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Fundraise with Barnabus

  • Trafford Centre Barton Tower Abseil, 13th July

    Take on this unique fundraising challenge that is sure to get the adrenaline pumping as you abseil 170ft or over 50 metres. Take on this awesome challenge on your own or with your team and colleagues Read more

  • Tough Mudder Heaton Park - 13th & 14th July 2024

    Do you want to take on something completely different, while raising money for Barnabus to break the cycle of homelessness and make a massive difference to someones life? Take on the Tough Mudder Manchester with an epic obstacle course at Heaton Park. Read more

  • Manchester Half Marathon Sunday 13th October 2024

    The Manchester Half Marathon is one of the UK's most popular running events. It's also the one UK's flattest Half Marathon routes so it's the ideal event if its your first time attempting the 13.1 mile distance or you want to try for a personal best. Read more

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  • A Hidden Talent brings joy to our centre

    Every Wednesday afternoon we host a music therapy session with Nordoff Robbins at the Beacon and one rainy day, Clive attended. Whilst speaking with him about music we found out that he used to play the clarinet, so the music therapist arranged to get a clarinet ready for the next music session. Together we waited eagerly hoping that he would be able to show up and play. Read more

  • Two Years of Hard Work Pays Off

    Ever since his Residents Permit was stolen from him our friends future was very uncertain and he struggled to feel settled when his future in this country seemed uncertain Read more

  • RECOVERY THREATENED BY DISRUPTIVE EVICTION

    Sadly, the Renters Reform Bill is still not in place we are continuing to see people’s lives disrupted by section 21 evictions. A section 21 or more commonly “no-faults” eviction gives someone as little as 2 months to vacate their home. Read more

journey off the streets

  • Homeless Outreach Nurse wins national award

    Congratulations to Liz Thomas at UVMP for winning the FSRH Nurse Spotlight Award, Liz was the first Homeless Outreach Nurse from UVMP to run a clinic at Barnabus’ Beacon Medical Suite. She received this award for her work with women experiencing homelessness who need a non judgemental, pro-active approach to their healthcare and sexual health. Read more

  • Partner Volunteer Scheme sees success

    We started our Partner Volunteers program to help our friends succeed in their journey off the streets by building confidence, learning new skills and combating boredom Read more

  • New mother flourishing after a dark and difficult year

    Claire* came to Barnabus with her partner. She had recently found out she was pregnant and needed somewhere safe, warm and dry to sleep. They were rough sleeping after having fled violence and modern-day slavery.  One of our caseworkers immediately flagged Claire as a high priority and managed to secure the pair a hostel room Tragically, the respite from her months of hardship was short-lived… Read more