Order the new edition of our handbook "Sortir de la rue"(only available in French)
The new edition of our handbook on exiting homelessness is now available! Order now to access the details of the approach developed by Street Nurses to accompany homeless people towards reintegration.
18th tribute ceremony to the street deaths
This Wednesday, May 24, 2023, the "Collectif morts de la rue de Bruxelles" invites you to its annual tribute ceremony to the persons who had a street life and died in 2022. Our team will be present and invites you to join them to commemorate each of them at their true value.
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?
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.
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).
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.
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.
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?
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).
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.
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?
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.