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May 2023

New shared housing project for ex-homeless people: how will it work?

Street Nurses set itself the objective of collecting 40.000 € by the end of May 2023 to renovate a Brussels single-family house. From the beginning of summer, it will host a shared housing project, i.e. for people who left street life behind and will share the rent of this house. What role for the future co-tenants and the Street Nurses team?

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May 2023

Conference report: how do we end homelessness in Belgium by 2030?

How to end homelessness in Belgium by 2030? Find here and in our new report the key elements, the highlights and the perspective of the debates of the conference “From dream to reality: ending homelessness in Belgium” held by Street Nurses in October 2022.

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May 2023

Thinking about your legacy? Come and meet us at the Testament.be infosessions

The Street Nurses team is pleased to invite you to a free legal information session on the theme "In addition to my family and friends, how can I make a bequest or donation to a good cause?" organised by the non-profit organisation Testament.be on Thursday 25 May 2023 in Antwerp (Dutch) and on Tuesday 20 June 2023 in Brussels (French). 

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April 2023

Crowdfunding: why should you support the co-housing project for ex-homeless people?

The “Odon” co-housing project is a first for Street Nurses. With this innovative solution we can, from the summer of 2023, offer homeless people new accommodation. Your help is essential because to make this possible we need to collect 40,000€. Here are four good reasons to get you on board and help us making this dream come true.

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March 2023

Homelessness: Minister Lalieux convinced by Housing First projects

On Tuesday 21 March 2023, part of the Street Nurses team met the Federal Minister for Social Integration and the Fight against Poverty, Karine Lalieux. On the agenda were constructive exchanges around a common vision: that of a Belgium where homelessness is no more.

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March 2023

Never too old to participate in the 20km of Brussels

Like many people, you may think that running the 20 km of Brussels is not for you. You might even go so far as to say that you are "too old for this"... What if we told you that a 69 year old man has already taken up the challenge by wearing the colours of Street Nurses?

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March 2023

Become a volunteer:donors relations

The Communication and Fundraising Department of Street Nurses is looking for a volunteer to follow up on donor relations for at least two days a week (to be agreed upon).

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March 2023

Impact study: what is the societal contribution of Street Nurses?

Help us evaluate the impact of our work! Answer the questionnaire drawn up by Street Nurses in partnership with the SAW-B before 25 April 2023. This will be your opportunity to express yourself and to help us improve for the future, so that we can put an end to homelessness, together.

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March 2023

Decent housing is a human right

Housing is the solution to homelessness. And, conveniently, the right to decent housing is laid down in the Belgian Constitution. In 2020 there were 5,000 homeless and badly housed people in Brussels, and successive crises made the situation even worse. How is that possible?

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March 2023

Street Nurses and psychiatric patients

Many of our patients - and homeless people in general - are psychiatric patients. Street Nurses always tries to rehouse them independently if possible, but mental health remains a very important issue and requires both short and long term care.

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March 2023

In Liège there are ever more obstacles to housing homeless people

Street Nurses consider housing as an essential stage in helping people to reintegrate into society. Finding a decent home may already be a serious struggle for most people, but for homeless and rehoused patients, many more obstacles are piling up.

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March 2023

Brussels must facilitate access to social housing for homeless people

Access to affordable, durable homes of good quality is key to the abolition of homelessness. In this context, the Brussels government must take structural measures to get people off the street. That’s why Street Nurses, in the run-up to the 2024 elections, advocates the introduction of a quota to facilitate housing access for homeless people.

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