Police and vigilantes are seeking to ‘other’ people on the street, says chief executive of Crisis.
Growth of unsuitable self-employment blamed for half of single parent homes being poor.
Disability charity Scope calls for a "complete rethink" on how disabled people are supported to cover extra £570 a month living costs.
'It has become so common that it barely raises an eyebrow and this situation has to change'
New Work and Pensions Secretary once boasted that 300,000 disabled people would lose their benefits when reassessed for Personal Independence Payments.
The homeless charity Shelter has launched a new local service to support older armed forces veterans struggling with housing issues and other problems.
An estimated 4,751 people bedded down outside overnight in 2017, up 15% on previous year.
Latest homelessness statistics "must be a wake-up call for local and national government", says Shelter Scotland.
The Children's Society has called on the Government to "provide free school meals for all children on universal credit".
Nottingham shopping centre hosts machine carrying free food and other essentials for those with special keycard.
Department for Work and Pensions admit it does not collect data on the numbers of foodbank users.
Estimated 128,000 children are without a home – more than were in the same situation in 2007 – says Shelter report.
Demand for emergency food parcels is expected to spike over the festive period and continue into the New Year and beyond.
Research by the charity reveals that the number of calls to its helpline has increased by 25% over the last year.
Charity calls on members of the public to help support homeless people over the festive season.
With council spending on early intervention cut by 40%, ministers urged to prevent ‘crisis turning into catastrophe’.
Parkinson's UK says sufferers are seeing the level of support they receive reduced when reassessed for Personal Independence Payments.
Health of low-income households at risk as funding cuts slash support for replacing and repairing boilers, pressure group warns.
Charity used official government and FoI data to estimate 307,000 people sleeping rough or living in inadequate housing.
Chancellor Philip Hammond urged to use his Autumn Budget "to reverse seven years of Tory austerity".
UK charity’s survey finds almost half of disabled people have worried about making employers aware of their disability.
Tories accused of a “colossal failure of public policy”, as charity warns years of cuts have created "an austerity generation whose childhoods and life chances will be scarred".