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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 […]

Award for P3 Wolverhampton Hospital Discharge Team

The winners of this year’s Homelessness Awards were announced on 2 December 2021 at an online celebratory event. More than 100 people tuned in to see the winners unveiled at a virtual event to celebrate the very best of innovative and impactful organisations and projects making a difference towards ending homelessness and achieving positive futures […]

Simon Community Scotland’s Period Friendly Project

Simon Community Scotland’s Period Friendly Project provides free period products to anyone who menstruates and is experiencing homelessness in Glasgow, Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. The Period Friendly Project aims to give people a ‘period of dignity’ providing sanitary products at a Period Friendly Point – safe clean toilets with access to warm water. Provision […]

Help Those Experiencing Homelessness? Volunteers Needed

Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) Shelter This emergency accommodation provision will be on offer at different points through the winter, determined by the extremity of the weather. This is provided by the local authority and while desired by government it is not a statutory duty. Steve Terry from the Council is asking for volunteers for […]

Festive Rent Campaign 2021

Solihull Community Housing (SCH) is the Arm’s Length Management Organisation (ALMO) set up in April 2004 to run the housing service on behalf of Solihull Council. This means that with Solihull Council own the properties but housing services are delivered by us. Our Festive Rent Campaign is now live! At Christmas time, we understand that […]

Christmas at the Black Country Food Bank

At BCFB we are so grateful to all of our donors who give so much to help those who are in crisis. The winter months bring their own financial pressures but this year with the added challenges of energy prices, the end of furlough, rising food prices and cuts to benefits many are going to […]

Tap and donate to make a real difference to people sleeping rough this festive period

A scheme which makes it easy for people to donate money to support local people experiencing homelessness, is being expanded in the run up to Christmas. The ‘Change for Good’ initiative, which enables people to give £3 just by tapping their bank cards at specially installed ‘giving points’, is expanding out to Poole and Christchurch. […]

Hope into Action: Accommodation Available

Hope into Action: Black Country are a homeless charity who have been operating for 7 years and used to be a sub-division of Enterprises Homes Group. HIA parted in July this year and now HIA in the Black Country is led by MerylenPearce as the lead, supported by the head office in Peterborough. HIA are […]