Partnership Project Brings Historic Building Back To Life

An innovative new project involving the Good Shepherd, Wolves Foundation and the City of Wolverhampton Council has opened its doors at the historic Queen’s Building in the City Centre.     The Central Community Shop, a flagship store among a network of community shops the council has pioneered across the city, will offer residents of Wolverhampton the […]

Give Help Campaign launches in the West Midlands

The Street Support Give Help Campaign launches in the West Midlands Did you know today is #GivingTuesday ? It seems a perfect day to launch our Street Support West Midlands #GiveHelp campaign.  Organisations across the region have listed what they need, be it items, time, or funding to help prevent people from becoming homeless, or […]

Tackling homelessness – it’s everybody’s business

The WMCA Homelessness Task Force have shared their thoughts about why homelessness is everybody’s business. Read to find out how you can ‘Find Help’ and ‘Give Help’ To a lesser or greater extent, the cost of living crisis is affecting most of us on a daily basis with the cost of essentials like food, rent, […]

WMCA Rough Sleeping Initiative Regional Training Programme 2023-24

The West Midlands Combined Authority Rough Sleeping Initiative seeks to add value and complementary outcomes to the work of our Local Authority and wider partners. To build upon the good work established in recent years, we are delighted to share details about our new regional training programme. This exciting training offer is not open to […]

Good Shepherd announces new partnership community project in Wolverhampton

The Good Shepherd and Wolves Foundation have teamed up with the City of Wolverhampton Council to unveil plans for a ground-breaking new project at the historic Queen’s Building in the city centre.   The project will offer residents a venue offering a community shop with a difference, a café complete with charging points to stay connected […]

New centre to support city’s vulnerable people officially named in memory of former councillor

The vacant Council owned city centre building, Bond House, in Bond Street, is now known as Peter Bilson House following an official ceremony at the centre attended by the Mayor of Wolverhampton Councillor Sandra Samuels OBE, City of Wolverhampton Council councillors and senior officers, and city homelessness partners. Son James and wife Audrey, daughter Emma […]

CEO Attends House Of Lords Reception

Good Shepherd CEO Tom Hayden was delighted to be invited to attend a parliamentary reception with Homeless Link at the House of Lords, to mark the tenth anniversary of the StreetLink initiative. StreetLink is a website, mobile app and phone service which enables people to send an alert when they see someone sleeping rough to […]

Street Support Launches in West Midlands

Following huge successes in other cities across the country, Street Support West Midlands has now been launched and is already rapidly becoming the key live portal for accurate up‐to‐date information for people experiencing homelessness and for support workers working to help meet people’s needs. Street Support West Midlands is continually updated by the city’s key […]

Molineux Sleepout Back For 2022

Article first published on Good Shepherd Wolverhampton Website reproduced with permission  The Molineux Sleepout is back for 2022, offering the opportunity to spend the night sleeping under the stars at the stadium whilst raising vital funds to support people who are vulnerable across the city. From 7pm on Friday 18 November, participants will spend 12 hours in […]