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An Introduction to: Essex Faith Covenant

Connecting, exploring, taking action together Faith communities play a positive role in their neighbourhood to support people most in need, strengthening resilience, reinforcing local identity and helping to connect communities. The Essex Faith Covenant, the first county-wide Faith Covenant in the UK, was launched on 14th October 2017. It continues to drive the partnership between faith […]

Tappin’ In Jan 2022

Learn to tap dance and be part of a tap dancing world record attempt – no experience necessary about Tappin’ In Tappin’ In is a project happening across the West Midlands during spring-summer 2022, as part of Birmingham International Dance Festival and the Birmingham 2022 Festival. We’re inviting people to come together weekly between February […]

Street Support Network Greater Manchester launch new ‘Advice for Families’

At the start of 2020, emphasis focused on people sleeping rough in Greater Manchester prompted us to look at how homelessness affects families. The Shared Health Foundation Gold Standard report estimated: 2,742 children were living in temporary accommodation in Greater Manchester; Two years is considered an average ‘temporary’ placement; The number of homeless families in […]

Welcome to the team, Mara!

After a search for a lead of communications and engagement for Street Support Network, we’re delighted to welcome Mara to our team. Mara’s background is in creative writing and digital marketing. In her past roles she’s worked on charity efforts which led her to believe that helping people through communication and engagement is what she […]

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

Who’s open, what’s happening and where?   1, AKT (Albert Kennedy trust), 50 Oak Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 5JA, 0161 228 3308 10am – 4:30pm Mon-Fri. Supports lgbtq+ young people aged 16-25 Closed 24th – 4th Jan 2, Barnabus office 61 Bloom St. 0161 237 3223 10am – 4pm Monday – Thursday ideally appointment […]

How you can help this winter in BCP?

  Are you able to donate essential items such as toiletries to help individuals who are experiencing homelessness this Christmas? Donations of new toiletries, socks and underwear (small/medium, for men and women), can be dropped off at: • Half-time, Westover Road, Bournemouth BH1 2BZ (Mon / Wed / Fri mornings) • Routes to Roots, c/o […]

Christmas Food Outlets

This year the voluntary services offering food will be open over the Christmas weekend. The Community Cafe becomes Christmas Cafe and are open on both Christmas day (13.00- 15.00) and Boxing day (16.30- 18.000. Also open on Boxing day (11 – 13.00) are both venues for Southampton Sunday Lunch Project at  St Marks Institute, Victoria […]