Author Archive | Chris


CEO Sleepout in Hull

Over 40 of Hull’s most caring business people will spend the night outdoors at KCOM Stadium next Thursday – and we’re aiming to make Hull a fairer city! Kelly and Alex from Emmaus Hull and East Riding are taking part. See a full list of those taking part at:

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John’s story

During my life I have many up’s and down’s, I am proud that I was a manager for Iceland for 3 years, where I met my friend and then we started sharing a flat together, which then I left Iceland to work for Yodel which there I was a Multi Drop delivery driver, one week […]

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Phil’s Story

After his divorce, Phil Hill turned to heroin and crack cocaine for comfort. His life was spiralling out of control until he was referred to a supported housing scheme in Hull. Speaking from The Orchard, developed by Together Housing Group on land donated by Hull City Council and run by homeless charity Emmaus Hull and […]

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Daryl’s Story

When the brewery shut the Scunthorpe pub that Daryl Peachy managed, he not only lost his job but his home. Forced to shoplift to survive, Daryl ended up in prison where he was referred to a supported housing scheme that he credits with saving his life. Speaking from The Orchard, developed by Together Housing Group […]

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Dylan’s Story

Abused for years as a child, Dylan Whiting eventually decided life on the streets was better than what he was enduring at home. Two years on and Dylan is looking to set his own business up after a supported housing scheme in Hull helped him get back on track. Speaking from The Orchard, developed by […]

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World Homeless Day 2018 – October 10th

We would like to invite you and colleagues to… Emmaus Hull & East Riding World Homeless Day 2018 Learn and share with Emmaus and partners on World Homelessness Day Workshops | Networking | Rough sleeper initiatives | Refreshments available When: 10th October 2018 from 10am – 3pm – Open to the public Where: Lockwood Street Furniture Superstore, […]

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Calais Refugees Appeal

There are currently around 1,000 refugees sleeping rough in Calais, 500 in Brussels and 1500 in Paris. These migrants have no access to even basic sanitation and may not have changed their clothes in weeks, leading to skin disease and similar problems. Emmaus would like you to donate any: Clothing for Males; suitable for young […]

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Emmaus Hull and East Riding takes part in the Portland Cup

The Portland Cup is an annual football tournament that has been hosted for the last 2 years by Emmaus St Albans. With St Albans unable to accommodate the tournament this year we took the opportunity to host it. Emmaus Communities from Salford, Merseyside, Lambeth, Leeds, Mossley and our own Hull and East Riding teams took […]

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Dave’s Story

My name is Dave, I moved into Emmaus August 2017 not with the intentions of being a companion, but as a solidarity bed. I have had many years rough sleeping and issues with alcohol for many years and drugs. When I came to Emmaus I chose to become a companion, I did not know if […]

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Two new vacancies

Emmaus Hull & East Riding Rough Sleeper Intensive Outreach Worker This role is responsible for delivering and coordinating delivery of a Rough Sleeper Support Service  in Hull, targeting  entrenched rough sleepers and  focusing on proactive support for an identified caseload, assisting direct access provision options, health, all appointments with supporting agencies.  Designed to work alongside […]

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