Andy Fairbairn retires from FiA

Andy Fairbairn retires from FiA

Wednesday 30 March saw Andy’s last day as Drop-in Manager, and an appreciative gathering of service users, staff, trustees, volunteers and supporters gave him a send-off to remember. Merton Councillor Linda Kirby, co-founder of FiA and enthusiastic Friday...
New Drop-in Manager

New Drop-in Manager

The Trustees are delighted to welcome Ash Morgan as our new Drop-in Manager, succeeding Andy Fairbairn who retires on 30 March. Ash, who joined FiA on 1 March, has been working within the homelessness sector for a number of years. He turned to a career in...

Notice of AGM and Open Evening

AGM and Open Evening: Monday 7 February 2022 at 6pm, online via Zoom. All supporters, and those interested in our work with homeless and vulnerably-housed people in and around Merton, are very welcome to attend. Open Evening The Zoom meeting will begin with an open...
Christmas Greetings from Faith in Action

Christmas Greetings from Faith in Action

The Christmas spirit has been very much in evidence at the Drop-in. Our service users enjoyed Christmas lunch on 15 December, with roast turkey and all the trimmings followed by Christmas pudding and custard (in the picture, right, served by volunteer Cathy). The same...
Drop-in Update: November ’21

Drop-in Update: November ’21

The Drop-in is feeling increasingly like pre-Covid times with the resumption of two-course hot lunches for service users. We are now open from 10.30am to 2.30pm, and it’s lovely to see more of our volunteers returning to work in the kitchen. Service user numbers are...

Drop-in Update

Our Homeless Drop-in is now open from 10.30am to 2.30pm every Wednesday and Friday. The increased opening hours help us to spread individual appointments over a longer time, while being able to offer more of our services to rough sleepers, including showers, laundry,...