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Crisis of Family Homelessness – Homelessness Faith Sector Summit

12 March, 2020 - 11:00 to 15:00

There are currently 2472 homeless children living in temporary accommodation across GM. 2 years is considered an average ‘temporary’ placement. Number of homeless families across GM has risen by 1000%.

The number of homeless families across Greater Manchester currently exceeds 1500, with evidence showing that hidden homeless households could take this figure to 10 times higher than official statistics.

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Service Manager – Homeless Healthcare Service at Urban Village Medical Practice

Urban Village Medical Practice are looking to recruit an experienced and committed Service Manager for their Homeless Healthcare Service. The Practice has a long history of delivering a comprehensive healthcare service to homeless people in the City and has just been awarded a 3+2 year contract to continue this provision which is an integral part of the City's response to homelessness.

Job summary:
To be responsible for the operational management and strategic oversight and development of the service, working closely with the Service Clinical Lead, on behalf of the SLMT.

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37 hours per week
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£37,570 - £43,772 per annum dependent on experience
Location: 
Manchester

"On Christmas Day 2019 there will be at least 135,000 children in Great Britain who are homeless and living in temporary accommodation"

3 Dec 2019 - 11:18 by helen.walker

Generation Homeless, a new report from Shelter, paints a shocking picture of the number of children who are homeless and in temporary accommodation. In the North West in Q1 2019, there were 4,150 children in temporary accommodation which is 1 in 394 children. This is a 385% increase in five years. Manchester has the 27th highest rate of homeless children in temporary accommodation in England, the only local authority in the top 30 outside of London, the South East and Luton. 

The full report can be found below. 

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Justlife are recruiting Trustees

22 Nov 2019 - 10:49 by michelle.foster

JutlifeJustlife is in existence because they know that every time they don’t act another person living in Unsupported Temporary Accommodation (UTA) suffers. They suffer with deteriorating mental and physical health, become victims of crime, lose control of their life, drop off the bottom rung of the housing ladder or die prematurely. Tens of thousands of hidden homeless households are living in Unsupported Temporary Accommodation across England.

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Homeless link – 2019 Cold Weather Fund

25 Oct 2019 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

Homeless LinkThe Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government are providing up to £1million of the Cold Weather Fund to Homeless link to administer funding to charitable organisations that are not commissioned by local authorities. The project’s overall aim is to financially support local providers in helping people sleeping rough off the streets this winter.

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Join The Manchester Sleepout and make a direct impact in the lives of people who are homeless

18 Oct 2019 - 11:04 by michelle.foster

On Friday 8 November the Booth Centre is inviting the local community to sleep out for one night so that others don’t have to. Now in its 9th year, The Manchester Sleepout is once again going to be held in the gardens of the beautiful Manchester Cathedral.

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Trustee Vacancies at Manchester Homeless Charity

8 Oct 2019 - 09:18 by michelle.foster

The Booth CentreThe Booth Centre believe in bringing about positive change in the lives of people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness, to help them plan for and realise a better future. The Booth Centre are looking for people who can help them deliver their vision for the Booth Centre over the coming years by joining their board of trustees.

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