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Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is consulting on a new Greater Manchester Homelessness Prevention Strategy

8 Jun 2021 - 15:34 by michelle.foster

gmcaHomelessness in all forms has increased in Greater Manchester since 2010 and tackling homelessness and rough sleeping is a key priority for GMCA and organisations across Greater Manchester.

A number of initiatives are already in place in Greater Manchester to help reduce homelessness and rough sleeping, including Housing First, the Entrenched Rough Sleeper Social Impact Bond and A Bed Every Night.

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Producing Art Together: Booth Centre Arts workshop

11 Feb 2021 - 15:39 by michelle.foster

booth centreOn Thursday 25 February at 12pm the Booth Centre will launch their Arts Programme for 2021/2022. Join the Booth Centre for a workshop that will explore the idea of developing arts programmes which have the full involvement of people who have experience of homelessness. This workshop will look at what’s possible, what the opportunities are, what the barriers are and how these can be overcome.

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Manchester's pledge to improve representation of homelessness in the media

10 Dec 2020 - 15:26 by michelle.foster

pledgeThe causes of homelessness are complex and often are the result of structural factors. Without public understanding of the extent of homelessness in the UK and the myriad of causes, the sensationalised approach often seen in the media has a damaging impact and slows down the institutional reform that is needed for change.

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Baubles 4 Beds: charity fundraiser for homeless charities in Manchester

19 Nov 2020 - 12:11 by michelle.foster

baublesBaubles 4 Beds is a fundraising event using Papier Mache to make Christmas tree baubles and then using them to help raise funds for Manchester Homeless. This is a Frank Dowd art project and the sale of these baubles will be split between Coffee4Craig, Barnabus and Mustard Tree.

People across Greater Manchester are being encouraged to help make baubles to raise money for the three local charities.

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Manchester City Council Update: The New Manchester Housing Allocation Scheme

22 October, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00

This latest Manchester City Council update will be sharing information on the review of the Manchester Housing Allocation Scheme and there will be time to ask questions

The Manchester Housing Allocation Scheme sets out the principles and rules by which people apply for social housing, including who qualifies to join the housing register and how the council prioritises who gets a home.

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MSP Homeless Thematic Review Published

25 Sep 2020 - 10:22 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Safeguarding Partnership (MSP) partners are clear about their responsibilities to learn from experience and improve their services as a result.

Findings from Safeguarding Adult Review (SARs) are an essential part of this process and provide an opportunity to reflect and learn.

On the 6 August 2020 the MSP published its Homeless Thematic Review.

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