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:


Calling all businesses! Take on the OAH Summer Challenge

Put your team’s entrepreneurial, marketing and leadership skills to the test by taking on the Oasis Aquila Housing Summer Challenge. Motivate your team, develop entrepreneurial skills and enhance positive media coverage of your business. The Challenge: It’s simple; we give your team £300 – you grow the investment! We’ll give you until the end of …

Read more

Meet TeamOAH our Great North Runners!

Avengers Assemble! Last week saw the gathering of our amazing fundraisers who will be taking on the Great North Run on September 9th. It was great to get together, share fundraising hints and tips, and reassure each other that it’s not too late to start training! One of our runners is none other than Steve …

Read more

New Community Ambassador Volunteering Opportunity

Are you passionate about tackling homelessness? Would you like to help us raise awareness of homelessness and encourage others to do something about it? We are looking to recruit OAH volunteer ‘community ambassadors’ to deliver talks at churches, schools and other community groups on our behalf. Community ambassadors give us the capacity we need to …

Read more

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 …

Read more