Simon's Story October, 2021

Since Alabaré Place was officially opened in April 2012 by HRH The Countess of  Wessex, our team has welcomed hundreds of homeless and vulnerable people.  They have included Simon, a former university teacher who spent 18 months with us in 2015. He says; “I was lucky. I mean, I found Alabaré or Alabaré found me…..My early days at Alabaré were ... Read more

Malcolm's Story October, 2021

I recently met with our Chairman, Malcolm Cassells, on how he came to be a part of Alabaré and his thoughts for the charity’s future and challenges.   How did you first come to Alabaré Malcolm? What piqued your interest? “I was on the board of Salisbury College at the time with Andrew Lord. He approached me to ask if I was interested in joining a charity, and whil... Read more

30th anniversary celebrations at Salisbury Cathedral September, 2021

Last night at Salisbury Cathedral we hosted an event to celebrate our 30 years of changing the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable people in our communities. We were delighted to be joined by some of the incredible Alabaré’s supporters who have been with us since day one; those who helped our founders Reverend John and Alicia Proctor fundraise to buy Barnabas House so that homele... Read more

Adam's Story September, 2021

Adam came to Alabaré Homes for Veterans following the initial lockdown in 2020. Adam had struggled with alcohol and drug addictions for several years following his medical discharge from the Navy after 15 years of service. I interviewed him in his new flat which we helped him apply for after a period of homelessness. He is immensely grateful for the support we provided, and he is keen to... Read more

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