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The Housing Justice Manchester Roadshow will bring together churches, Housing Associations, local authorities and other housing organisations. The aim of this ecumenical event (in partnership with CARITAS Salford and The Booth Centre) is to encourage and motivate churches to be part of the housing solution and to work in partnership with others. There is significant housing need in all areas and this roadshow will be an opportunity to share good practice and discuss how working together can bring real change to communities.
Across the nation, homelessness and lack of decent housing have a devastating impact on lives. The introduction of welfare benefit reform has made this situation worse for many families and single people.
Come and hear about the great work churches are already doing, and be inspired to make a difference.
09:30 Arrival / Registration / Marketplace
10:15 Welcome and Opening Plenary with
Mark Wiggin, Caritas Salford
Rt Rev John Arnold, Bishop of Salford
Alison Gelder, Housing Justice
Alex Delap, Manchester City Council (TBC)
Amanda Croome, The Booth Centre and Chair of Multi-Disciplinary Homelessness
Comments/Q & A
Faith in Affordable Housing: using surplus church land and buildings for affordable
Night Shelters: the importance of night shelters for homeless people & how churches
can get involved
Mentoring & Befriending: how supporting people in housing need changes lives
Addressing the needs of homeless migrants with no recourse to public funds
13:00 Lunch & Marketplace
14:00 Report back from workshops, next steps and closing worship & reflection
15:00 Roadshow ends
Some bursaries are available for unfunded individuals
For further information please email email@example.com
Tickets bought "on the day" will be £15 per person
Please note we will not have facilities for card payments at the venue so please bring cash or cheque
Who is it for?
People from churches, local authorities, housing associations, homelessness charities, activists and professionals.
What will participants get from the day?
* Inspiration, encouragement, information, networking
* A stronger sense of the issues from a local, regional and national perspective
* Practical ideas for how to improve local responses to homelessness and housing need
What is the refund policy?
To cancel a booking please inform us at least one week in advance.
Refunds will only be made if there are special circumstances preventing you from attending once you have booked, and never without minimum notice of one week.
These terms & conditions are subject to alteration without prior communication at any time.
When & Where
Housing Justice is the national voice of Christian action in the field of housing and homelessness. We unite Christians and churches of all denominations to prevent homelessness and bad housing.