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Job opportunity: Outreach Team Leader – Hull

This role is responsible for leading the Outreach service and team members.  Supporting companions included within the service with development learning. Ensuring that the rough sleeper outreach service  in Hull is delivered as per their contract, targeting new and entrenched rough sleepers and focusing on proactive signposting, assisting direct access accommodation options, health interventions, and […]

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Rosie’s First Days

I have recently started working for the rough sleeper outreach team at Emmaus. Prior to this I worked with ex-offenders to help with the process of supporting them upon their release from prison. Many of these people struggled with their mental health and had problems establishing and maintaining relationships as well as developing trust, which […]

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CEO Sleepout Success

This year’s CEO sleepout at Craven Park was a great success with 35 people taking part including Emmaus Hull and East Riding director Kelly Finnis.  She raised over £1,500 for Emmaus Hull & East Riding and was joined by many colleagues including Matt Dukes, the chief executive of Hull City Council. He has written about […]

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Lifestyle Helpers supporting Emmaus

We are truly blown away by the kindness and compassion from Lifestyle Helpers this year… thank you for choosing Emmaus Hull & East Riding and for showing those most vulnerable that with determination and passion great things can be achieved. We have loved watching your journeys this summer, and feel extremely privileged to have met […]

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Portland Cup Football Tournament

For a 2nd year Emmaus Hull and East Riding hosted the Portland Cup Football Tournament previously hosted by Emmaus St. Albans. The games were held at Goals in Hull who also supported us last year. The idea this year was to have Emmaus companions play alongside services and supporters for a fun filled day of […]

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Raw Home Upcycling

I’m Rob from Raw Home and I am an interior designer and upcycler. Raw Home has been going for 4 years now although it was originally called Lighthouse Interiors. I have a passion for all things “home” related and that includes people. A home is nothing if there isn’t someone there to enjoy it and […]

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Case Study August 2019

The Outreach Team had been informed by the Police that there was a couple sleeping in a derelict building within the City.  The police had already attended prior to the Outreach Team being informed.  Due to the site being extremely hazardous we attended with the Fire Brigade to identify this couple and offer support. When […]

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Anonymous Companion Story

So this is my Story: in late 2005 I found myself staying with my aunt on her sofa due to issues with work and housing, I heard about Emmaus Greenwich through a day centre so I gave them a call and the lady I spoke to told me I would need to work 40 hours […]

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