On the 9 November 2018 staff bravely took part in the Big Tees Sleepout at Ormesby Hall in Middlesbrough. Overall the event raised £16,000 to fight local poverty and homelessness.
‘Two years ago Jones, 23, was homeless and relying on friends to let him sleep on their couches while he struggled to find work. Today, he is painting a wall in a gutted home on a quiet street, part of a group tasked with refurbishing some of the area’s many vacant, derelict homes. Last week, Theresa … Read moreHighlighted: Reviving Empty Homes – The Guardian
Simon, Stephen, Louise and Adrian visited Doorstep in Grimsby as part of a learning exchange. We found many similarities with Doorstep, sharing similar values and developing organically responding to local need since the early 90’s. We were all impressed with the commitment and dedication of the Doorstep staff, providing a range of services to meet … Read moreVisit to Doorstep
On Sunday 9 September 2018, Simon took part in The Great North Run finishing with a race time of 2 hours 34 minutes. So far Simon has raised an amazing £651.25 for the Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation. The Foundation have been great supporters of Community Campus with generous donations over the past 4 years … Read moreSimon’s run for Teesside Philanthropic raises over £600
Simon is preparing and currently training to take part in the Great North Run in September, raising money for the Teesside Philanthropic Foundation. If anyone wants to help the cause they can donate at: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/simonvirth.
Shanice was on a volunteer placement as part of her Health and Social Care course at Middlesbrough College, she was based in Middlesbrough Support Services for approximately 6 months, this is what she said about her time with us. “I really enjoyed my time doing work placement at Community Campus. I was nervous to begin … Read moreMy Experience with Community Campus
This generous young man, Andrew Tierney contacted Community Campus in Middlesbrough as he wanted to donate his saving to a homeless charity. He saved up all his pennies, counted them, bagged them up and brought them into the office with his grandparents. He said he doesn’t like to see people on the streets and wanted … Read moreGenerous Donation
On the 17 January 2018 our apprentices were featured in a film for BBC News. If you haven’t watched it yet check the video out below: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/embed/p05vfj56/42746873
Martyn is 22 years old and applied to our service for housing and support in May 2016. He had a history of substance misuse, mental health problems and a pattern of repeat homelessness. He had stayed in various temporary accommodations over the last few years but had been unable to sustain a tenancy for various … Read moreCase Study: Martyn
Community Campus ‘87 would like to say a big thank you to the National Citizens Service and the Middlesbrough FC foundation for providing us with support and funding with homeless people on a project on Borough Road. In addition to funding and donations including soft furnishings we also had the chance to work with a … Read moreNCS and MFC Foundation Project provides excellent support