Join GMHAN’s Task Groups

The Greater Manchester Homeless Action Network (GMHAN) brings together organisations and individuals across Greater Manchester who are working to end rough sleeping and prevent homelessness. Their network includes people with personal insights into homelessness, people from the frontline organisations, public sector officers, and anyone working to find more effective solutions to the homelessness crisis. They […]

Women’s Homelessness Involvement Group (WHIG) Monthly Memo January 2023

Welcome to WHIG’s new Monthly Memo.  Each month our members bring to our meetings details of upcoming events, new services and groups, new challenges and more. We want to share this knowledge more widely, so watch this space for our Action Group’s updates on things we think may be useful to women experiencing or at […]

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

Christmas and New year opening times contact details for indoor homeless provisions and help in Manchester. 1, AKT (Albert Kennedy trust), 50 Oak Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 5JA, 0161 228 3308 9am – 5pm Mon-Fri. Supports lgbtq+ young people aged 16-25  Closed Weekends & Bank holidays  2, Beacon (Barnabus) 45 Bloom St, M1 3LY […]

A Month of Giving – Week Three Blog

Day 15 – Engage, Grow, Go EGG takes a fresh approach to the challenges people experiencing homelessness face in trying to find full-time employment. By treating each person as an individual and giving them intensive support planning and outcome-based assistance, they aim to provide secure routes to permanent residency and the workplace.  This isn’t a […]

A Month of Giving – Week Two Blog

    Day 8 – The Brick The Brick are a growing project who work to offer practical help with housing, health, wellbeing and skills across Wigan and Leigh.  They do so many things to support the community including running a responsive street outreach service, and providing emergency, temporary and specialist supported accommodation. As its […]

A Month of Giving – Week One Blog

Day 1 – Cracking Good Food Who are Cracking Good Food? Cracking Good Food are a non-for-profit social enterprise who encourage and support people to cook affordable, seasonal and nutritious homemade food from scratch. Pretty cool idea right? They advocate for a fairer food system in Greater Manchester by running classes in hostels, offering low-fuel […]

Introducing Philippa – GMHAN’s new Manager

We’re so excited to introduce you to Philippa Iwnicki, who is the new Manager for Greater Manchester Homelessness Action Network (GMHAN).  Greater Together Manchester are hosting her post, and we’re delighted to be part-funding it, along with Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity. She’s brilliant – and despite only being in the role for six weeks, she’s […]

Homeless Link Spring Conference: Accommodation Solutions

Homeless Link Spring Conference: Accommodation Solutions Homeless Link are the national membership charity for organisations working directly with people who become homeless in England. In March Homeless Link are hosting their Spring Conference in Birmingham. This will be an in-person event and a great opportunity to network with other organisations and charities within the homeless […]