Staff Spotlight: Kalwant, BAME Tenancy & Outreach Support Worker

February 23, 2021

What do you do?

I support and empower people from BAME communities to engage with local organisations and community leaders. I help them develop confidence in accessing services they need across the health and wellbeing sector so they can sustain a tenancy. This helps to reduce homelessness, isolation, issues with mental health and benefits and any barriers they may have to access services they need.

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Stay at Home Sleepout success

February 4, 2021

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the annual CEO Sleepout, usually held at Meadow Lane, was cancelled last year. Instead, Rene House CIC and Mosca Direct UK decided to do their ‘Big Christmas Sleep Outs’. They joined others in sleeping out in their gardens and outside spaces on a cold night at the end of November, to raise money and awareness for local homeless charities.

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12 runs of Christmas in 24 days

January 25, 2021

We love celebrating the achievements of our star fundraisers and we want to say a massive thank you to Priya, aged 7, and her family and friends for their fundraising efforts this winter.

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Turn fantastic photos into fundraising

January 14, 2021

Throughout lockdown we have been amazed by the many creative gifts and talents of our supporters. Malcolm is one such person. He has decided to donate all profits from the sales of his striking photos to support the work of Emmanuel House.

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How will Emmanuel House be operating during lockdown 3.0?

January 11, 2021

Our priority, amidst delivering our services, is to reduce the risk of staff, service users and volunteers from becoming ill, as well as ensuring their welfare. It’s business as usual at Emmanuel House as we continue to support some of Nottingham’s most vulnerable people through these challenging times.

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Thank you from Emmanuel House

December 23, 2020

A few words from our CEO, Denis Tully:

“It’s been a long year but in reality it’s not even been a year – nine months to the end of December. It has been difficult to get into the flow because it seemed that at every juncture there was a new unforeseen change to deal with, which brought struggle or disappointment. The fragmentation of our systems, big and small, have shown us just how interdependent we are, whether that be the people delivering local services or national Government. We can’t do it alone. We need and depend on our neighbour.

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Recent outcomes of our outreach work at Emmanuel House

December 15, 2020

It’s important that we keep you up to date with the work we are doing to support those who are homeless, rough sleeping, in crisis, or at risk of homelessness.

Emmanuel House is often the first step of recovery out of homelessness for many people in Nottingham, who can do so by accessing one of three different types of service; our drop-in service, the Nottingham Night Shelter and our outreach team.

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NCT and NET ‘make the difference’ to Emmanuel House

December 14, 2020

Our colourful campaign message of hope and positivity can now be spotted all around Nottingham thanks to a generous donation worth over £25,000 in advertising from Nottingham City Transport, the city’s tram network and its print supplier Adverta.

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How will Emmanuel House be supporting people over Christmas?

December 7, 2020

This Christmas, Emmanuel House is continuing to work hard to overcome homelessness. Our role is still to do everything possible to prevent people becoming homeless and to support those who are homeless into accommodation.

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Nottingham homelessness charities launch ‘Street Support Nottingham’

December 1, 2020

An exciting new initiative connecting people and organisations locally, to tackle homelessness.

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