Michael Low from Safe in Tees Valley contacted Community Campus in Middlesbrough recently asking how his team of young people could assist our Supported Housing project for young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Claire Fishburn (Tenant Support Worker) met with the NCS group on Friday 30th November to discuss how to … Read more
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 more
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 more
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 more
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 more
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 more
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