Manchester City Council

£10,000 target for Big Change to change lives

A team from Manchester City Council’s Rough Sleeper team will be donning lycra and running shoes to tackle the Manchester Half Marathon this October to raise funds for a charity close to their hearts.

Christmas Markets to give helping hand to homeless

Collections for the Big Change homeless fund will be at Manchester’s Christmas Markets for the first time, and visitors will be able to offer their support to help homeless people this festive season.

Strengthening our approach to tackling homelessness

Manchester has strengthened its approach to tackling homelessness but will need to ramp up its work even further to address the challenges of forthcoming welfare and legislative changes.

Plans go in for centre to help prevent homelessness

A planning application has today (Friday 6 October) been submitted by Manchester City Council to transform an empty former residential care home into a 38-bed homelessness prevention centre.

Council update on homelessness support

As autumn sets in, Manchester City Council is preparing to build on its partnership work to support people who find themselves homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Homelessness Partnership charts progress for World Homeless Day

Five months on from the launch of Manchester’s Homelessness Charter, organisers marked World Homeless Day (10 October) by highlighting what they have achieved since May and to appeal for more people and organisations to get involved. 

Manchester pledges 'homeless charter' on eve of World Homeless Day

A citywide charter on homelessness is to be developed by organisations working with homeless people including the voluntary sector, street charities, faith groups, health, GMP and Manchester City Council in the run up to World Homeless Day on Saturday 10 October.

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