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.
This is the first of a series of short films outlining people’s individual stories of homelessness in the Greater Manchester area and the many forms it can take. Here’s Christine’s story… Thanks to Christine for her courage and honesty in telling her story. If you enjoy it, please share it.
With more changes to benefits coming including the controversial rollout of Universal Credit (UTC), we asked the department of work and pensions (DWP) to share how this is being implemented in Greater Manchester. There is general information on what Universal Credit is and eligibility here. A useful toolkit with supporting information for customers & partner […]
We would like to share an update on the Youth Action Initiative following a recent event. The initiative is part of the Manchester Homelessness Charter and recently more than 40 young people from across different youth organisations attended an evening where lots of great ideas for going forward were discussed. The meeting focused on planning […]
The Homelessness Charter Mental Health Action Group had a great session recently and we want to keep you updated and share the key findings from the session. The Action Group met on the 14th September at MadLabs on Edge Street over lunch. The session was about coming together as a full Mental Health Action Group […]
For anyone experiencing homelessness it is difficult and confusing to know where to even start with finding accommodation. There is limited accommodation for those who are not in priority need, and most need a referral from the council or another service. People often contact us asking what options they have, or trying to advise someone […]
Registered charity Stop Start Go (SSG) Sustainable Living has opened its doors to a new hostel offering a holistic home for the homeless in Manchester. A stone’s throw away from the Booth Centre, the hostel on Cheetham Hill Road offers temporary supported accommodation and an innovative tailored programme of support for 15 people. The first phase […]
The biennial Manchester International Festival has taken over the city for the past week bringing arts and culture and helping to shine a light on the diverse and unique city of Manchester. Away from the headline shows of New Order, Arcade Fire and What if Women Ruled the World, the festival has also commissioned a […]
Street Support has collaborated with the fantastic Coffee4Craig and Coalition of Relief (COR) to create a one-stop-shop to help charities and services provide the very best support to those that need it the most. The new Standards Toolkit provides a best practice guide to help protect the vulnerable adults that use the services, volunteers and […]