Housing Justice Annual Conference – 15 June




For all who are concerned about homelessness and housing need in the UK

  • church representatives at all levels,

  • people involved in action on housing and homelessness

  • local authorities, housing and support agencies, day centres, drop ins, shelters, outreach services



  • Most Reverend Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham

  • Rebecca Pritchard, CLG Rough Sleeping Specialist Adviser

  • Graham Stubbs, St Martins in the Bullring & Birmingham Christian Homelessness Forum

  • Chair: Right Rev. James Langstaff, Bishop of Lynn and Chair of Housing Justice



Destitute and undocumented – options for helping people with no recourse to public funds
Sue Lukes
, Migrationwork
Dave Smith
, Boaz Trust/NACCOM network

Trauma and After
Robin Johnson
, RJA consultancy

Personalisation pilots with entrenched rough sleepers
Rebecca Pritchard, CLG

Working with Homeless Europeans
Dave Barratt
, Ollallo Project

Spending cuts and a generous God – theological reflections on present realities
Bishop James Langstaff, Chair of Housing Justice

Pastoring, Mentoring and befriending 
Sally Leigh, Housing Justice

Church Winter Shelters
Sally Leigh, Housing Justice

The role of the arts in recovery
Marie Benton, Choir with no name
John Paul Wares, Crisis Skylight Centre, Birmingham 

Download flier and booking form from www.housingjustice.org.uk/events/events.htm


Enquiries Housing Justice 020 7920 6600 or email info@housingjustice.org.uk


Exhibitors There are a few spaces for organisations who would like to showcase their work.

Contact Alastair Murray on 020 7920 6440 or a.murray@housingjustice.org.uk  




Help! There's an asylum-seeker in my church – 26 June




This day conference will draw upon a range of experience to explore different ways of engaging with and supporting refugees and asylum seekers across North West England. Organised in conjunction with refugee communities the event will increase your understanding of the experiences faced by asylum seekers in your area and help inform, equip and inspire you with practical ways to get involved

Times: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Brunswick Parish Church, Brunswick Street, Manchester M13 9TQ

Details and bookings on Church Action on Poverty website






Homeless Link Annual Conference – 6-7 July




This practical conference will explore how we can strengthen and future proof the homelessness sector, by building economic resilience and offering enhanced, good quality provision so that we can continue to work to end rough sleeping and homelessness.


  • capacity building, specialist one-on-one advice surgeries

  • Michael Whippman Client Involvement Award: your chance to influence the result and vote for the winner of a “Dragons Den” style competition

  • regional debates

  • action learning sets: an opportunity for you to have an issue that you are struggling with answered by colleagues in the sector

  • panel debate on enforcement: challenging us all to think differently

  • networking opportunities

  • social activities, including a pub quiz, drinks reception and conference dinner

  • Bookings: 020 7840 4461