Emmanuel House to re-open Winter Shelter for 2021/22

November 2, 2021

Emmanuel House is delighted to confirm the re-opening of its Winter Shelter. The charity will offer accommodation for up to 22 people per night – ensuring there are fewer people on the streets during the coldest months of the year. Prior to the pandemic, the Nottingham Winter Shelter, which has been running since 2006, utilised […]

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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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Emmanuel House Support Centre 2021 Open Days

August 17, 2021

An opportunity for new and existing supporters to see how Emmanuel House supports those who are homeless and rough sleeping in Nottingham The close relationships we have with all our supporters and partners are one of Emmanuel House’s greatest assets, but the recent pandemic has meant that we have not been able to meet or […]

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NTU fashion students create innovative upcycled garment designs for Emmanuel House beneficiaries

July 26, 2021

The ‘EmmanuelHouseNTU 2021’ project is nearing completion for the third year and we are thrilled to see the final outerwear garments produced by the Level 1 Fashion Design students at Nottingham Trent University. Over 100 garments have been created from secondhand textiles with specific considerations for the needs of people who are homeless, rough sleeping, in crisis or at risk of homelessness.

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Notts community pulls together to provide free food for city’s rough sleepers during pandemic – but there’s still work to do

July 21, 2021

We’ve recently committed to help implement strategies that will improve the organisation and distribution of Nottingham’s free food provision for people who are homeless, following the publication of a commissioned research project. We commissioned Nottingham Trent University to investigate food provision in Nottingham for those who are homeless or rough sleeping, with particular focus on […]

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Staff spotlight: Kenny, Navigator

July 15, 2021

What is your role at Emmanuel House? I work within Emmanuel House’s Single Support Service, which supports people who are rough sleeping and street homeless. It is hands-on, frontline support for rough sleepers and my job is to ensure the wellbeing and safety of the beneficiaries I work with. I often support them to access […]

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New eBay listing of “the world’s best luxury dressing gown”

June 30, 2021

We are excited to announce that from Sunday 6th June we have a 7 day auction listing on our Ebay shop for a bespoke dressing gown from Nottingham’s very own luxury dressing gown manufacturer, Daniel Hanson.

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