At SPEAR we have been supporting people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in South West London since 1987. Our mission is to enable homeless people to find secure accommodation and work towards a positive future.

Health care and accommodation

  • We worked with 167 rough sleepers in Richmond and 107 in Sutton
  • We provided 170 supported tenancies and 90% of people maintained their accommodation
  • We helped 100 people register with a GP
  • 200+ people were supported with their health

Our Staff

  • 1 in 6 SPEAR employees has experienced homelessness
  • 8 out of 9 SPEAR trainee workers have continued with professional roles in the social care sector

Volunteering, community partnerships and fundraising

  • 19 people completed a volunteering placement or peer mentoring course
  • 1 in 5 people in SPEAR accommodation gave back through volunteering

To find out more about the impact we have had on our clients, their families and the wider community during the past year please read our SPEAR Impact Report