Our Impact in 2017

  • Over 3,332 volunteers, offering over 23,493 hours of their time.

  • New figures reveal that 3,569 people were found sleeping rough on any given night in England in 2015, an increase of 30% on the previous year.

  • Rough sleeping in England has now doubled since 2010

  • 24% of rough sleepers have been on the streets for 2 years or more.

  • 109,131 breakfasts served during this year, an average of 298 a day.

  • 4,871 different people used our services during this year.

  • 3,117 people used our advice services during the past year. 312 were women.

  • 18% of people using our services are under 26 years of age.

  • 32 people use the Whitechapel Mission's address to receive their post.

  • 29 people were helped to find employment

  • 11 were referred to drug or alcohol programmes.

  • 256 people received help in claiming benefits.

  • 32% of people using our services have been in care at some point.

  • 15% of people supported by the Whitechapel Mission have been in the armed services.

  • 97 people found permanent accomodation, either a flat or apartment. 169 people found a hostel during this year.

  • 20 birth certificates purchased during this year.

  • 19 people came to us without any form of ID at all.

  • 25,800 showers during this year.

  • 38% of people using our services have been in prison.

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Our Phones

The Whitechapel Mission is moving to a new phone system this week, which we hope will make your experience contacting us a little easier. Please bear with us as we transition and attempt to get the programing right.

Our Mission

The Whitechapel Mission has been serving the homeless and marginalised for 141 years – including a day centre, skills training and career advice, activity programmes and specialist support for complex needs. By encouraging each person to address the issues which caused their homelessness, we help them to gain the skills and confidence to make lasting changes in their lives.

We believe everyone deserves a chance, regardless of their background, race or religion.

We are open every day of the year and expect to see as many as 300 homeless and vulnerable men and women each day. And we do this without public funding.

We know that we can, and are, making a positive and lasting difference to the homeless who ask for our help.

Todays Volunteers

We welcome volunteers from:

MSCI

Individual

Volunteers play a crucial role within the Mission, serving breakfast, sorting clothing or working one to one with people who are homeless.

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Run with a Mission

Only
54
days to go!
Sue Miller

The date for the 2018 race is:
15th July 2018

129 spaces available

Together, we have raised: £1,030.00

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Make a Donation Now

We pledge to be open every day and pledge to make a difference for as many people as possible.

But, only if you can pledge to support us.

Make a difference today!

Monopoly Challenge

Monopoly Challenge

Take in London’s iconic landmarks in this challenge within the heart of the capital.

The date for the first 2018 challenge is: Thursday 24th May. Time: noon - 4pm

Support the homeless by taking on the Monopoly Challenge.

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