Mustard Tree are one of the most established charities in the North of England supporting those facing poverty and homelessness. Mustard Tree have over 25 years of experience helping people across greater Manchester where their compassionate and intelligent approach, creates a safe space, a community of hope and aspiration, opportunity and belonging where together each other’s confidence and skills are lifted.
Each year The Booth Centre invites people to take on the challenge of sleeping out for one night to highlight some of the hardships that people have to face every night.
On Friday 9 November the Manchester Cathedral will host the 2018 Manchester Sleepout. In 2017, over 400 people came together to raise an astonishing £120,000! Can you help The Booth Centre beat that this year?
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Would you like to share a story of your activity as part of the 2018 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?
Britain could end homelessness within 10 years with the right measures in place, says a landmark report by the charity Crisis, backed by high-profile figures such as the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dame Louise Casey, and international homelessness experts.
Everybody In: How to end homelessness in Great Britain resets the current approach to homelessness and sets out the exact government policies needed to end it for good. It finds that everyone who is homeless could have a stable home within 10 years if the measures are adopted in full.
Four years ago Ayoola Adeyanju’s family of four came uncomfortably close to being homeless.
The landlord of a rented Manchester apartment, which he was moving into, was facing a repossession order – leaving Ayoola, his wife and two young sons stuck between properties with nowhere to live.
Months of bouncing between the local authority, Shelter and rodent-infected temporary accommodation left its mark on the family.
Justlife’s latest report provides a fresh analysis of data on hidden homeless populations in unsupported temporary accommodation (UTA) in order to lift the lid on the true extent of homelessness in England.
This Lottery Funded project and film was about raising awareness of the complex issues surrounding homelessness. It aimed to highlight the facts and the misconceptions about homelessness in the hope that attitudes change.
Manchester City Council is leading the city’s arrangements to mark the anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack on Tuesday 22 May 2018.
Those affected by those terrible events will want to mark the date in different ways, so the programme is varied and takes different forms, to make sure that people can feel connected to it.
"Curiously enough, the only thing that went through the mind of the bowl of petunias as it fell was “Oh no, not again”.
Plans for a Council-run homelessness prevention centre – designed to provide temporary accommodation and support for people who have just lost their homes while they get back on their feet – have been approved.
Manchester City Council will open the 38-bed Longford Centre in January, once the building – a former residential care home – has been refitted.