Nicole Kenny

Youth action initiative – update

We would like to share an update on the Youth Action Initiative following a recent event. The initiative is part of the Manchester Homelessness Charter and recently more than 40 young people from across different youth organisations attended an evening where lots of great ideas for going forward were discussed. The meeting focused on planning […]

Accommodation help made easier with new online hub

For anyone experiencing homelessness it is difficult and confusing to know where to even start with finding accommodation. There is limited accommodation for those who are not in priority need, and most need a referral from the council or another service. People often contact us asking what options they have, or trying to advise someone […]

New hostel opens its doors to Manchester’s homeless

Registered charity Stop Start Go (SSG) Sustainable Living has opened its doors to a new hostel offering a holistic home for the homeless in Manchester. A stone’s throw away from the Booth Centre, the hostel on Cheetham Hill Road offers temporary supported accommodation and an innovative tailored programme of support for 15 people. The first phase […]

Manchester Street Poem

The biennial Manchester International Festival has taken over the city for the past week bringing arts and culture and helping to shine a light on the diverse and unique city of Manchester. Away from the headline shows of New Order, Arcade Fire and What if Women Ruled the World, the festival has also commissioned a […]

New standards toolkit

Street Support has collaborated with the fantastic Coffee4Craig and Coalition of Relief (COR) to create a one-stop-shop to help charities and services provide the very best support to those that need it the most. The new Standards Toolkit provides a best practice guide to help protect the vulnerable adults that use the services, volunteers and […]

Moving forward with homeless services in the city

In February we shared with you the fantastic work and developing relationship between Manchester City Council and those who use its homeless services, and the £1m funding available to help tackle homelessness in Manchester. More than 40 people attended a workshop to start the discussion on how the £1m funding would be best spent with […]

Giving a fork about the homeless

On 26th March, following on from a successful Christmas meal, the community initiative ForkOff held a Spring meal at a confidential location in South Manchester. Organised for the increasing number of homeless in Manchester’s city centre the event was attended by 34 people who were able to listen to music, enjoy a meal and have […]