those in need.
Coalition for the Homeless
Coalition for the Homeless is unique in providing both frontline services and groundbreaking legal support to those living homeless in New York City. Its victories include securing medically appropriate housing for people with HIV/AIDS, and ensuring the right to vote for Americans without homes.
The largest provider of shelter and services for families and children in Chicago, Primo Center does important work to help the most vulnerable. Its aim? To create an uplifting environment for all ages, including catered holiday celebrations to provide happy moments for all.
Blanchet House provides pathways out of homelessness and hunger. Approximately 200 people a year find support to secure permanent housing, sobriety, and employment after participating through its supportive housing programs. Thousands more find warmth, nourishment, and community through its free meal program.
Share the Warmth International
This LA-born non-profit organisation is dedicated to providing resources for and bringing awareness to the societal challenges impacting underserved communities across the globe. It was founded by seven women of colour, all coming from different backgrounds, and united by their mission to inspire hope and drive change.
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