Well I’m not gonna lie and sugar coat it and say how great you were. Let’s face it you were damn hard work at times. I remember the first day I met you in Chorlton in March last year. You’d turned up with a couple of other lads that we already knew from Town. Yvette […]
Written by Rachel Yates from the JustLife Foundation Everyone who works with vulnerable people has their one, the first death or the one which made the most impact, mine was Kevin. It was the shock of Kevin’s death which stuck with me as it was completely unexpected, he was starting to get help… It was […]
A beautiful sunny lunchtime in Manchester. It seems to happen quite regularly these days, touch wood. Mooch from The Big Change and Graham from Street Support are heading to Chorlton to see Steph and Becky at Reach Out To The Community. Reach Out To The Community is a shop and community hub in which raises […]
My name is Lutfor Rahman and I was born gay. I am from a very conservative community of Bangladesh. When I was 2 weeks, old my mother died. In 2009, when I came out to my family, they disowned me. Being gay in my country is forbidden by law and Sharia. So I had no […]
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 […]
The next in a series of short interviews outlining homelessness in the Greater Manchester area and the many forms it can take. Thanks to Tom for the courage and honesty to tell his story. See and read more stories here: https://news.streetsupport.net/ @streetsupportuk Thanks as ever to everyone at @BoothCentre
The next in a series of short interviews outlining homelessness in the Greater Manchester area and the many forms it can take. Thanks to Mylo for his courage and honesty in telling his story. @streetsupportuk @mylokaye
The latest in a series of short interviews outlining people’s journeys to and from homelessness. Thank you so much to Peter for his honesty and courage telling his story. And a huge ‘big up’ to the Booth Centre here in Manchester. In particular, Amanda.
The next in a series of short films outlining homelessness in the Greater Manchester area and the many forms it can take. Thanks to Dave for his courage and honesty in telling his story.
So, volunteering for homelessness organisations in Manchester. Is it all about ‘doing your bit’? In a way, yes. But it’s also about meeting new people, having a laugh, working as a team, getting some exercise, (trust me, a shift in a busy kitchen burns those cals) and mingling with the good people of Manchester who […]