Street Support Team

Male Sex Work Uncovered – The Pain Behind The Game

CONTENT WARNING: This article contains details that some may find distressing. When we think of the stereotypical “sex worker”, we are more than likely to think of the eastern European woman who has been trafficked into a western European country and is working in a brothel – ran by a miasma of gangsters scattered around […]

The Army of Kind People.

On Tuesday, approximately 130 representatives from various faith groups attended the Greater Manchester Homelessness Faith Sector Summit to work together to tackle homelessness in Greater Manchester. Faith groups in attendance represented all ten GM boroughs who worked together towards agreeing collective action. The event was kindly hosted by the Methodist Central Building and took place […]

Young People & Homelessness: Collaboration and Action.

Last Wednesday we hosted a conversation with young people who are experiencing homelessness and front line workers from a range of services across Greater Manchester. One of the primary objectives was to discuss how we might build stronger relationships & make space for conversation between young people and front line services in Greater Manchester. We […]

New fund for destitute migrants

A new fund for destitute migrants is being trialled in Manchester. People across Manchester who are unable to access state welfare, especially migrants who have been refused asylum, are set to receive well-needed extra support thanks to a new fund set-up by the Manchester Homeless Partnership (MHP) ‘Migration and Destitution’ Action Group.  The MHP action […]

Things Can Change

How a new initiative is helping to tackle homelessness through multi-agency collaboration and alternative giving. An oft-grumbled criticism of society as a whole is that we don’t do enough, collectively, to tackle the problem of homelessness. In many instances, we may be able to find examples that suggest this is true. However, in the case […]

Manchester Christmas timetable

We have been overwhelmed with generous offers from the people of Manchester, as have many organisations in the network. It is wonderful and hopeful to see this kindness for others in the midst of the Christmas rush, and we are happy to report that most organisations now have more than enough volunteers and donated items. […]

#EndHomelessnessMCR Raising Bee 4

On Tuesday night, over twenty volunteers from local businesses gathered in Manchester on International Volunteer Day to offer their support to the homelessness network. Street Support Greater Manchester, which connects an online network of organisations and voluntary groups working together to end homelessness, ran the Hackathon to work on features requested from people experiencing homelessness […]

Web developers needed

We are looking for web developers who share our mission to #EndHomelessness. We would love to hear from anyone with DotNet, Ionic or front end skills who genuinely cares about ending homelessness and wants to do something to make a difference. We have a list of features the network say are needed, and we co-produce the […]