Author Archive | Chris


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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Family Fun Day raises £220… so far!

Thank you to all the families, friends, supporters, stalls and companions who attended our Family Fun Day to raise money for Ready Steady Read. The sunshine came out making smiles and fun had all round. We are aiming to raise £500.00 for the charity in order to support our own reading corner in a local […]

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Hello, a lot of you will know me by the name Bisi. I have lived in Hull many years as a lot of you will know, I was rough sleeping for around 14 years. I am originally from Nigeria and cannot remember when I originally came to Hull. I have had many issues along my […]

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New Job Opportunity

Progression Worker Hours of work: Flexible: 37.5 hrs/wk- will include some weekend working.   salary: competitive. Download the Progression_worker_Job_profile – Equal Opportuites Monitoring Form Declaration of Criminal Record  Application-Form Applications are by application form only. Closing date: 22nd June 2018 The main duties include: Supporting a companion’s Emmaus journey from entry through to independence. Assessing the Companion’s […]

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Tom’s story

When I moved to Emmaus Hull in October 2017, I had a history of drug abuse and mental issues. Emmaus provided me with a secure place to live, a reason to stay clean of drugs and a reason to get moving every day. I started out volunteering in the different areas of Emmaus 5 days […]

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Retail jobs at Emmaus

We have two new vacancies at Emmaus: Retail Manager in our shops Deputy Retail Manager in our shops We are looking for creative individuals who love retail, and have the passion to support others. Download the forms here. Deadline: 29th May Please send you completed application forms directly to

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New information leaflet to download

Renew have published a leaflet on Spice and other synthetic cannabinoids.  They can be highly addictive, toxic drugs that have been known to cause overdose and fatalities. There is no safe way to use spice, it is not the same as cannabis – it is more potent, more unpredictable and more dangerous. Spice is very […]

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Classics in the Park

Classics in the Park returns in 2018 for a summer’s evening of stunning orchestral and solo music to charm, enthral and excite. Set in the spectacular grounds of Hymers College, in Hull, it promises to be a memorable night you can share with family and friends. Date: Saturday 7th July 2018 Venue: Hymers College, Hull […]

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