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How do we help?

We strive to provide individual help for all homeless and needy people, from the reception desk to meals and pastoral care.

We offer our guests 3+1 major areas of service:
(1) basic services, i.e. everything that a shelter is obliged to provide; (2) social and charitable services, i.e. casework and charitable assistance through a social worker; (3) spiritual, psychological and community support, providing professional care and a sense of belonging; (4) support programmes based on specific criteria.

If you need help, contact us with confidence on the issue you most want to move forward in your life.

Our team is available every weekday (except holidays) from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at our centre on the corner of Király and Izabella streets in the 6th district of Budapest.

If you would like to donate to us, i.e. support one of our activities, find out more details and click on the I help donation button!


This is how we help:

Here you can find out in which areas we can help a person in need.
If you need help, take a look at the details of how you can use our services and contact us! We are happy to help anyone we can.
If you would like to support us, please make a donation to help us provide the services and support you prefer!

Support prgrams

Mustard seedsMedicine subsidiesThe Lift Up! ProgrammeSamaritanFive loaves of bread


Mustard seeds

WHAT IS THIS SCHEME ABOUT AND AND WHO IS IT FOR?

We have set up our Mustard Seed grant (loan-like) scheme to help with housing, business start-up, schooling and job entry. It is for people struggling with homelessness to make a positive life change through occasional financial support. The programme also includes the development of a support plan, which we will help the person who has been awarded the grant to implement.

HOW TO GET INTO THE MUSTARD SEED PROGRAMME?

This form of loan-type support is only available through an application process and is decided upon by a professional team. Applications will be assessed within 14 working days of submission.

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?

The conditions for submitting and receiving an application are as follows: Housing Starting a business Completion of school Help starting a job

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Medicine subsidies

WHAT IS THIS SCHEME ABOUT AND AND WHO IS IT FOR?

This form of support involves reception service, concrete financial support and the organization of the purchase of a prescribed medicine. Only prescription medicines are dispensed on the first 5 working days of the month. We are able to provide up to HUF 5000 per person per month to those who are entitled to this support.

This form of subsidy is reserved for those who are homeless and/or are unable to provide for their own basic and essential medicines.

The Lift Up! Programme

WHAT IS THIS SUPPORT PROGRAMME ABOUT AND WHO IS IT FOR?

In our programme, we provide financial support for a limited period of time to individuals and families who are unable to maintain and create decent living conditions without help.

HOW TO GET INTO THE LIFT UP! PROGRAMME?

This type of support is only available through an application process. Applications will be assessed by a professional team within 14 working days of submission. The successful applicant will be notified. The conditions for submitting and receiving an application are as follows:

  1. personal application to the social worker in our institution;
  2. an initial assessment; presentation of the necessary documents:
    1. personal documents,
    2. valid and negative TB lung screening test
    3. proof of income and expenditure
    4. proof of chronic illness,
    5. proof of residence;
  3. consent to mental assessment;
  4. commitment to regular contact (at least one face-to-face consultation per month);
  5. drawing up an agreement (terms of cooperation).

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Samaritan

WHAT IS THIS SUPPORT PROGRAMME ABOUT AND WHO IS IT FOR?

Helping homeless people in need of hospitalization or rehabilitation treatment with the most basic hygiene facilities, so that the lack of these does not hinder the start of treatment. We also call it the hospital package.

HOW TO GET IT?

The necessary hospital package is prepared in close cooperation with our social worker colleague, after prior consultation.

WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS BENEFIT?

This form of support is named after the story of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10,25-37). We try to tailor this hospital package to suit personal needs:, even if someone has special requirements, in order to help with hospitalization and recovery.

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Five loaves of bread

WHAT IS THIS SUPPORT PROGRAMME ABOUT AND WHO IS IT FOR?

Food packages for people experiencing homelessness and families in poverty who have some form of housing but need help in a crisis situation (e.g. job loss, illness).

HOW TO APPLY?

The necessary food packages are prepared in close cooperation with our social worker colleague, after prior consultation.

Special conditions for applying for a food package:

  1. Personal application to our social worker presentation of the necessary documents:
    (personal documents, documents proving the crisis situation, proof of residence, accommodation certificate or tenancy agreement)
  2. cooperation with the doctor in case of illness,
  3. cooperation with the employment office in the event of loss of employment.
WHAT ELSE DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS SUPPORT?

This type of aid can only be claimed once a month.

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