Our Vision

For everyone to be part of a community where they are included, belong and have what they need to reach their God-given potential.

Our Mission

To transform communities by creating access to housing, addressing homelessness and journeying with people as they fulfil their God-given potential.


Our Projects

We are a housing and homelessness charity based in the North East of England with 30 years’ experience of delivering bespoke, effective services for vulnerably housed and homeless people.

Our services include:


A New Bed and a New Start

Gav* first came in to our drop-in centre Basis@Sunderland for a food parcel four weeks’ ago. Gav was homeless and had been sleeping rough under a bridge in Sunderland for the past 5 months. He’d just managed to find some accommodation but was completely without food, possessions and even a bed. Initially, Gav was anxious …

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Grace’s Journey from Powerlessness to Independence

Grace* is a forty-year-old single mother to three children. Grace came to us for help as she was living in poverty with no spare income to pay the bills. With no income of her own and her ex-husband out of the country and refusing to contribute to child support, she was relying on the Child …

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Vote for us in the Natwest Skills and Opportunities Fund

Vote online at: http://skillsandopportunitiesfund.natwest.com/vote/ Natwest have just launched the public voting site for their Skills and Opportunities Fund, and we are delighted to say that we have been shortlisted! If successful, the money secured from winning the vote will provide the funding needed for our new ‘Finding the Change’ project. This project will enable us …

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An Afternoon Tea with Danny Parker

Treat yourself to a delicious afternoon tea in the luxurious Gold Room at the Vermont Hotel on 28th April at 1pm-3pm. You’ll also have the opportunity to win fantastic prizes through our raffle, and our special guest speaker Danny Parker will share his stories from the BBC’s Great British Menu, MasterChef and much more. This …

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