Our mission is to empower people to overcome poverty, homelessness and addiction through our compassionate service. We work in collaboration with many different organisations and our work is inspired by the example and teaching of Jesus Christ.
Our Homelessness programme ‘Two Step’ provides a specialised housing service for single people in London who are homeless. The programme has established good relationships with many landlords and accommodation providers who offer housing that meets an agreed minimum standard. This enables us to help over 200 of the people referred to us by night shelters, day centres, councils and other charities to find suitable accommodation every year. Since 1993, Two Step has enabled over 7,000 people to find a new home.
ODAAT (One Day At A Time) is an abstinence-based residential drug and alcohol recovery programme which has been helping men to have healthy relationships and be free of substance misuse since the mid 1990’s. Many people who join us for treatment tell us that we are more like a family than an institution. This is because of the quality of relationships that we build as a small programme, the experienced staff, and the network of peer and volunteer support.
ODAAT is based in Lambeth and takes referrals from local authorities, probation and other organisations. For more information visit What We Do: Recovery Services
HOPE worldwide UK is part of the HOPE worldwide network of charities which works in over 60 different countries. HOPE worldwide UK has developed a special relationship with HOPE worldwide partners in Bangladesh, India, Lebanon, Nepal and Zambia. In addition to support with grants, governance and funding, staff and volunteers visit the programmes and can provide specialist support in person or remotely where required. For more information visit What We Do: International
In addition to the two programmes based in London, supporters and supporting churches around the UK are encouraged to volunteer locally and internationally. Many of our supporters participate in an Annual Day of Service in July at multiple sites around the UK. For those that don’t yet volunteer regularly, we hope that this event will help make connections that lead to regular involvement. For more information about volunteering visit Get Involved
HOPE worldwide organises and promote volunteer and service corps to support the work of many of the international programmes, so that our supporters can use their time, skills and experience to serve others.
In addition, UK volunteers assist remotely by providing expertise in areas such as accounting, monitoring and evaluation, supervision of the programmes or project management. For more information about volunteering visit Get Involved.