What we do
  • Homeless projects

    Accommodation and support for homeless, vulnerable people.

  • Family Contact Centres

    Child-friendly environments for separated families needing support with child contacts.

  • Refuges

    Safe, secure places for people fleeing domestic violence.

  • International Students

    Safe, affordable accommodation for international students, helping them adjust to London life.

  • 2nd Chance Furniture

    Making unwanted, good quality furniture available to people on benefits and low incomes.

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Latest News
  • Chapter 1 with Street2Feet Tournament

    18 MAY 2015

  • Private Sector Leasing scheme by Chapter 1

    18 MAY 2015

  • Chapter 1 encourages young parents in the St Leonard's area to register to vote

    10 APR 2015

  • Leadership transition at Chapter 1

    02 APR 2015

  • Housing & Communities Agency

    25 FEB 2015

  • Housing & Communities Agency - Regulatory Review

    20 JAN 2015

  • Mildmay House reopens after £5M redevelopment

    27 NOV 2014

  • Chapter 1 has opened another Re-Use centre in Nuneaton

    05 AUG 2014

Chapter 1 is a charity which, based on Christian principles, specialises in providing accommodation and support for vulnerable people.

We welcome everyone, regardless of their age, faith, culture or social background.

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How to help

There are lots of ways you can help, from donating to volunteering.

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Make a donation

A gift of £25 will help provide a safe place for a homeless person to stay.

  • At 18 I was kicked out and became homeless.
    My life only changed when I went to a Chapter 1 project.
    I had a reason for living and all their hard work made me the person
    I am today. I went back to college, and I now
    teach dance to young people." Steve*

  • The best part for me was being able to give my little girl the opportunity to see her father without my having to deal directly with a person who frightened me. It's so lovely to feel that you are safe and supported, and your child is safe and supported." Sally*

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