OVER £1,600 RAISED DURING HOPE’S FIRST EVER SLEEP OUT

Hope’s brilliant supporters have raised over £1,600 by taking part in the first-ever Sleep Out for Hope. On Friday 4th December, fundraisers braved the snow and freezing temperatures to ‘sleep out’ for a night, raising funds and awareness of homeless people.  A Sleep Out is usually a community-based event, but as the pandemic limited social […]

HOPE WELCOMES NEW THERAPY DOG TO WORK WITH HOMELESS CLIENTS

Hope has welcomed a new member of the team- Bonnie, Hope’s new therapy dog.  Bonnie is a Staffordshire Bull Terrier and is just 9 weeks old, but will grow up and be professionally trained as a therapy dog.  Bonnie will be cared for by Maggie Devlin, Team Leader at Hope House. Maggie is a qualified […]

DONATE TO HOPE’S 2020 CHRISTMAS SHOEBOX APPEAL

HOPE’S CHRISTMAS SHOEBOX APPEAL IS BACK!  After such a tough 2020, we would love to be able to spread some joy to our homeless clients with a Christmas shoebox.  Our Christmas shoebox appeal is the highlight of many clients’ years- even one box will make the world of difference.    What to donate  Toiletries Hand […]

WORKSOP COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER TO SUPPORT NEW HOMELESS PEOPLE

The Worksop community have come together to support Hope Community Services’ Emergency Bed Appeal, to help provide beds for 8 new homeless people.  Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, Hope House hostel has seen a huge increase in people seeking emergency shelter. This is due to a wave of new homeless people made temporarily […]

A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF A SUPPORT WORKER AT HOPE

Monday The weekend has been busy. Hope House, is running at 160% capacity, and we have 21 homeless people staying. With so many clients and a second wave of coronavirus imminent, everyone is worried about staying safe- but we’ve managed it before, we’ve not had a single case of coronavirus in the hostel so far. Three […]

HOPE RECIEVES SUPPORT B&Q TO HOUSE MORE HOMELESS PEOPLE IN WINTER

Hope has become one of the first charities in the country to receive a £5,000 grant from the B&Q Foundation. The grant will be used to convert an office space in Hope House into a new bedroom, which will house 2 homeless people at a time. Hope House is Nottinghamshire’s only 24/7 emergency access hostel, […]

LIFT ON EVICTION BAN COULD SEE HUNDREDS OF WORKSOP FAMILIES AT RISK OF HOMELESSNESS

New eviction regulations could leave hundreds of families living in Worksop at risk of homelessness. Back in March, the government announced a new law banning landlords from evicting tenants during the coronavirus pandemic. On the 23rd August, this legislation is due to come to an end, meaning landlords will be able to legally evict tenants […]

HOPE HOUSE REMAINS COMPLETELY FREE OF COVID-19

Thanks to the hard work of staff and clients, Hope House has remained completely free of coronavirus throughout the pandemic so far.  Since the country went into lockdown in March, not a single case of coronavirus has been reported at the hostel, which houses between 14 and 22 clients and at least 5 members of […]

HOPE FUNDRAISE ALMOST £2,000 TOWARDS EMERGENCY BED APPEAL

The Worksop community have come together to support Hope Community Services’ Emergency Bed Appeal, to help provide beds for 8 new homeless people.  Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, Hope House hostel has seen a huge increase in people seeking emergency shelter. This is due to a wave of new homeless people made temporarily […]

HOPE RECEIVES VITAL GRANT TO SUPPORT WITH THE IMPACT OF COVID-19

Hope has received vital funding to ensure Nottinghamshire’s only emergency hostel, Hope House, stays running throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. A £1,500 grant from The Morrisons Foundation has been awarded to help manage a coronavirus outbreak in Hope House. This critical funding will be spent on ensuring Hope can control the risk of infection when new […]