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Rosie's First Days

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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Darren’s Outreach experience

I came on to Outreach in January 2019.  My first shift was very overwhelming as I hadn’t really come across rough sleepers, despite rough sleeping myself.  Rough sleeping in Beverley is different to Hull.  Being on Outreach has made me more confident, I’m now able to speak to people and relate my own experience with […]

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Case Study – July 2019

The Outreach Team went to support a rough sleeper that was living under a bridge in the City. The rough sleeper was identified as a male and was already known to the Outreach Team.  The team have been supporting this male for approx. eighteen months. We quickly established what support was needed and began working […]

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Case Study – May 2019

The Outreach Team were out in the City Centre when they came across a rough sleeper bedded down in a doorway on Silver Street.  We approached and Identified that it was a male around 30-40 years of age.  As we approached we stated that we were Emmaus and was part of an Outreach Team that […]

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Intensive Outreach experience

The outreach team have been working with a rough sleeper for a while, when normally this rough sleeper insists that there is nothing that the outreach team can do to help him a long conversation with this person identified some areas that we could support him with. Some of the things that the individual identified […]

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Case Study – Hannah

I am currently a Trainee Clinical Psychologist working in the NHS, completing my doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Hull. I was on placement with Emmaus Hull & East Riding for 6 weeks, as part of a Community Psychology module on my course. The huge variety and amount of experience I have gained […]

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My Outreach Experience

My Outreach Experience

by Victor Karmazyn Well, we may as well go back to the beginning Some 7 years ago I took on a project at Emmaus in Mossley for a local college I was working for and my task was to assess some 10 people who lived in a community which housed them and paid them an […]

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