In memory of Emmanuel House Trustee, Colin Slater

January 11, 2022

It is with deep sadness that we say goodbye to Colin Slater. Colin joined the Board in 2003. At the time he was Chairman of Nottingham Magistrates. He brought a knowledge of local government from the inside track, having for nearly 20 years been head of Public Relations for Nottinghamshire County Council. He has been […]

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#TacklingHomelessness case studies: Joseph*, Aisha* and Anthony*

January 5, 2022

37-year-old Joseph* was living in a shed on his allotment when he first met our Culturally Specific Tenancy Support Worker. He needed support with his health, benefits and accommodation.  He had a lot of different physical health problems and was suffering with depression and anxiety. His health was worsening and sleeping in the shed during […]

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Sanctuary, a short film to show impact of homelessness prevention

December 14, 2021

We’re delighted to release ‘Sanctuary’, a short film based on the lived experiences of Emmanuel House service users. The 8-minute film is available to watch on our homepage and the 30-second trailer can be watched below and on YouTube.

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Pre-order your #TacklingHomelessness charity t-shirt

December 7, 2021

We’re excited to be launching a #TacklingHomelessness t-shirt campaign in collaboration with Nottingham Trent University to raise vital funds for our Winter Appeal.

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Screening event: Mon 13th Dec 6pm – a premiere of Emmanuel House’s new short film

November 29, 2021

We’re delighted to screen the premiere of our new short film, which is written and directed by Nottingham filmmaker and friend of Emmanuel House, Luke Radford.

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Emmanuel House’s Winter Story – how we’re tackling homelessness in Nottingham

November 23, 2021

Supporting homeless people through prevention, intervention and recovery You are ‘homeless’ if you have nowhere to stay and are living on the streets, but you can be homeless even if you have a roof over your head – ‘homeless people’ aren’t simply the people you see in doorways. There are people sofa surfing and living […]

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Nottingham businesses challenged to join the fight against homelessness

October 19, 2021

On Thursday 11 November 2021, businesses across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire will take part in this year’s CEO Sleepout in support of local charities aiming to tackle homelessness and poverty. CEO Sleepout has partnered with Nottingham-based charities; The Friary, Emmanuel House Support Centre, and Notts County Foundation, to bring together teams from the local business community […]

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World Homeless Day 2021

October 8, 2021

World Homeless Day on Sunday 10th October 2021 is an opportunity to join Emmanuel House along with other charities and groups around the world to respond to homelessness within our 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 […]

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Geoff’s story: “I’ve been on the streets on and off since I was 15 and I’m 49 now. And hopefully it’s stopped.”

October 7, 2021

Listen to Geoff’s story: Geoff arrived at the shelter, which was operating at a local hotel, in August 2020 after a referral from the Street Outreach Team. It was here that he first met a member of our Wellbeing Support Team. He has been on and off the streets since the age of 15. He’s […]

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Crisps packet blankets make a difference to those who are homeless

September 29, 2021

As we look towards autumn and the nights are getting colder, wetter and darker we know that sleeping bags and tents will be in very high demand for people who are rough sleeping. One of the biggest challenges when sleeping outside is keeping dry. As soon as the layers meant for warmth and protection become wet, retaining any heat and comfort becomes impossible.

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