• Published On: 03/28/202217.3 min read

    Introduction The importance of relationships has become a part of the mainstream narrative in trauma-informed care in recent times. And with good reason. We are aware of the healing power of relationships in our ...

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  • Published On: 03/22/202213 min read

    Concrete Rose has at its heart a Christian ethos. We do not impose these beliefs on others and we support, work alongside and employ those of all faiths and none. Nevertheless, our Christian ethos ...

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  • Published On: 02/23/20223.2 min read

    With more than 7 million listings Airbnb is bigger than the top-ten hotel chains combined and the democratisation of this market has improved consumer choice and value. Certainly, I, as much as anyone, enjoy ...

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  • Published On: 02/10/20222 min read

    At the end of January we were finally able to hold our first in-person open evening. This was a joint event with Home for Good and (www.homeforgood.org.uk) and examined the role of foster carers ...

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  • Published On: 01/07/20229.5 min read

    Over the 12 days of Christmas we used our social media channels to examine the benefits of supported lodgings to young people facing a range of challenging circumstances.  This included young people facing homelessness, ...

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  • Published On: 12/14/20212.2 min read

    Over the course of November (2021) we undertook a series of Facebook Live sessions to give an overview of our supported lodgings scheme (Room to Spare). The headings and content of these sessions is given ...

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  • Published On: 12/06/20215.3 min read

    During the 12 years our founder, Mike, worked for the Cambridge-based youth charity, Romsey Mill (www.romseymill.org), he would regularly find himself thinking "if only there was a loving home environment available to this young ...

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  • Published On: 12/06/20210.9 min read

    In November the national Christian charity, Home for Good, released a report championing the role of supported lodgings both in improving outcomes for young people but also in overcoming the challenges experienced by the ...

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