Why one charity broke away from the Cyrenians

Cyrenians, which mainly helps the single homeless, has become a familiar charity in UK cities during the past half-century. The loose Federation of Simon and Cyrenians shares resources and best practice, but prohibits members from competing for contracts in each other's areas. Susannah Birkwood relates how the Cyrenians in Tyneside, now called Changing Lives, stayed out of this agreement and went for growth instead

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