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GMHAN Conversation – Prison and Resettlement – 30th March 2021

By Matthew Johnson from Inspiring Change Manchester On the 30th March, GMHAN hosted a panel discussion and breakout workshop to explore the issue of Prison and Resettlement, as part of our work to support the development of the Greater Manchester Homelessness Prevention Strategy. The online event, which was attended by 37 participants from a range […]

A Bed Every Night – Reflection by Matthew Kidd from Creative Inclusion

On Tuesday 9th March 2021 the Homelessness Action Network held an learning event to reflect on people’s experiences of ABEN (A Bed for Every Night) provision in Greater Manchester. Creative Inclusion were commissioned to write a report which brings together different perspectives on how Greater Manchester can respond as a whole system to improve the […]

GMHAN – Full Network Event

GMHAN Full Network Event – Reflection from Robbie Cowbury from Action Together  (Action Together support the community and voluntary sector in Rochdale, Oldham and Tameside) A Homelessness Prevention Strategy to cover all of Greater Manchester has been an ambition of the Homelessness Action Network for long before the pandemic. It’s a fundamental part of why […]

Demo of how to use the Street Support website

In this video, our team gives a demo of how to use the Street Support Network website as well as how to add an organisation and it’s services. The video is useful to watch if you would like to see an interactive view of how to use the site. Covered in the demo is: Emergency Advice: For people […]

Street Support Luton Digital Installations

With the support of the National Lottery Community Fund, the Luton Homeless Partnership will be attempting to raise further awareness of the Street Support Luton Network. One of the ways we intend to achieve this is through pop up digital installations located throughout the borough. The installations contain engaging information designed to further disseminate the […]

BCHA Announce A New Project For 2021/22 – The Way Forward

The COVID19 Pandemic has been really tough and a lot of people out there need a little help getting back on their feet.   A brief overview: A unique Employability and Skills coaching programme to support people over the age of 18 whose lives have been affected financially during the pandemic, whilst also helping to […]

Hope Into Action (Partnering With Faithworks Wessex) Purchase Their First House!

Hope into Action (HIA) is a national charity that enables investors to buy houses for the homeless. The key to this model is that every house is supported by a local church who provide support and friendship to the tenants such as assistance with paperwork and budgeting skills, eating meals or watching a film together. Faithworks in Partnership with HIA now […]

Social Media Students work – The Journey

Two student groups worked with Street Support Action Southampton to produce two different videos as part of their final year studies at Solent University which are now available to see. The two groups took different approaches, one created a short animated film called The Journey, which aims to spread awareness of homelessness and encourage charitable […]

St Anne’s Centre in Kemptown

St Anne’s Day Centre offers food and support to homeless or isolated people in Brighton and Hove. Staffed largely by volunteers and funded only by donation, St Anne’s has been working with our city’s rough sleepers and marginalised residents for more than thirty-five years. We try to offer a safe, warm and welcoming space for […]

Behind the scenes of Emma’s story

Solent University have been founding partners for Street Support in Southampton. They have hosted several conferences on homelessness and provided work placements to help the work of Street Support. This year, Solent University offered us the chance to pitch to their final year Social Media students. The ask was for a group of students to […]