Btec Buisiness Level 3 Year 1 Unit 1 the Business Enviroment Essay

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HESTIA HOUSING AND SUPPORT
ADRESS 1ST & 2ND FLOOR MAYA HOUSE ,134-138 BOROUGH HIGH STREET LONDON SE1 1LB
TELEPHONE +44 (0) 2073783100
FAX +44 (0) 2074075781
EMAIL info@hestia.org
WEB SITE WWW.HESTIA.ORG
LEGAL INFORMATION REGISTERED CHARITY: 294555 COMPANY NUMBER: 2020165 NATURE OF BUSINESS: CHARITY
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For nearly a decade the Trust pioneered work in this area, running the old Marmite factory in Vauxhall, the old Charing Cross hospital and other properties to provide as many as 800 people a night with accommodation. It was the dedication of the members of the Trust and of those who supported them which kept them going in conditions which would seem almost impossible today.
The organisation later branched out into specialist support services, such as working with ex-offenders, and people with mental health needs. To avoid confusion with the sister organisation, St Mungo’s Housing Association, they changed the name to Hestia Housing and Support in June 1998. They continue to grow and are now the biggest provider of domestic abuse services in London.
PURPOSE Domestic Abuse: Helping survivors of Domestic Abuse and their families to rebuild their lives, creating a stronger future for themselves in a safe and healthy environment. Anti-Human Trafficking Services: Providing victims of trafficking with the advice, emotional and practical support they need to regain their freedom. Mental Health: Providing person-centered support for our service users’ individual needs so

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