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Volunteer with our homelessness services in Doncaster

In Doncaster, we run a number of supported housing centres helping people transform their lives by breaking out of the cycle of homelessness. We also run a street outreach programme to support people away from sleeping rough at night. Throughout 2016 we are looking for volunteers to come and work with us across our services.

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Walkers stop at veterans’ scheme

Six veterans from the USA and Britain visited The Beacon in North Yorkshire and Mike Jackson House in Aldershot as part of a 1,000 mile, 72-day walk from Scotland to London. The Walking with the Wounded group arrived at the centres to applause from supporters, as well as friends of veteran customers. Matthew Opie and

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Hull City AFC footballer’s Christmas visit to The Crossings

Hull City’s Jake Livermore’s visited to The Crossings yesterday to cook up a festive feast with customers at the scheme. Located in the city centre, the 46-bed homelessness centre offering practical support and advice to help people into their own accommodation and back into work. The Places of Change service has an on-site community café,

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Care and Support rebrand

Riverside ECHG has updated its name to Riverside Care and Support. Our new name was officially unveiled at a launch event last month where Executive Director Léann Hearne declared “we now have a name that says what we do on the tin”. Léann joined Chief Executive Carol Matthews at King George’s supported housing scheme in

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Scheme garden competition winners announced

The customers of Grosvenor Gardens in Tameside were proud to be the winners of this year’s regional and national Care and Support garden competition. The garden includes a large seating area, herb garden, green house, and numerous beautiful plants and trees. In addition, the residents have built a summer house, as there is no communal

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Doncaster housing association highlights support for survivors of domestic abuse in town

Riverside, a leading provider of domestic abuse support services in Doncaster, is raising awareness for the international day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Girls on 25 November. Two women are killed every week in England and Wales by a current or former partner. It’s been estimated that one in four women will

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