Greater Manchester Homelessness Action Network Report 2 The question posed by Andy Burnham at last week’s meeting of the Greater Manchester Homelessness Action Network was simple: Can we aim to give people sleeping rough a bed overnight, every night from October 2018 to March 2019? The answers will need cooperation, coordination and co-production. Here’s a brief summary […]
A Bed Every Night Over Winter? Shaping the Answers.
A Quick Q&A: What does it mean to be intentionally homeless?
Why are people labelled ‘intentionally homeless’? And what help is available for those who are ‘intentionally homeless’? “Being ‘intentionally homeless’ means not being eligible for long term accommodation or assistance from the council – the most they will provide is advice.” Why does the council say I am “intentionally homeless”? There are a […]
Interview with Inn Churches
An interview with Dan Bushell of Inn Churches, who works as a Welfare Manager and Winter Shelter Coordinator. Inn Churches offers “practical support for those who need it most”, which includes a Winter Shelter, a Pay-As-You-Feel Cafe, and a ‘Warm Homes’ programme. “It started as a winter shelter for homeless people but now we offer […]
Saving Wasted Food
Food bank usage is on the rise, and Bradford based organisations are determined to fight this by reducing the unnecessary waste of food. The Trussell Trust – a nationwide organisation aiming to stop UK hunger – provided almost 1.2 million food parcels to people in crisis across the nation in the space of just 12 months; […]