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Humbug – The Edge and the Booth Centre

12 December, 2019 (All day) to 14 December, 2019 (All day)

The Edge runs regular drama and singing workshops at The Booth Centre for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Together they have produced a unique company making high quality theatre.

Thursday 12 December, 7.30pm
Friday 13 December, 3pm
Saturday 14 December, 3pm

This is a modern version of Dickens’ classic tale, A Christmas Carol.

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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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UK Communications and Administration Officer at S.A.L.V.E. International

Do you believe that no young person should have to live and work on the streets?
Do you believe that children who have lived on the streets deserve the chance to fulfil their potential?
S.A.L.V.E. International is looking to recruit a part-time UK based Communications and Administration Officer – could it be you?

14 hours per week
£9.30 per hour

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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Sleep Walk for Shelter Manchester

11 December, 2019 - 18:00 to 22:00

On December 11  join Shelter for a 10km fundraising walk through central Manchester and take steps to fight homelessness for Shelter.

The walk will start and end at Manchester Central Convention Complex and follow a route past some of Manchester's most iconic sights.

Come together with friends, colleagues, and Shelter supporters to brave the winter cold and raise money to fight homelessness.

Registration fee is £15 and you are asked to raise a minimum of £80.

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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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Macc wins Manchester Voluntary Sector Infrastructure Contract

4 Oct 2019 - 14:09 by michelle.foster

MaccAs you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.

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