About the project
The ”People Shelter” project funded by The National Lottery Community Fund
The participation in the project is free
March 2020 START!
We are pleased to announce that we were awarded £9750 by towards the project ‘People Shelter’, which will take place in Bradford BD3 area.
The ”People Shelter” project will provide early interventions to socially excluded destitute EU Citizens including the homeless, rough sleepers, victims of domestic abuse, modern slavery victims, victims of human trafficking from the hardest to reach Central and Eastern European communities. The focus of the project is to raise an awareness about an impact of crime, violence, modern slavery on the most disadvantages members of our community and how to stay safe in the modern world.
More information about our project
We will also offer complex support for victims in their native language. We aim to support people who face challenges of their life, thus improving their emotional wellbeing and to be a support point for people who cannot speak English to be able offer them bespoke services. Our project will support people who do not have a recourse to a public fund (no income or benefits), are homeless, unemployed, addicted, deaf, suffering from depression, anxiety, undocumented or with no chance to go back to their home country.
Our project will ensure that integration permeates by providing the opportunity for people from other backgrounds to participate and play an active role in the community.
The project will consist of the following aspects:
- Drop-in sessions – 1:1 for individuals; advice and guidance for victims who find difficult to adapt to a new situation, employment support, immigration support, no recourse to public funds support, help with CV and cover letters.
- Support Groups – for people who struggle with different problems that affect their life, and who find it difficult coping with problems like language barriers, cultural differences, stress, anxiety, addictions, violence, unemployment, or homelessness.
- Individual Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Sessions 1:1
- Referrals and Advocacy
- Community events – integration and cohesion, including online webinars
Please contact us to get involved with the ”People Shelter” project on email@example.com or fill in the contact form attached below. We look forward to getting you involved in the project!