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Information on plans to commemorate the anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack

11 Apr 2018 - 12:29 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council is leading the city’s arrangements to mark the anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack on Tuesday 22 May 2018. We love Manchester Chairty

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.

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Manchester City Council - update about homelessness in Manchester

15 Dec 2017 - 11:51 by michelle.foster

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

Manchester City Council will open the 38-bed Longford Centre in January, once the building – a former residential care home – has been refitted.

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Community Reporter Training - Homelessness

30 November, 2017 - 10:00 to 1 December, 2017 - 15:00

We think that people telling their own stories about the experiences that matter to them, and that are important to their lives is powerful stuff. Community Reporting is all about storytelling. At the heart of what we do is helping people to find their voice and describe their own realities through storytelling. We use basic digital skills and pocket technology such as smartphones and tablets to support people to tell their own stories, in their own ways.

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Tell your story! Join us, share your experiences about homelessness in Manchester and become a trained Community Reporter

15 Sep 2017 - 09:24 by michelle.foster

We think that people telling their own stories about the experiences that matter to them, and that are important to their lives is powerful stuff. Community Reporting is all about storytelling and helping people to find their voice and describe their own realities through storytelling. We use basic digital skills and pocket technology such as smartphones and tablets to support people to tell their own stories, in their own ways.

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LandAid Grants Programme - apply to become a LandAid Charity Partner and for a grant of up to £75,000

25 Aug 2017 - 12:07 by michelle.foster

LandAid's vision is a country where no young person is homeless. LandAid aims to bring about lasting change by helping tackle the causes of youth homelessness and contributing to the provision of safe supported housing for those who need it most. Landaid

LandAid award grants to outstanding projects on the ground that work to give young people the shelter and support they need.

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The Manchester Sleepout 2017

11 Aug 2017 - 11:35 by michelle.foster

Each year The Booth Centre invites people to take on the challenge of sleeping out to highlight some of the hardships that homeless people have to face every single night. Manchester Sleepout 2017

Hundreds of people will be joining this great event and raising vital funds to help homeless people in our community.

Participants are asked to pay a small registration fee and raise £150.00 towards the work of the Booth Centre.

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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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