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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Sam’s ‘Portable Homeless Pod’ project

May 25, 2021

This month we were lucky enough to catch up with 10-year-old Sam, a young innovative designer, enjoying being back at his school Tuxford Primary Academy in Newark. Over Zoom, Sam told us about an art project he did whilst he was home learning during lockdown. His class were given a choice of issues to consider and problem solve. Sam chose homelessness because of a personal experience of seeing a homeless person at a park in a nearby town. He recalls seeing someone who had only a piece of cardboard, some bubble wrap, a backpack, some crisps and a bottle of water.

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NTU students produce ‘Freed’ animation to break down homelessness stereotypes

May 17, 2021

We are excited to showcase ‘Freed’, a short animation created by NTU students for Emmanuel House, which raises awareness of homelessness and its stereotypes.

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Horsendale Primary School smashes fundraising target for homelessness project

May 17, 2021

We have thanked Year 2 pupils at Horsendale Primary School in Nuthall for their project about homelessness and outstanding fundraising achievements. The initiative, which launched with an interactive online assembly to six and seven-year-olds, culminated in the class of 30 raising £730.

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How is Emmanuel House’s Night Shelter currently operating?

March 18, 2021

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Nottingham Night Shelter moved into a hotel on 27th March 2020 under the Government’s ‘Everybody In’ scheme. Since then, we’ve been providing much-needed support during a period of crisis and have enabled rough sleepers to self-isolate in individual rooms throughout the pandemic. We are now supporting up to 50 guests.

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Emmanuel House joins The Big Easter Sleepout At Home – 1st April 2021

March 8, 2021

All across the country, on Thursday 1st April, people will be giving up their beds for one night to sleep out at home – on the sofa, floor, or somewhere safe outside – each pledging to raise or donate £100 to fight homelessness across the UK.

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NTU Fashion Design students upcycle ‘textile waste’ to create outerwear garments for people experiencing homelessness

March 3, 2021

This week we are excited to launch the #EmmanuelhouseNTU project for the third time running. Yesterday we spoke to over 100 Level 1 Fashion Design students at Nottingham Trent University about what homelessness means, how it can happen and the vital services provided by Emmanuel House.

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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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