Number of homeless families across GM has risen by 1000%
Homeless children living in temporary accommodation across GM
2 years is considered an average 'temporary' placement
Gold Standard Report
Call To Action
A snapshot of some of the work we are doing:
Producing our insight report and proposals for change.
We've presented findings from our initial scoping work which highlights then extent of homelessness among families and the impact this has on health and social outcomes in both the short- and long- term.
We have proposed changes which need to be implemented to protect the wellbeing of a growing number of affected children across GM.
Read our report HERE.
Faith Sector and Cultural Partnerships with B&Bs.
Creating intentional links with ground level community and faith organisations to reduce isolation and improve well being and quality of life for those living in temporary accommodation Practical support is offered and a consistent base and contact which is much needed during transitional periods.
Forest School Trauma Intervention Programme.
Aiming to build resilience, create unique community support opportunities and provide a safe space where children can feel a sense of belonging. Forest School interventions have been shown to positively impact education and learning in other areas.
Connection Building and Supporting Local Businesses.
Supporting local businesses and initiatives to grow whilst developing relationships with those in the community most at need. Such as:
- The Birthday Stars Project - Providing parties, entertainment and gifts so no child feels left behind or forgotten.
- Manchester Museum - Providing bespoke behind the scenes creative sessions for our children in temporary accommodation. They provide a safe space for play and education whilst empowering the children to guide the programme.