Who we are

We are a group of housing associations and homelessness charities united by our aim to end homelessness.  Our members own and manage over 1.34 million homes. 

Our commitments

Our members sign up to nine homelessness commitments, developed with Crisis, which guide and benchmark best practice within their organisations. 

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Together we can end homelessness.

Register for our free events

November 2021
Women, homelessness & violence: How can the housing sector improve its response?A workshop exploring best practice in relation to women’s homelessness – and its links to violence and abuse – with guest speakers from the Centre for Homelessness Impact (CHI) and the Centre for Regional and Economic Research (CRESR) and Homes for Cathy members Elim Housing and Wandle. 

Latest News & Opinion

Supporting Survivors: How tackling domestic abuse helps us deliver on the Homes for Cathy Commitments

By Iain Turner, Corporate Compliance Manager at Wandle Wandle is a founding member of Homes for Cathy and, like many other members, was set-up in the 1960’s in response to concerns about rising levels of homelessness. Our founding members wanted to provide homes for families in desperate need of the stability and security a good home brings. […]

Homes for Cathy part of ground-breaking commission seeking to end rough sleeping

The Homes for Cathy group is one of over 100 housing, health, government and charity organisations and individuals with lived experience who submitted evidence for a ground-breaking new report calling for the Government to continue the principles and funding of the ‘Everyone In’ emergency response to rough sleeping. The Kerslake Commission on Homelessness and Rough […]

Giving life new meaning: How BCHA is supporting ex-homeless people to achieve their aspirations

Homes for Cathy recently interviewed Zaza Phoenix, one of BCHA‘s new Meaningful Occupation Coordinators, to find out more about her role supporting formerly homeless people to achieve their aspirations through meaningful activities. Here Zaza shares how the role came about and how this type of support can help people move their lives forward after experiencing […]

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Contact us

Homes for Cathy, c/o Hightown Housing Association, Hightown House, Maylands Avenue, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4XH
Tel: 01442 292610