Belgian Homeless Cup
Belgian Homeless Cup is a social sports project designed to motivate and help homeless people reintegrate into society. It works through a combination of sports and social activities, and it also aims to raise awareness and challenge stereotypes of homelessness.
From one count in November 2016, there were 3,386 people experiencing homelessness in Brussels. This is a 96% increase since 2008.
In Flanders in 2014, there were 764 in winter emergency accommodation, 4,694 houseless people – including 1,675 children, and 599 people threatened with eviction counted during a one month survey.
In Wallonia, 5,638 people used the emergency accommodation scheme in 2016.