Timeline and milestones
Edge is formed
Five people with the vision of supporting the housing and employment in Oxford for those in need start Edge.
We accept our first residents
We opened two church houses that were about to be rented on the private market and brought in 10 rough sleepers.
Our first permanent team member joins
We employed our first staff member for two days a week.
We expand our reach
We opened our third house and employed our second staff member.
And expand our network
We opened our fourth and fifth houses.
We started working with Oxford Brookes placement students for both Social Work and Occupational Therapy.
And continue our support…
We opened our sixth and seventh houses.
We employed our third staff member.
..and scale with YOUR support
We aim to scale and open between one and two houses per year including our first dedicated women’s house.
We hope to continue to support the rising numbers of homeless people in Oxford and expand our network of supporters and organisations we work with.