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                Cambridge Churches Homeless Project



 



Preparing for winter 2017/18

Plans are being finalised for the Cambridge Churches Homeless Project for the coming winter. We will start on Monday 4th December 2017 and will be open every night until the morning of Tuesday 3rd April 2018.

The project is hosted in a different church or community centre each night. Initial referrals are via Jimmy's Assessment Centre in partnership with other agencies. Each night up to 15 homeless men will be offered a hot meal, friendship, pastoral care and a safe warm place to sleep. Guests leave in the morning to have breakfast and showers at Wintercomfort

We work in partnership with local homeless agencies, so that our guests get the best chance to find the accommodation and support they need. 

We acknowledge the generous support of many people who donate their time and money and hold us and our guests in their prayers.

Donations are used for pay for equipment and materials for sleeping and cleaning, for printing and paperwork, for third party services such as cleaning and storage, and to employ a Coordinator to help manage the project day to day. We offer our guests basic welfare items and where funds permit we are able to do more to help our guests move on, working with local agencies.

Volunteers

We have now completed our main volunteer training evenings for this winter.

But if you would like to help in a practical way, or have IT/web skills we'd still be pleased to hear from you!

Staff

We have also completed our recruitment for this winter, but again if you are interested do stay in touch.

Donations

There are two ways of donating:-

Cheque

Please make the cheque made out to Cambridge Churches Homeless Project and send to:

Chris Jenkin
Treasurer, Cambridge Churches Homeless Project
c/o Little St Mary’s Church
Trumpington Street
Cambridge
CB2 1QG

Bank transfer

Details are:

Bank CAF Bank
Account Name Cambridge Churches Homeless Project
Account Number 00031018
Sort Code         40 52 40


Gift Aid

The Gift Aid form is here - please complete and return to the address above or scan and email to donations@cchp.org.uk

Charity Registration

Cambridge Churches Homeless Project is now a registered charity, a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, and is no longer dependent on Hope Cambridge for governance, banking and insurance. The formal transfer from Hope Cambridge took place on 1st November 2017.

We are registered with the Charity Commission number 1174768.

We are very grateful to the Hope Cambridge Trustees for their support over the last 4 years.

Statement of Ethics


The core values, ethos and behaviours of the Cambridge Churches Homeless Project are rooted in and sustained by the Christian faith which is characterised by a commitment to social justice, bringing hope, building community, celebrating diversity, and showing compassion and reconciliation. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, language, colour or sexual orientation. We welcome guests, volunteers and partners from all faiths and none asking that they reflect these core values.


Cambridge City Council 
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We acknowledge with thanks the award of a Safer City grant from Cambridge City Council towards our costs this winter.




 


Swiss Laundry


As in previous years, we are immensely grateful to Swiss Laundry on Cherry Hinton Rd for providing cleaning services. 







 

 

                                    For more information email:- info@cchp.org.uk



 

 
 
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