Sam's Story

Sam moved into the house a couple of weeks ago and although it was overwhelming, it was plain to see how settled and comfortable he felt around the house and with his new housemates. Our work with Sam isn’t finished, but his progress is immense. Read his story here Read more

John's Big Easter Sleepout

John Terry decided to spend the night sleeping in his garden to raise funds to support our work helping people experiencing homelessness. Read how he got on here Read more

Your donations help Chris make a house a home

Chris* came to us in autumn 2020. He had been street homeless for two nights following the breakdown of his relationship with his partner, which was caused by losing his job at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

What A Year

As this financial year comes to an end and we pass the milestone of one year since the first COVID 19 Lockdown our CEO Yvonne asked herself the question. What did we achieve in one of the strangest years anyone has lived through in our lifetime? Read her answer here Read more

Helping our friend on his journey to a new life

Our support worker Jenna recently met Jim* at his emergency accommodation in a hotel in Manchester. Despite working hard to turn his life around, he had sadly become homeless. Fortunately, we were able to help him quickly get his new life away from his past back on track and in a positive direction. This is Jim’s story… Read more

Helping a friend out of a risky and distressing situation

John*, a man who had suffered a lifetime of abuse and been in and out of custody, left Manchester a few years ago to start afresh. But, despite his hopes, he returned to the city and found himself homeless. Read his story of hope here... Read more

New home for a friend

Michael* came to us at the beginning of December 2020, while he was sleeping on the streets of Manchester. He didn't speak English very well at all and was using the synthetic cannabinoid, spice, on a daily basis. He was anxious about his status, and Read more

Huge steps for our friend

Andy has come on so far and has developed the confidence that he had lost along the way. He gives us so much hope, and reminds us why we will never give up on someone. Read Andy's story here Read more

Starting the year as we mean to go on

There is often a lot of help and support for people who spend the Christmas holiday on the streets. Sadly, though, this is usually short lived. Every year there is much less on offer on New Year’s Day, which is why we always try to ensure our doors a Read more

Our resettlement team’s recent success

While some may be winding down for Christmas, our resettlement team have been busier than ever. In the last three weeks alone, they’ve housed seven people into their own private tenancies. For some of these seven people, it’s been years since they last had a home of their own so we’re delighted to make this happen in time for Christmas. Read more

The Breakfast Project off to an amazing start

In just 3 weeks, we’ve served over 300 breakfasts. It’s been an incredible effort from everyone involved, and a real testament to Manchester coming together to help others. We couldn’t have done it without our volunteers and working so closely with other charities. Read more

New Hope Away From The Streets And Into A Home

Our Resettlement Tenancy Project is just one of the initiatives that we have in place when people come to us for support. Typically, when someone gets in touch or is referred to us, we’ll provide them with a resettlement worker or a case worker. Over a period of time, our case workers will aid recovery, enabling and equipping individuals so that they can thrive independently and feel secure in their home. Not to mention be connected and part of their community. Read more