Meet Matthew Lamb, the new Homeless Care Manager.
Matt brings with him an impressive portfolio of experience in the homelessness sector, and most recently as Homeless Outreach Officer with Maidstone Borough Council. His previous employment with the Probation Service and with Kent Police have given him greater understanding of the problems surrounding the lives of vulnerable and marginalised men and women. We are delighted to welcome Matt and look forward to working with him.
VACANCY ON OUR VOLUNTEER TEAM
Homeless Care is seeking a Social and Digital Marketing volunteer
To: Create landing pages with the purpose of generating an income stream from many small donors
Social media campaign
Following a succesful volunteer placement the charity will provide references and testamonials.
For further details please email email@example.com
Also wanted -
local people to join our Trustee Board.
Homeless Care Trustees make up the governing body that ensures the charity operates with best practice, legality and fairness. We welcome aplicants with enthusiasm and a passion for helping disadvantaged people towards a brighter future. At the moment, we particularly need people with marketing/journalistic skills and IT/administration experience but we welcome those with other skills.
Time commitment includes a monthly board meeting, Zoom or face to face and individual input according to chosen areas of interest.Quality over quantity!
To find out more & discuss further, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
It is always heartwarming to receive a thank you.
To Maidstone Day Centre
I want to express my thanks for the amazing partnership working during these unprecedented times. Despite lockdown, social distancing and the ongoing threat of Covid 19, frontline agencies have continued to provide services for those most at risk and most in need in our communities. As Porchlight's Housing First Coordinator, I want to take this opportunity to sau how much I have valued the ongoing support I have received from Maidstone Day Centre in ensuring that thos housed under Porchlight's Housing First Project, have been assisted with food parcels throughout the lockdown and social isolation period.
The provision of food parcels has not only been a great support to those in need but also to me; by limiting my need to shop during peak times, to buy food for my clients, my risk of exposure to the virus is much reduced.
It is with good interagency partnership working that we often make the most difference.
Again, thank you
Housing First Coordinator
Maidstone Homeless Care Social
I’m doing really well, I’m in France visiting mum and dad and having a great time, thanks for all your help and everything you’ve done for me. Nick
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Homelessness is a growing issue in society and more and more people are a few rent or mortgage payments away from the risk of homelessness. The rise in property prices, lack of affordable housing and difficulties for people getting onto the property ladder become polarised when life circumstances change.
Support for those who are at risk of homelessness or already homeless
Support and information for those potentially at risk of becoming homeless.
- kent.gov.uk - Housing and care homes - Homeless
- porchlight.org.uk - Housing services
- shelter.org.uk - Emergency housing rights checker
- kent.gov.uk - Floating support workers
National and regional homelessness and deprivation indices
Information, news and resources relating to regional and nation statistics regarding homelessness and deprivation.
- gov.uk - Indices of deprivation 2015
- kent.gov.uk - Facts and figures about Kent - Deprivation and poverty
Latest news on the work Homeless care is doing and our successes, partnerships and links that further our aims.