Karen Purewal

Director of Services and Deputy CEO


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Karen has worked for Action Homeless for 9 years and brings over 25 years of experience working with people affected by homelessness in Leicester. Karen has a thorough and deep understanding of the complex and multiple issues faced by our clients, and has overseen many major developments in Leicester’s homeless services including the opening of the Dawn Centre in 2005. At Action Homeless, Karen is responsible for directing the charity’s wide range of specialist housing services and is committed to making the ‘chance for a change’ a reality for the people that we support.