On Tuesday night, over twenty volunteers from local businesses gathered in Manchester on International Volunteer Day to offer their support to the homelessness network. Street Support Greater Manchester, which connects an online network of organisations and voluntary groups working together to end homelessness, ran the Hackathon to work on features requested from people experiencing homelessness […]
Last Thursday’s Unsupported Temporary Accommodation Conference at the People’s Museum in Manchester kicked off with Andy Burnham declaring homelessness as ‘a humanitarian crisis’ which needed a ‘whole society response’. The ‘hidden homeless’, often marginalized and stigmatized with sometimes complex and multiple needs, are right now living in sub-standard accommodation. In fact, 43% of all private unsupported […]
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
One little known problem that people experiencing homelessness face is a lack of activities to keep occupied. This can exacerbate other problems and affect mental well-being. There are a range of free daytime activities available to stave off boredom, loneliness and lack of purpose. These activities can provide a great source of emotional and physical […]
The buzz was amazing from the word go. At our Raising Bee Event last week, we split into teams, (Dev, App, Comms, UX). A fantastic mix of skills, experience, enthusiasm and personalities – all working together at breathtaking speed and ability towards a common purpose. (Missed it? Come to the next one!) Talk about being […]
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.
Looking to help but don’t know how? Read on! As winter gets closer and temperatures drop, a lot of people are looking for ways of helping people who are homeless in their city. Street Support Network lets you find out what is needed in your area right now. Watch our new video to find out […]
Sports programme for vulnerable people in and around Manchester. Manchester and Sport? They go together like bees and honey. However, now there is a new sporting project set to hit the streets of Manchester to help the most vulnerable. The suPORT programme brings together the likes of football sessions and boxing sessions. The programme is […]
We are looking for web developers who share our mission to #EndHomelessness. We would love to hear from anyone with DotNet, Ionic or front end skills who genuinely cares about ending homelessness and wants to do something to make a difference. We have a list of features the network say are needed, and we co-produce the […]