December 2022

A Month of Giving – Week Four Blog

Day 22 – WHAG WHAG provides support for women and families who are experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, homelessness. They also help anyone who needs it in domestic abuse situations. The work they do all comes back to empowering those they support. What do they need? Women’s dressing gowns How can you get it […]

Christmas and New year opening times contact details for indoor homeless provisions and help in Manchester

Christmas and New year opening times contact details for indoor homeless provisions and help in Manchester. 1, AKT (Albert Kennedy trust), 50 Oak Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 5JA, 0161 228 3308 9am – 5pm Mon-Fri. Supports lgbtq+ young people aged 16-25  Closed Weekends & Bank holidays  2, Beacon (Barnabus) 45 Bloom St, M1 3LY […]

A Month of Giving – Week Three Blog

Day 15 – Engage, Grow, Go EGG takes a fresh approach to the challenges people experiencing homelessness face in trying to find full-time employment. By treating each person as an individual and giving them intensive support planning and outcome-based assistance, they aim to provide secure routes to permanent residency and the workplace.  This isn’t a […]

Homeless sculpture is ‘impossible to ignore’

Towering, hyper-real sculpture depicting homelessness unveiled by charity Crisis as research finds hundreds of thousands could be left homeless next year If you have been walking near the Bullring shopping centre and St Martin’s Church in Birmingham City Centre this past week you cannot have failed to notice this striking statue, Alex, which was located […]

A Month of Giving – Week Two Blog

    Day 8 – The Brick The Brick are a growing project who work to offer practical help with housing, health, wellbeing and skills across Wigan and Leigh.  They do so many things to support the community including running a responsive street outreach service, and providing emergency, temporary and specialist supported accommodation. As its […]

A Month of Giving – Week One Blog

Day 1 – Cracking Good Food Who are Cracking Good Food? Cracking Good Food are a non-for-profit social enterprise who encourage and support people to cook affordable, seasonal and nutritious homemade food from scratch. Pretty cool idea right? They advocate for a fairer food system in Greater Manchester by running classes in hostels, offering low-fuel […]