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A Long but Rewarding Journey

The outreach team have been working with a female, long-term rough sleeper with heroin and spice addictions. She has also suffered domestic violence at the hands of her former partner and childhood sexual abuse from her father, which has led to a lack of trust in people, low self-esteem and mental health issues. She wasn’t […]

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Hull

From Rough Sleeping to Independent Living

Whilst no one chooses to sleep rough, for those that have spent a prolonged period on the streets, it can be difficult and daunting to accepting support. The outreach team have been working with a rough sleeper for an extended period that normally insists there is nothing the team can do to help him. However, […]

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Make-over day with Sheila Granger Hypnotherapy

One of the biggest targets for our outreach team, having helped former rough sleepers get back on their feet, is to set companions on a successful path for the future. Whilst support from Emmaus will always be there, it’s important that former companions are able to be self-sufficient and stand on their own two feet […]

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Whitefriargate Store

Our New Whitefriargate Store is Now Open

Earlier this month we opened a new shop at 28 Whitefriargate following a full refit of the unit. The existing location, also down Whitefriargate, has closed. On Thursday 31 January reality TV star and long-time supporter of Emmaus, Linda Barker will officially open the store. After the old store was target by thieves we decided […]

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A big Thank You…

to St Michaels Church in Skidby who raised over £500.00 for our charity by Carol Singing over the Christmas period. Companions and staff attended a service to thank them for this contribution. The money will help us to continue to provide crucial support to our companions and others that we work with. We are pleased […]

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2018 for Emmaus Hull and East Riding

December is a particularly busy time of year for Emmaus Hull and East Riding. Companions are preparing for how they will spend the festive period and the outreach team are busy providing support to some of the area’s most vulnerable individuals, not to mention the other services we offer. It’s also at this time of […]

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Hull is Where the Heart is

Hull has hit national headlines over the past couple of weeks but, rather dismally, not for the right reasons. We have all read about, or seen first-hand, the disturbing footage showing a man diving feet first on to a tent down Whitefriargate in Hull where two rough sleepers had bedded down for the night. The […]

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