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Two firmly held ideas at Caring in Bristol are that homelessness is not inevitable, and homelessness is an issue for everyone. It can be hard to know how to get involved in the fight against it, and we all have a different capacity to do so. Solution One organisation that is connecting people in Bristol […]

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04.04.2024

TAP For Bristol

Winter brings added pressure to people experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity, harsher weather bringing higher costs which can be impossible to meet, and unimaginable living conditions for people who are sleeping rough. It means we work harder to reach more people, helping them to move away from a homelessness crisis. Our teams of staff and […]

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25.01.2024

2024: A Busy New Year

Sign from the Grit Awards at Bristol Pride

Before winter sets in, we wanted to share an insight into our busy summer period. It’s been a time of positive change and growth for Caring in Bristol. Imminent youth shelter Many of you kindly supported our appeal to help establish Bristol’s only dedicated youth shelter. We’re excited to tell you that this is now […]

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04.10.2023

In review: summer 2023

A collage of images from Veezu cabs and COR Restaurant

Solving homelessness in Bristol involves the whole of the city. A growing number of caring businesses here agree, including two much-loved independent businesses who have not only collaborated with us, but also with each other. Award winning restaurant COR and private hire firm Veezu are now raising vital funds and awareness to help deliver our […]

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21.08.2023

Creative Collaborations

Team members holding a poster of our mission statement to create a city to solve homelessness

As the wintery weather recedes it would be easy to think that the homelessness situation in Bristol is somewhat easier. It’s true that being forced out onto the street by a broken housing system is even harsher during winter months, and fuel poverty has driven many towards homelessness. However, homelessness is complex. Our work is […]

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20.04.2023

Our Work in 2023

Young person on a street with umbrella in rain

Last year, with a rapidly changing situation pushed by the cost-of living crisis, we made the difficult decision to pause preparations for our youth shelter. We’ve used that time to create a stronger evidence-based foundation, and secure specialist funding to make the project viable in the current operating environment. Some of you will remember Mel […]

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22.03.2023

Gimme Shelter

Homeless & Need Help?