12 month Mental Health service secured!

2nd November 2017

Earlier this year, we set a local fundraising target to raise £20k for mental health sessions and were fortunate to find a  group of ladies in East Devon to assist with this and they raised an amazing £9,500 from a quiz night.  Now, thanks  to match funding of £10,500 from The Clare Milne Trust, we have reached our target and are now in a position to offer 12 months' weekly mental health sessions to our clients.  Our clinical psychologist, Adam Morgan, said, "I'm delighted that this service will run for a full 12 months and help provide a real benefit to many of St Petrock's clients."...

Exeter Homelessness Awareness Week

24th October 2017

As part of the joint Exeter City and Teignbridge District Councils' Homelessness Awareness Week during the week of October 9th 2017, St Petrock's took part in a digital campaign to promote awareness of the organisations and agencies in the area working with people who are homeless. Tony Maguire, our senior project worker, provided the following interview to explain the work of the project team and the services provided to individuals who are street homeless in Exeter by St Petrock's. St Petrock's - YouTube    ...

Emergency Housing Project Opens

5th October 2017

St Petrock's has opened it's first emergency housing project in Exeter in order to provide fast access to emergency accommodation for individuals who are homeless with low to medium support needs. This project aims to provide a period of stability and trial tenancy for clients while the St Petrock's Private Rent & Support team looks to secure long-term accommodation for individuals. A property was purchased earlier in the year, following a generous grant award from The Garfield Weston Foundation, to provide a consistent and reliable source of accommodation for St Petrock's clients.  Opened in August, the house now has four tenants and all have positive move-on plans in place.  The aim is to support 35 individuals in the first year, rising to 45 in year 3....