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Helping ease back to school pressures for families

Autumn is one of our busiest times of the year and this year is no different! Throughout the year, most of us, even the most prepared among us can face various pressures on our household finances. For families in real crisis, trapped in homelessness or destitute these pressures become unbearable and unmanageable. We work to […]

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NCS summer 2019 was our biggest yet

We have had an incredibly busy summer this year with our NCS volunteer projects. This year we welcomed over 122 young people to Hull Homeless as part of their social action projects with Tigers Trust and Hymers College for NCS – National Citizen Service. These amazing young people gave us an incredible 3,660 hours of […]

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Eastfield primary school walks Humber Bridge for HHCP

In July, the year 5 children at Eastfield primary school were busy collecting sponsors in their bid to walk across the Humber Bridge in aid of Hull Homeless. We were invited into school to talk to the children about our work with vulnerable and at-risk families and children in Hull. We spoke about how we […]

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Modern slavery helpline report 2019

The UK Modern Slavery Helpline and Resource Centre have released their new report exploring the links between modern slavery and homelessness, based on calls and reports to the Modern Slavery Helpline between 2016 and 2019. The report shows that between October 2016 – April 2019, the Helpline identified 353 potential victims of modern slavery who […]

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Thank you ‘Bags of help’

Yesterday our youngest volunteer Lillie popped in to Tesco St Stephens to update them on our work with children and families after our Groundwork Bags of Help donation. We also bumped into Dulcie the Dove from Dove House Hospice who was fundraising in store.

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Will You Join us for the Hull 10K?

Last year, thousands of people took part in the Hull 10K, including a team that ran in aid of Hull Homeless Community Project. This year’s edition takes place on Sunday 2nd June and we’re looking for people of all abilities who would like to get involved.

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RB Go Above and Beyond

You may remember us saying that RB has teamed up with HHCP to support our essential work across the city. As their official charity partner, we’re receiving enormous support from the company’s entire workforce. This will go toward our Move On project, which helps to transition people into independent living, as well as the purchase […]

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HHCP Joins the HANA Offices

We regularly welcome people into new environments through our Move On project, so it was exciting for us to get new surroundings for ourselves by moving into the HANA offices on Portland Street.

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SGS Packaging Europe Apprentices Support HHCP

We love it when young people get involved with our charity, so it was fantastic to meet up with a group of enthusiastic apprentices from SGS Packaging Europe to chat about how they can support our ongoing efforts.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

As 2019 approaches, no doubt you’ll be thinking of New Year’s resolutions such as keeping fit or starting a new hobby. So, we had an idea… Whether as an individual or a business, why not invite us to be involved?

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Support a Family in Need through the HHCP Christmas Appeal

The run-up to Christmas has begun – trees are lighting up windows and the shops are full of bargains. It’s an exciting time for some, but not for everyone.

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Hull CEO Sleepout was an Enormous Success  

On Thursday 15 November from 8pm till 6am, over 40 fantastic CEOs from Hull and East Yorkshire businesses chose to give up their bedrooms and sleep outdoors. The event was in aid of combatting homelessness and poverty with Emmaus, Tigers Trust and the team here at HHCP.

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£5,000 Funding Boost from the Allen Lane Foundation

We’re delighted to announce that HHCP has secured a cash boost of a whopping £5,000 from the Allen Lane Foundation, which will go towards core costs and essential admin work.

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The Future Looks Bright for People Who Need Help the Most

In 2017, Co-op supermarket partnered with City Hearts charity to launch Bright Future. This fantastic employment programme has created opportunities for paid work placements in Co-op’s food business, specifically aimed at people who have been rescued from modern slavery.

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RB Smashes Annual Targets in Just Four Months

It’s the run-up to Christmas, the season of goodwill, and RB definitely won’t be getting coal in their stockings this year.

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More Vulnerable Women are Reaching Out to Us

Over the last year we’ve seen a substantial increase in referrals for vulnerable women escaping domestic abuse, sex work and destitution. Many of these have been from organisations like probation services and social services, but we have had a number of nurses contact us from the NHS about pregnant women and vulnerable children too. On […]

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RB Raises Thousands for Independent Living

We’ve had the pleasure of recently forming a business charity partnership with RB, the multinational consumer goods company based in Hull.  We want to say a massive thank you to them because they have been helping out in lots of ways and continue to offer crucial support.

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Hudgell Solicitors Smashed the Hull Marathon

On Sunday 28 September, thousands of amazing people turned up with water bottles in hand to tackle Hull’s biggest racing event of the year, the Hull Marathon. Earlier in 2018 other races such as Hull 10k, Hull Half Marathon and Humber Bridge Half Marathon put a fire in the belly of the public to train […]

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From Refurbishing Homes to Throwing a Teddy Bears Picnic

This summer was a scorcher, right? So you can imagine how thrilled we were when 70 young people gave up chilling with their ice creams in the sun to help us out. Tigers Trust organise a National Citizen Service (NCS) in our local area, funded by the Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation. NCS gives people […]

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Celebrating Community, Hope and Activism with Engage for Change

The Engage for Change music festival recently took place in our city’s beautiful Queen’s Gardens. The free event focuses on celebrating community, hope and activism, and was hosted by the Hull and District Trades Council.

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Thank You for Making the Hull 10K a Roaring Success

Thousands of excited and energetic people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities took to the streets of Hull on a sunny Sunday in June to support a wide range of local charities at the Jane Tomlinson’s Run For All Hull 10k Marathon.

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Helping a Family Move into their Very First Home

Thanks to all your amazing donations and the assistance of a very special little volunteer, this month we were able to help move a family into independent living for the very first time!

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Herbie’s Up and Running

We’ve finally put the finishing touches on Herbie, our mobile community hub and retail coffee van, and he’s already hit the streets of Hull and the East Riding sporting some eye-catching HHCP branding.

The Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 looks towards better homelessness prevention

With rough sleeping in UK having risen 134 percent since 2010, and the national charity Crisis estimating the core homeless population reached 236,00 in 2016 more than ever needs to be done to tackle all forms of homelessness, with improved and increased focus on prevention and a greater understanding of productive relief work, long gone are the days of a “sticking […]

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Look Out for Our Exciting New Social Arts Project

Starting this summer and running until 2019, we’re teaming up with Artlink Hull and Hudgell Trust to start an exciting new arts project for people recovering from homelessness, anxiety, social isolation and confidence issues.

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Run For Hull Homeless Community Project at The Hull 10K

The Asda Foundation Hull 10K 2018 is only three months away now, and we’ve still got plenty of spaces left for people to sign up and run for HHCP.

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Helping People to Live Independently

Since December 2017, we’ve transitioned 22 beneficiaries back into independent living around Hull. As we move forward into 2018, we want to keep this number rising until we’ve helped more people than ever before.

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We’ve Moved Into a Brand New Office

We’ve got a shiny new office in the recently refurbished K2 Bond Street building!

Hidden in Plain Sight

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Hull Homeless and Breathe for Cameron Halloween party 2016

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WELCOME OLIVIA

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Makeover Complete

Welcome to our new Website!

Welcome to the fresh new website of the Hull Homeless Community Project! We are very excited with our new on-line presence and hope you will be too, this is your go to, one stop shop for all things hull homeless related. Please bare with us while we build up our content, keep checking back regularly […]