Mother’s day can be a tough and challenging time for people living on our streets. Many don’t have contact with their mothers and some are even mums themselves, yet won’t be seeing their son or daughter today. Many of the homeless people and rough sleepers will be sat, stood or walking around the vicinity they … Continue reading Mother’s Day 2018: On the Streets
As this cold snap hits the UK and the ‘Beast from the East’ strikes, you and I know better than anyone that it’s cold and bitter when you step outside. Temperatures today have barely got above 2°C Working with the rough sleepers of Portsmouth they have told us less people than usual are stopping because … Continue reading The Beast from the East strikes the UK
On Sunday 25th March 2018, Helping Hands Portsmouth will be holding a fete at Highslope Community Centre in Paulsgrove. Details of the fete are on the poster below. Please feel free to share this page with your family and friends and we hope to see you for what will be a good, fun afternoon.
One of our loveliest homeless friends is about to move into his own proper flat. We have enjoyed the humour and spirit of Dave, a former Marine, from street to hostel to – at long last – a home of his own. True to form, Dave wanted to celebrate by giving back to his street … Continue reading An Ex-Marine Moves into a Flat of His Own