Welcome to Evolve

We provide a place of positive change and growth where people of all ages and backgrounds are supported to develop the skills they need for independent living.

Harold motion We have evolved

South London YMCA is now Evolve Housing + Support

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Fitze Millennium Centre Somewhere to call home

Fitze Millennium Centre in Crystal Palace is now open

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Kieran motion Our vision

To make a lasting difference to lives and communities

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Crystal and Zoe motion Providing a solution to London's homelessness crisis

We are a leading homelessness charity, and London’s third largest provider of accommodation for homeless people

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We are a homelessness and community support charity, making a lasting difference to around 2000 people each year in and around London

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Find out how you could help homeless people in Croydon

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CR Zero 2020

Together we will end chronic street homelessness in CroydonCR Zero 2020

We believe that no one should be sleeping on the streets and it’s time to find new ways to help our rough sleepers, so we...

Community Host Scheme

 Community Host Scheme

We enable young people aged 16 and 17 who are unable to live at home to find accommodation in a family setting.

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We help homeless people

in Croydon, Lambeth, Kensington and Chelsea and Bromley


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Sam Mentoring Offier for Evolve Housing + Support

‘Be the best person you can be.’

Meet Sam, our Horizons Mentoring Project Officer, who shares her story about coming to work for Evolve. ‘I was really...


Ava Brown becomes an ambassador for Evolve

Ava Brown becomes an Ambassador for Evolve

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Ava Eagle Brown has become an Ambassador for Evolve Housing + Support. As...


George Bageya is Apprentice of the Year

George Bageya is Apprentice of the Year 2016

We are delighted to announce that George Bageya,  Digital Inclusion Officer has won Apprentice of the Year 2016 in the national ‘Housing...



‘It helped motivate me to develop my own skills.’

Lauren works for Evolve in the Fundraising Team and she also recently volunteered to help with a series of creative...