Bristol Homelessness Awareness Week

Bristol Homelessness Awareness Week

Added: 22 February 2016

Crisis Centre Ministries is involved in the upcoming Homelessness Awareness Week, which will consist of a variety of events to raise awareness of the issue of homelessness in Bristol. The campaign is starting with a launch event at New Street Day Centre on Saturday 20th February 2016 and ending with the Sleepout on Friday 26th. Why not come along to some of the events and get involved?

Events Listing :-

New Street Launch Event Saturday 20th February 12 noon to4 pm
– Display of artwork by service users of various organisations
– Display stands

The Bear Pit, Saturday 20th February 11 am to 5 pm
& Wednesday 24th February 11 am to 5 pm
– Display stands from various organisations

Open Doors Trail – some of the many organisations working with homeless people and those at risk of homelessness will be opening their doors to the public at specified times during the week.
A Trail Map will be available at the New Street and Bear Pit events and also online here. Spring of Hope Women's Night Shelter is going to be open on Friday 26th February from 1-5pm.

Other events taking place during the week include:

Mayoral Hustings, Thursday 25th February
– Invitation only event run by Bristol Supported Housing Forum
Women’s Homelessness Services in Bristol – Information Sharing  Fair, Thursday 25th February 12pm – 2pm
Venue: The Station Conference room, Silver St, Bristol BS1 2AG
Tea and coffee provided