Great outcomes from specialist welfare worker

17th April 2018

Many of the individuals accessing St Petrock's struggle to meet the requirements of the Department of Work & Pensions in order to access benefits or to comply with changes in welfare. Having trialled a specialist welfare sessions in 2016/17, our specialist welfare worker has now assisted 325 clients in  2017/18 and has, so far, achieved 88% positive outcomes, making a significant improvement to the lives of those individuals.   ...

Easter Newsletter

29th March 2018

Having had a busy 9 months, which saw the introduction of some exciting new services, it seemed a good idea to provide an update with an Easter Newsletter to Supporters.  We hope you enjoy the read and wish you a Happy Easter! ...

Re-opening as freezing temperatures set in

27th February 2018

St Petrock's is re-opening every evening during this period of freezing temperatures, to provide an opportunity for some of the city's rough sleepers to come in and bed down for the night, as part of Exeter City Council's Severe Weather Emergency Provision, which came into effect on Thurs March 22nd.  Re-opening in the early evening, up to 10 rough sleepers are able to access the centre for hot snacks/drinks and a warm and safe environment. Exeter's Express & Echo interviewed clients for this article