Lone: an in-depth look at our short film about homelessness

November 10, 2020

Lone was commissioned to launch our winter appeal and to raise awareness of the work we do to help those who are homeless, rough sleeping, in crisis or at risk of homelessness.

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Nottingham’s creative community joins forces for Emmanuel House’s Winter Appeal

November 5, 2020

We have launched our winter appeal by telling the people of Nottingham ‘You Can Make the Difference’ in supporting homeless, vulnerable and isolated adults across the city.

We’re launching our campaign with the release of Lone, a short film based on the lived experiences of homeless people in Nottingham. A public art campaign also includes a mural, a poster appeal and artwork across a city centre bus and tram.

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Premiere event for ‘Lone’, a film for Emmanuel House

November 3, 2020

Lone is a short film based on the lived experiences of homeless people in Nottingham, commissioned by Emmanuel House to launch this year’s winter appeal. From the directors of BBC One’s Soul Boy Luke Radford and Toby Curson, Lone stars award-winning Television Workshop actor Justine Emma Moore, as well as Emmanuel House staff and beneficiaries. […]

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Positive outcomes at Emmanuel House

October 21, 2020

We are currently offering support, clothing, showers, IT access and haircuts to people who are homeless, rough sleeping, or in crisis and at risk of homelessness. People can come to the hatch at the front of Emmanuel House and book an appointment with our support staff.

Here are two stories about people who have recently used our services.

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Clothing with a conscience at The Old Toffee Shop

October 20, 2020

For 8 weeks this autumn, Emmanuel House is the grateful recipient of 10% of profits from The Old Toffee Shop. So do they sell old toffee? No! The Old Toffee Shop refers to the home of mother and daughter Rachel and Amy in Nottingham, where they run the online second-hand clothing shop. There are already […]

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Nottingham Night Shelter case study: “You were life savers”

October 12, 2020

Steve*, a 26-year-old British male, came to the hotel during the summer, after being seen rough sleeping.

Steve had come to Nottingham from Cambridge to go to university. After lockdown his mental health had deteriorated and he had not attended online studies. As a result, he had lost his place on his course at university.

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Share the journey with Emmanuel House on World Homeless Day

October 8, 2020

On this year’s World Homeless Day, Emmanuel House is joining charities and groups around the world to respond to homelessness within their local communities. Originally set up to draw attention to homeless people’s needs locally, the national day provides opportunities for people to get involved in responding to homelessness.  A few words from Emmanuel House […]

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Urgent appeal – empty building needed for night shelter venue

October 5, 2020

Our night shelter is in urgent need of a new venue. We’re looking for warehouse spaces or derelict buildings in Nottingham. Do you know anyone that can help? We’re currently supporting 25 guests in a local hotel and we are looking for alternative options. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the government’s ‘Everyone In’ policy, […]

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Warm woolly hats are essential this winter

October 1, 2020

Can you help Diane to make woolly hats for our beneficiaries this winter? You can support Diane by supplying wool or knitting woolly hats and donating them to the centre.

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Emmanuel House launches harvest appeal to provide nutritious meals for Night Shelter guests

September 23, 2020

Can you help us provide healthy, nutritious food for the 24 guests in our night shelter?

Emmanuel House’s Harvest 2020 Appeal is looking a little different to previous years. But despite our current services running in different ways, we still need your help to provide food for some of Nottingham’s most vulnerable people.

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