Catégorie

December 2020

The role of hygiene in our methodology

A good hygiene allows the human being to maintain good health. It also allows us to gain self-confidence and to feel in harmony with the society that surrounds us. We have, indeed, more facilities to approach others if we feel clean and presentable. Our body speaks. Moreover, non-verbal communication represents 55% of our communication.

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December 2020

Six new modular habitats are born!

In the first quarter of 2021, the modules will be installed on a citydev.brussels site in Forest for a minimum of 2 years. We are very excited! This means that 6 homeless people will be able to have a roof over their heads, in a safe and sustainable way.

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December 2020

A housing sensor? What is it?

Street nurses’ ultimate goal is to rehouse all of its patients and ensure that they return to a stable situation. Access to housing is, in fact, one of the first levers for ending homelessness. It also allows thousands of men and women living on the streets to regain their dignity.

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November 2020

Post-follow-up at home

The phase of post-follow-up provided at home, known as "My Way", is the phase where we aim to improve the quality of life of people who have been stabilized in a home, and eventually to get them out of the follow-up by street nurses.

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December 2020

#ProtectTheUnhoused

Organisations around the world are insistent that homeless people need better protection from Covid-19.

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December 2020

My outrage at life on the pavements

On a recent visit to the metro, I was horrified to observe the outcasts of the current lockdown.

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December 2020

Supporting people at home

Our activities extend widely beyond simply finding homeless people stable housing. Once they have been re-housed, we continue to follow them up over a long period.

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December 2020

Identifying potential patients

Our work to help homeless people back into stable and durable accommodation takes place in several stages. Identification is the first of these stages.

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December 2020

Covid-19 Curfew: A "certificate of no accommodation" in support of homeless people

People without a hosting solution are already particularly vulnerable to the risks associated with Covid-19. Recent government measures taken to limit the spread of Covid-19 pose an additional risk of exclusion for these individuals.

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December 2020

30% of homeless people unable to take care of their basic needs

To wash yourself, changing your clothes, going to the toilet, finding water and food; these basic needs are unattainable for almost a third of the homeless people.

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December 2020

The three pillars to ending homelessness

Norway and Finland, pioneers in 'ending homelessness', tell us that there are three main points to focus on if we want to end homelessness one day.

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December 2020

Nearly half of the homeless people in Brussels have been on the street for at least 2 years

Brussels, December 3, 2020. Nearly half of the homeless people interviewed have been on the street for at least two years and two thirds have no source of income. These are the results of a survey organized in the Brussels Region at the end of September by the 400Toits campaign. In addition, almost one person in two said they had been beaten or attacked since becoming homeless.

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