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...

Our Drop-in during the Corona emergency

Regrettably, our Drop-in will be open for PEOPLE WITHOUT ACCOMMODATION ONLY from Friday 20 March until further notice. This is a tremendously challenging time for us all, however we are endeavouring to keep the Drop-in open as long as we possibly can. We will post...

Precautions against Corona Virus

We have shared with our volunteers plans on what we can do to protect ourselves against the Corona virus. These will be discussed in briefings each morning we are open, and we have prepared a simpler sheet for service users in both English and Polish.  This...

What can I donate to the Drop-in?

We’ve updated our preferred list of donations for homeless people who visit the Drop-in. For the latest on what is most useful to give to help some of the most vulnerable members of our society, click here. Donations can be deleivered to the Drop-in every...
Christmas donations flood in

Christmas donations flood in

It’s been a bumper Christmas as we took in donations from generous London-based organisations and individuals, Once again this Christmas we’re indebted to South Western Railway and their passengers from and around the Wimbledon area. Their 2019 Shoebox...
Decorations with a difference!

Decorations with a difference!

Razors, Oyster cards and socks were among the ‘decorations’ adorning FiA’s tree at the recent Trinity United Reform Church’s Christmas Tree Festival. The items chosen are amongst those we give to local homeless people. Trinity URC, in Mansel...
Winter newsletter out now

Winter newsletter out now

Get the latest news from Faith in Action and our work with homeless and vulnerably-housed people in and around Merton by downloading and reading our December...
A Volunteer’s story

A Volunteer’s story

Faith in Action volunteer Nicky Ellis spoke passionately at our recent Open Evening about why volunteering at the Drop-in means so much to her. To an appreciative audience that included the Mayor of Merton and her Consort, Merton borough councillors and other Drop-in...
Mayor praises work of the Drop-in at AGM

Mayor praises work of the Drop-in at AGM

Mayor of Merton, Cllr Janice Howard, praised Faith in Action’s work to support homeless people in Merton at our AGM and Open Evening on Monday 7 October 2019. This year’s well-attended event was an opportunity for local councillors, supporters and donors...