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  • World poetry day: writing hard hitting poems to inspire change

    This world poetry day we spoke to Development Coach Jason who regularly writes poetry to draw attention to issues like homelessness. Jason has shared his story, what inspires him and also one of his poems Poverty Streets below. Jason’s love for poetry began when he was experiencing homelessness and later detained in custody. He would use poetry therapeutically to write…

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  • Tackling the issues around motherhood and homelessness.

    Motherhood and homelessness can sometimes be an impossible combination. Without a secure place to live, women that have lost their children may struggle to regain custody due to not having a safe and secure home.   Concrete customer Jenny* lost her home due to domestic abuse and also lost custody of her children. Jenny has shared her story below, and…

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  • Creating Concrete futures for those most affected by COVID

    Concrete has partnered with Cheshire East Council to begin work on the innovative Next Steps programme. Next Steps is a government programme which provides accommodation and tenancy support to those at risk of homelessness. Concrete, together with Cheshire East Council, are placing local people into private rented accommodation with support to help manage their home, seek mental health assistance, and…

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