The Vision and Objectives were set out in the Emergency Accommodation Standards that were agreed by the Manchester Homeless Partnership and Manchester City Council in August 2019. (Read Safety. Respect. Support here). They were reviewed at the Emergency Accommodation Action Group meeting on 28th January 2020. Vision for June 2022 And Beyond That everyone who […]
Manchester’s Emergency Accommodation Standards – Review on Progress January 2020
A Home Every Night?
The Manchester Homelessness Partnership (MHP), launched in 2016, is a network of organisations, charities and individuals who work together towards the aims and values of the Manchester Homelessness Charter. The goal is to end homelessness in all its forms in Manchester. This network of people across the homelessness sector are trying to change policy and […]
Manchester Homelessness Strategy
A strategy with a vision to end homelessness in Manchester One year ago, members of the Manchester Homelessness Partnership developed Manchester’s first co-produced strategy to end all forms of homelessness. It has three main aims: To make homelessness rare: Increasing prevention and early intervention To make homelessness as brief as possible: Improving temporary accommodation and […]
Big Change – making a lasting difference.
If you´re unfamiliar with Big Change in Manchester, here´s a quick summary and some stats. Big Change is a central fund, where the monies donated go directly to the people who need it most during this housing crisis – people who are currently without a safe home and those who have recently moved into accommodation. […]
What is the business community doing?
Businesses are taking on the challenges of homelessness in Manchester. To better understand and effectively respond to homelessness in Manchester we need to work together as a city. Businesses, charities, statutory organisations, and most importantly people who have a personal insight into homelessness. Please find to follow 3 recent examples detailing practical ways businesses are […]
We’re fundraising for a paid role within Street Support
We know it’s a really big ask. Street Support Network are currently working at and sometimes beyond capacity. We would like to raise enough funds to create another paid role for someone with personal insight into, and experience of being homeless. What We Do (Online) Street Support address the disadvantages of being homeless by mapping […]
Sharing Spaces – A Guide For City Centre Organisations
How to work with your colleagues and with people who may be homeless near your premises to provide safety and support for everyone. ‘Sharing Spaces‘ is a guide for city-centre organisations in Manchester to understand how to work with your colleagues and with people who may be homeless near your premises to provide safety and support for […]
A Great Big Thank You To You All!
Thanks to all the charities and organisations – from the big nationals to the smaller locals. Working tirelessly throughout the year to help and support. Thanks to all the businesses and the faith networks. Your generosity and kindness is turning lives around. Thanks to the army of fantastic and dedicated volunteers who do all that […]
The Booth Centre Exhibition – Arrival
Part of the #HOMEinspires Programme Sep 2018 – Jan 2019 This exhibition connects HOME with the city’s most essential voluntary groups and charities, both as audiences and as artists. The Booth Centre have created this exhibition as part of their arts programme. The artwork for Arrival was created throughout the last few months during the […]
Football match raises £2k for Mayor’s Homelessness Fund
On Sunday 21 October, a football match between a team of formerly homeless people and Greater Manchester Police (GMP) Tameside raised £2,018 for the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Homelessness Fund. More than 500 people turned out to support the match at Seel Park in Mossley. The Emmaus team, which included former professional footballer Andy Ritchie and […]