Open Evening 2023

Open Evening 2023

Our Open Evening on 20 March was a great success, with more than 80 people attending. We were particularly pleased to welcome the Mayor of Merton Cllr Joan Henry, a number of Merton councillors and Stephen Hammond, MP for Wimbledon. Below is a selection of the...
Christmas at the Drop-in

Christmas at the Drop-in

Christmas lunch was served at the Drop-in on 16 December.  53 homeless and vulnerably-housed people enjoyed a full turkey dinner or veggie option, carols and a present for all. Amongst our lovely volunteers today are teams from the Department for Levelling Up,...
‘A Homely Blessing’ fundraiser

‘A Homely Blessing’ fundraiser

A song called ‘A Homely Blessing’ is raising awareness of homelessness issues and fundraising for Faith in Action. Ruth Carlyle, a former trustee of Faith in Action, has written and sings the lyrics. The link below will take you to online platforms on which you can...
Volunteers needed!

Volunteers needed!

Do you have a passion for helping others? Our volunteers work with our professional staff team to create a welcoming, non-judgemental environment at our Wimbledon Drop-in. We have a range of roles available: welcoming our clients into the Drop-in and chatting to them...

FiA Drop-in: Late Summer Update

We’re continuing to open every Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 to 14:30. Currently, we’re averaging 37 service users per day, a figure that’s steadily rising month-on-month. In July, we welcomed 12 new people into the Drop-in, many of whom are currently rough...

FiA & Merton Winter Night Shelter join forces

Merton Winter Night Shelter (MWNS) has merged with Faith in Action Merton Homelessness Project, after 10 years under the guardianship of YMCA St Paul’s Group. FiA’s Trustees will assume overall responsibility for the Night Shelter, with its day-to-day...