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....

Harvest Festival 2017 – Wish List

23rd August 2017

Working jointly with Exeter Foodbank, we have prepared a list of most wanted items for Harvest Festival 2017 to help guide schools and churches who would like to support our work during this period. Please note that each organisation has to collect seperately and neither can accept fresh produce of any kind.  Thanking you in advance for your support!...