Famvin Homeless Alliance

The Vincentian Family Initiative on Homelessness

Vincentian Solidarity against COVID-19

Suporting homeless and vulnerable people in times of crisis. All monies raised by FHA will be distributed to Vincentian Family members working with the poorest and the homeless globally 

The 13 Houses Campaign

A Famvin Homeless Alliance initiative aimed at improving and transform the lives of 10,000 homeless people around the world in 3-5 years

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Goal: End Homelessness!

FHA Commission member appointed to the UK House of Lords

FHA Commission member appointed to the UK House of Lords

FHA Commission Member Dame Louise Casey has been appointed for a life peerage in the House of Lords, the upper chamber of the UK Parliament. Dame Louise will sit with the “crossbench peers”, the non-party affiliated members of the Chamber. The majority of members of...

The “13 Houses” Campaign expands in the USA amidst Covid-19

The “13 Houses” Campaign expands in the USA amidst Covid-19

The “13 Houses” Campaign keeps growing in the United States, the country where it all began back in November 2018 with a single house for a single person. Almost two years later, the Campaign is touching the lives of nearly 5000 people worldwide. There are two...

One year of the FHA volunteer ambassador programme

One year of the FHA volunteer ambassador programme

Last week the FHA volunteer ambassadors came together for the first time since the training course last year in Paris. On this occasion, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the meeting took place virtually. 12 months ago the ambassadors laid out their plans and goals, and...

Homelessness and COVID-19 in an international context

Homelessness and COVID-19 in an international context

One of the silver linings of the COVID crisis in the UK is that it could lead to a meaningful reduction in the numbers of people sleeping rough on our streets. Within the first three weeks of lockdown, the government, working hand in hand with the voluntary sector and...

The Voice of the Survivors – Diaries of a Vincentian

The Voice of the Survivors – Diaries of a Vincentian

In 2015, I had the chance to spend Easter with a Vincentian youth group in the community of Palmas del Río, in El Roble parish, Puntarenas, Costa Rica. Each day we would walk twenty to thirty minutes from the church hall into the village, and from there, we would...

Three Months of Vincentian Solidarity Against COVID-19

Three Months of Vincentian Solidarity Against COVID-19

Vincentians across the world have stepped up to the challenge of COVID-19. From soup kitchens in Peru to preventing the spread of the virus in the slums of the Philippines or offering financial and spiritual support for refugees in Rwanda, Vincentians replied to the...