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About Us

RESTART Lives empowers homeless people to overcome the personal and systemic barriers they are facing and to reach their self-defined goals. From housing and employment, to mental and physical health, we offer wraparound casework and group programmes aimed at empowering each person to take any steps that are right for them. We believe everyone deserves a safe home.

The charity was founded in 2009 by Andrew Marshall. Following a year volunteering with another homeless charity, he was struck by the scale of homelessness in London and was inspired to respond by setting up a charity of his own.

Services include a weeky drop in at St Columba's Church in Knightsbridge (Fridays 6.30-8.30pm), one to one and group mental health services, weekly sports and fitness programmes, self-advocacy support and one to one casework. Find out more about our programmes here.

Meet The Team

Meet The Team

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Catherine

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CEO

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Ashleigh

    Caseworker

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    Phil

      Drop in Manager

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      Olivia

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      Programmes Manager

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      Paula

        Caseworker

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        Nathan

          Programmes Executive

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          Roman

            Head Chef

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            Caitlin

              Communications

              Founder and Trustees

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              Andrew Marshall

              Founder

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              Sonya Leydecker

              Chair

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              Nick Gandon

              Trustee

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              David Pyle

              Trustee

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              Pete Gibbons

              Trustee

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              Marina Abel-Smith

              Trustee

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              Rob Mills

              Trustee

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              Anand Dani

              Trustee

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              Mark Veldon

              Trustee

              With thanks to our funders

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