Drop-in during lockdown

Following the Government announcement on 4 January, regrettably we have decided to close the Drop-in due to the increased risk to our staff, volunteers and service users. Staff will be at the Drop-in on Wednesdays only until further notice, but only for booked...
SWR Shoe Box Appeal a huge success

SWR Shoe Box Appeal a huge success

Nearly 200 shoe boxes filled with presents have been delivered to the Drop-in, in response to South Western Railway’s Christmas Shoe Box Appeal. Now Christmas will be a little brighter for local homeless people. We’re very grateful to South Western...

Drop-in Autumn Update

Since reopening from the lockdown at the beginning of June, we have seen a steady flow of service users visit the Drop-in every Wednesday and Friday. We started off with about 12 people a day; most of these were Polish in accommodation, either placed in hotels or...

Drop-in August update

Sadly, the Faith in Action Homeless Drop-in is still not able to provide our normal level of service for homeless and vulnerably-housed people, due to government restrictions. However, we are providing a tailored, appointment-only service on Wednesdays and Fridays,...

Dzienny ośrodek – aktualności, czerwiec

Prawie wszyscy nasi bezdomni goście podczas epidemii pozostają zakwaterowani w hotelach w różnych częściach Londynu. 3 czerwca otworzyliśmy nasz ośrodek po raz pierwszy od marca, przyjmując podopiecznych na omówione spotkania w środy i piątki.  Indywidualne sesje z...
Drop-in June update

Drop-in June update

Nearly all of our homeless service users continue to be in hotel accommodation in various parts of London while the lockdown continues.   On 3 June, we opened the Drop-in for the first time since March on both the Wednesday and Friday of that week for pre-arranged...

Drop-in May update

Our team continues to support homeless people, despite the Drop-in being closed for the duration. Nearly all of our homeless service users – including those dozen or so who were in the Merton Winter Night Shelter – have accepted hotel accommodation in...
Mayor of Merton’s Charity Appeal

Mayor of Merton’s Charity Appeal

Last Saturday, 25 April, should have seen the prestigious Mayor of Merton’s Charity Ball at the All England Club, Faith in Action being one of the two beneficiary charities adopted by outgoing Mayor of Merton, Cllr Janice Howard, in 2019/20. Unfortunately the...

Message from Chair of Trustees

Update to supporters on the Drop-in during the COVID-19 emergency. Very reluctantly, we have had to close our Homeless Drop-In, following government instructions about social distancing. We will re-open as soon as we can. Meanwhile, we are continuing to work with our...

Drop-in now closed for duration

In the light of recent government announcements, we have very reluctantly decided that we cannot run the Drop-in for the duration, which has now closed. We will keep our service users informed of further developments here on our website. Our telephone number for...