SAVE THE DATE - "Dream of a roof": Mobilisation campaign to end homelessness
From 7 to 14 October 2022, the non-profit organisation Street Nurses will be running its “Dream of a roof” campaign. The aim is to invite citizens, companies, professionals in the sector and the political sphere to act together to put an end to homelessness.
Heatwaves and homelessness: Sunstroke Alert!
Heat waves are back in Belgium and endanger homeless people. Because, contrary to general belief, life on the street during the summer is hardly more bearable than in winter.
What are the risks, best practices, and recommendations? Here is a reminder from Dr Pierre Ryckmans, medical coordinator at Street Nurses.
Life on the street makes people sick
How does one recover from a long life on the street that is so harmful for one’s health? Street Nurses have a simple answer: a home of your own is essential for survival and for long term health. Because homelessness is much more than a social problem – it’s a public health problem.
Choir sings Verdi's Requiem for the benefit of Street Nurses!
In September 2022, the Brussels A Coeur Joie (ACJ) Region invites you to share its passion for the vocal arts and classical music during its concert for the benefit of Street Nurses.
Affiliation project: beyond housing, social bonding
The Affiliation project was born in 2020. This cross-cutting project for the five Housing First projects in Brussels (Antonin Artaud CSM, Diogenes vzw, Straatverplegers, Samusocial Brussel and Smes) serves the tenants supported within each of these programmes to address the problems of loneliness and lack of well-being experienced by these people.
Training: Hygiene, let's talk about it!
In partnership with the BICO Federation, Street Nurses is organising two-day training sessions for professionals who are confronted with issues linked to hygiene and precarity in their work.
Annual report 2021
The year 2021 marked Street Nurses’ 15th anniversary. It was a year of challenges taken up, of innovative projects carried out in an ever more present pandemic context.
15 min to know everything about Street Nurses
[VIDEO] Street Nurses contributes to the end of homelessness in Brussels and Liege, by accompanying homeless people who are very vulnerable in terms of health, towards their reintegration into stable housing.
Lack of affordable housing, let's create it!
In June 2021, Anderlecht and Forest were the first municipalities in the Brussels Region to grant a building permit for modular housing projects managed by Infirmiers de rue. Since then, the project in Forest has continued to grow.
My Way - first birhtday
Our project “May Way” is one year old!
Do you remember?
Many of you participated in our crowdfunding. And thanks to you we have been able to collect 15,000 Euros to launch the project!
“My Way” started in February 2021 and develops very well!
Liège Section - 2021
Thanks to the intensive work of the field team in cooperation with its network, we managed to give a total of 6 homeless persons a new home.
Modular housing : social inclusion and urban renewal
The Street Nurses' 'Module' project aims to rehouse and support formerly homeless people in a sustainable way in modular and movable accommodation.