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Homeless and Rough Sleeping Evening Provision Grant

5 Jul 2017 - 12:19 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council wishes to commission a service that will provide an accessible indoor evening and weekend provision for rough sleepers in the City. The service will provide a safe and well-managed environment where rough sleepers can get hot food and showers, and advice and support to access other key services including health and well-being and accommodation. Manchester City Council

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Directorate for Children and Families IT Solution to aid the Homeless Grant

3 Jul 2017 - 09:53 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council wishes to commission an IT solution to make it easier for people experiencing homelessness to get the help they need. The Council is seeking a Service Provider who will work in and among communities in the area covered by Manchester City Council (‘Manchester’) to provide comprehensive support to people to have ‘one place’ to go for anyone to find out about homelessness in Manchester and DO something to help.

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Information and Helplines for Manchester Arena Incident

23 May 2017 - 13:42 by michelle.foster

We have pulled together a range of information collected so far about the additional support local charities & community organisations are offering in the aftermath of the events.
Scroll down to the foot of the page to view the updates.

 

Helplines and official contact information

 

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Rewriting the DNA of Health and Care (Episode IV: A New Hope?)

23 Feb 2017 - 11:50 by Mike Wild

You know that game where you have to pick the people, living or dead, you’d most like to have round a dinner table? Being a bit of an ideas geek, I have a similar thing about who I’d like to hear speak at my dream conference. I’m lucky that I occasionally get to hear some brilliant speakers from the world of charities and social enterprises.

Greater Manchester Winter Night Shelter Spirit Story - It is a crucial part of having a faith

5 Dec 2016 - 11:15 by helen.walker

On the night of Thursday 1st December, Church of the Resurrection & St Barnabus provided food and accommodation for 12 people as part of the Greater Manchester Winter Night Shelter project. This six month project involves seven churches within a mile and a half of the city centre. The shelters are advertised and people are also referred from organisations such as the Booth Centre.

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Mustard Tree Survey – plans for building on Oldham Road

25 Nov 2016 - 13:58 by michelle.foster

Mustard Tree is a charity that provides services to people who are homeless and at risk of homelessness.

They have a large building on Oldham Road, and are fundraising to refurbish it and make it a great resource, both for delivering their own services and providing space for other organisations to use.

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Complete our important State of the Sector Survey

24 Nov 2016 - 12:08 by michelle.foster

We have extended the deadline to complete our State of the Sector survey to 18 December 2016.

We would like to encourage your organisation to complete our important survey as we want to know how the government cuts and economic recession have affected our sector. We need to know how many groups have lost funding, how many have had to reduce services and how many have had to close or are facing closure. But also how we continue to work together providing valuable services and support to the people of Manchester.

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The People's Plan for Greater Manchester

26 Oct 2016 - 11:41 by Mike Wild

Macc’s purpose is to encourage, support and develop voluntary and community groups and individuals to have a real influence over the places and communities in which they live. So for that reason alone, we’re supporting the People’s Plan as a non-partisan, citizen-led movement bringing new and seldom-heard voices into the conversation about the future of Greater Manchester.

Sleep Out Event in Support of Young Homeless People in Manchester

21 Oct 2016 - 10:59 by michelle.foster

For one night Young People’s Support Foundation in partnership with Centrepoint asks you to swop your bed for a sleeping bag and sleep out so that homeless young people don’t have to.

The Sleep Out is taking place on 16 November 2016, 7pm to 7am at the Victoria Warehouse, Manchester.

Join in the Sleep Out in Manchester where Phenoix Night’s Justin Moorhouse will also be on hand to keep you all entertained.

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