Jan


27

Reunited with Family: Peter’s Story

*Please note names have been changed to protect identity Peter has lived at Canonsgrove since April 2020. He has struggled with addiction for some time but, since being at Canonsgrove, he has been able to access specialist support and direct housing support on a regular basis. He is making great strides in his recovery. Just…

Jan


19

Canonsgrove Newsletter – January 2021

Following our commitment to improve engagement with Trull residents and give a greater understanding of our work we are pleased to bring you the latest news and information from the accommodation project for rough sleepers at Canonsgrove. The accommodation was set up following a Government requirement to take rough sleepers off the streets recognising this…

Dec


24

North Somerset Homeless Outreach Support Team

2020 – wow, what a year this has been! The team here in the in the Homeless Outreach support team have been working harder than ever to continue to provide a safe face to face service to support rough sleepers in North Somerset. Whilst this has indeed been a year full of many challenges, it…

Dec


24

Thanks for your help, we won’t screw this up

Sarah and Billie, both female and 23 years old, have faced a number of challenges in their still young lives, including homelessness, rough sleeping, drug and alcohol addiction, mental health issues and offending, the latter often related to the difficulties they have had in relation to anger management They were previously thought too high risk…

Dec


24

A day if the life of the tenancy training team.

A day in our role can vary massively and is led by the needs of our clients.  We can plan a day of travel and appointments and it does not always go to plan. Today I have collected some pots, pans, and curtains that have kindly been donated for clients moving into their new homes….

Dec


19

Canonsgrove Newsletter – December 2020

Following our commitment to improve engagement with Trull residents and give a greater understanding of our work we are pleased to bring you the latest news and information from the accommodation project for rough sleepers at Canonsgrove. The accommodation was set up following a Government requirement to take rough sleepers off the streets recognising this…

Oct


15

Greg’s* Story

Greg moved to Canonsgrove in April, where he was given a safe and secure place to isolate throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Oct


5

Canonsgrove Resident Q&A

Jess* is currently a resident at our new accommodation unit, Canonsgrove. Before arriving at Canonsgrove, Jess was identified as homeless and described her previous life as rough and dangerous. We had a quick catch up with Jess to talk about her experience at the site in Trull, Taunton. What do you enjoy about Canonsgrove? I…