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March 2023

Housing Action Day 2023: mobilisation for more available housing

This year Street Nurses participates in the Housing Action Day movement, and our team will be present at the demonstrations on 26 March 2023, both in Brussels and Ghent. Because without durable and affordable homes there will never come an end to homelessness. That must change. Are you in?

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February 2023

Therapy dogs prove to be useful at Street Nurses

In 2021 Street Nurses started a project with therapy dogs. Gaëlle, nurse, and her dog Walt visited people rehoused by Street Nurses. Since then, they proved useful, and now we have four dogs as “colleagues”.

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February 2023

Why contribute to the financing of our handbook get people off the street?

At the beginning of 2023, Street Nurses is conducting a crowdfunding campaign to update and publish its handbook “Sortir de la rue » (which translates to “Leaving the street behind”). What is its purpose and why is it so important to us that it is published? Here's some insight!

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January 2023

When will there be a social housing quota for homeless people?

The Belgian Minister for Urban Policy, Caroline Gennez, announced on Wednesday 18 January, in an interview with VRT News, the investment of 10 million in the Housing First model for the support of homeless people.

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January 2023

"Sortir de la rue": €5,000 to publish and distribute our manual

Participate in the financing of the manual "Sortir de la rue", and support the dissemination of our methodology to end homelessness.

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January 2023

Street Nurses is moving forward in Liège! 

Street Nurses in Liège made quite some headway since it started its work in Liège in 2019. There are now ten persons who are committed each day to end homelessness in the city - and their results are impressive. Ahead of its four years’ anniversary, let’s see what was achieved.

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December 2022

The Gazette: a publication by Brussels Housing First tenants!

The Gazette is a publication coordinated by the Affiliation team that is currently hosted by Street Nurses and which organises joint activities to 5 Housing First projects in Brussels to promote the social re-affiliation of tenants. We are pleased to give you a small glimpse of it in this article! 

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December 2022

Include Street Nurses in your will

Is your legacy a matter of concern to you? Choosing to make a bequest to Street Nurses means extending, renewing or giving a new form to your commitment to ending homelessness. In any case, we are at your disposal to answer your questions, in complete confidentiality and without obligation. 

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December 2022

How can I help homeless people during winter?

Winter has arrived with plummeting temperatures. For homeless people, each season comes with its share of problems. During winter it’s the cold with its most serious consequence, the risk of hypothermia. Frostbite, causing amputation is another risk, although rarer. 

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December 2022

Your solidarity is necessary - more than ever!

As the year 2022 is coming to an end, the precariousness among the population becomes ever more pressing. That’s why Street Nurses calls upon your generosity to support our activities in favour of the most vulnerable homeless people.

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November 2022

Borrow our new exhibition about homelessness

Street Nurses makes its photo exhibition “Dream of a roof, wake up home” available. This new awareness-raising tool shows, in three languages, our work of caring for the most vulnerable homeless people, and how they endure their fate.

Would you like to borrow the exhibition for an event? That’s possible: for free!

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October 2022

Conference about ending homelessness: thank you! (Pictures)

During the national conference “From dream to reality: ending homelessness in Belgium”, on 14 October 2022, Street Nurses brought together homelessness professionals, politicians, and citizens to reflect on actions and concrete measures towards ending homelessness at the national level.

The day was marked by constructive and valuable discussions which can trigger the necessary political changes. In anticipation of the report on the conference, here is a summary of the discussions with pictures of the event.

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