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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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Volunteer Profile: Bob

Bob volunteers with our outreach team and, having been a rough sleeper himself, he’s an invaluable asset. He suffered from depression, which had lead to spiralling debt and ultimately him facing life on the streets but he now lives independently in his own flat after spending time as a companion at Lockwood Street. Working with […]

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Volunteer Profile: Zoe

Zoe lives in Hull and volunteers at the Lockwood Street premises. Our director, Kelly Finnis told her about the opportunity to volunteer and Zoe was quick to take her up on the offer. Whilst living in a hostel, Zoe had volunteered for the charity and, after moving out and finding her feet again, she wanted […]

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Companion Profile: Neil

Neil first came to Emmaus, Hull & East Riding on 17th July 2017. He had been in a few Emmaus branches over the previous 4 years. It was our outreach programme that initially attracted Neil. He came from Dover for a week’s taster on outreach and decided to stay. He had a little spell away […]

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Companion Profile: Daryl

On the 18th February, companion Daryl moved on from Emmaus Hull & East Riding into his supported flat. Daryl has settled in really well and has been continuing to use the qualifications he gained whilst at Emmaus. He has also attended a couple of job interviews and is looking for a job as a breakfast […]

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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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