From Big Sleep Out to Big Share

Nikki Atkinson, Asset Coach at Mayday Trust, asks how charities can develop the momentum created by Big Sleep Out and suggests a deliberate city-wide approach to providing resources to promote and strengthen the aspirations of people experiencing homelessness.Read more

Volunteers: Friends and Connectors

Rhian Airey discusses how Mayday approach helps to recruit and retain our volunteers.Read more

In memory of Martin

Anna Suswillo, one of our Asset Coaches discusses how people like Martin struggle to navigate through a complex system of homelessness, care and health.Read more

A Disorder For Everyone?

Our Asset Coach, Nikki Aitchison, reflects on the 'A disorder for everyone?' workshop and asks how frontline workers can challenge the ‘let’s fix it culture’ prevalent in our public services.Read more

The unspoken truth about frontline

Anna Suswillo, Mayday's Asset Coach, shares the unspoken truth about working on the frontline and her experiences of being in and against the system.Read more

Evaluating the Personal Transitions Service

WeiHsi Hu, the Director of Logical Thinking discusses their research looking into the effectiveness and impact of the Mayday Trust's Proof of Concept for Personal Transitions Service.Read more

Delivering System Change on The Ground

At the launch of Mayday's Personal Transitions Service and our report Homelessness System Under Deconstruction, Sarah Hughes describes her experiences of bringing about systems change through delivering Personal Transitions Service.Read more

Deconstructing a broken system

At the launch of Mayday's Personal Transitions Service and our report Homelessness System Under Deconstruction, Pat McArdle describe why the sector requires a paradigm shift to transform how we tackle homelessness.Read more

Zumba: Let's get loud!

Paddy Bates from Mayday Trust reflects on Zumba and yoga sessions run specifically for 'homeless pathways' and asks friends in the sector to demand for others only what we would demand for ourselves.Read more

I have locked myself out

"I've locked myself out!" What is an asset based, strength based approach in this situation? How can housing teams really start to deliver on promoting independence, leading to a 'positive and sustained move on’? Our Chief Executive Pat McArdle discusses.Read more

Ditching the lanyard

Mayday Asset Coach, Andrew Durman, explores how it feels to go from knowing something isn't right with the system to ditching the lanyard and working in a genuine person centred way through the Personal Transitions Service.Read more