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The Booth Centre remains open to support people that are homeless

24 Mar 2020 - 15:29 by michelle.foster

The Booth CentreThe Booth Centre, a day service that supports people that are homeless in Manchester remains open during the outbreak of COVID-19 to ensure that people that are homeless can get into accommodation. As other services in the city are having to close, the Booth Centre has worked tirelessly to adapt and remain open, by moving everything to operate from their garden.

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Greater Manchester Youth Homelessness Contract

7 Feb 2020 - 11:26 by michelle.foster

The commission will be to 'develop a new model of homelessness prevention for under 35 year olds delivered through a social outcomes based contract'. The estimated value of the contract is circa £8m over 3 or 4 years. Greater Manchester wants a project that will provide young people who are at risk of homelessness, or homeless, with a targeted intervention aimed at preventing these circumstances whilst also equipping them with the tools they need for life and work.

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"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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