Launchpad clients three times more likely to have a diagnosed mental health condition

15 May 2019

Launchpad reveal 68% of the charity’s clients have a diagnosed mental health condition – almost three times more than the number of adults from the general population who experience a diagnosable mental health problem.

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First residents move into long-term homes

12 May 2019

Launchpad opened five brand new flats in Reading earlier this year – and we’re absolutely delighted to say our first three residents have recently moved in!

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New project offers life-changing financial management skills

08 May 2019

Launchpad has launched Financial Skills for Independence – a new programme to arm clients with life-changing financial management skills, thanks to grants from Nationwide and NatWest.

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Big Sleep Out at Reading Abbey Ruins

02 May 2019

We are thrilled to announce that booking has now officially opened for this year’s Big Sleep Out, which is taking place on World Homeless Day and in a brand new location – the iconic and historic Reading Abbey Ruins!

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Launchpad mourns the loss of first Patron

05 April 2019

Following the very sad news that our Patron, The Honourable Mrs Mary Bayliss CVO JP DL, passed away last week, Ian Caren, Chief Executive of Launchpad, makes a statement.

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Launchpad unveils new accommodation to help prevent homelessness in Reading

22 January 2019

Launchpad has officially opened five brand new flats to provide long-term, affordable housing in the town.

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