Tuesday 13th December: Birmingham Christian Homelessness Forum. Next Meeting at the Betel Church Centre- 122-138 Sherlock Street Birmingham, B5 6NB from 10.30am until noon with lunch from 12-1pm. suggesting all who are coming to bring a contribution to a finger food buffet, so no need to contact Emma (below), just turn up on the day. If needed, further details from Emma Neill, Shelter Project Coordinator, Housing Justice, tel. 07584426841 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Christmas Day (and before) - Crisis at Christmas: Please find below also some information forwarded on from Crisis about referring people for Christmas day and other days around Christmas.
This email is an invitation to your residents / service users to spend Christmas Day with Crisis! Places are limited so please get in touch ASAP if you think your residents and/or service users would benefit from the opportunity.
Crisis at Christmas started in London initially and on a small scale in Birmingham last year with a Christmas day event. This year we want to reach out to people who are not already engaged in our services, but would benefit from them.
Eligibility: adults who are currently homeless, have been homeless in the last two years or who are at immediate risk of homelessness, and who are likely to be isolated or alone on Christmas day.
The day: Our centre in east Birmingham will be open 10am-4pm. We can collect and drop off people from across the city.
- Live entertainment
- Group activities including quizzes and bingo
- Christmas lunch
- Workshops: music, storytelling and poetry and craft activities
PLUS - Wellbeing Activity days: Full information or someone to visit your service to speak to staff or residents/service users, please contact Sophie Painter, Progression Coach at Suite 303, Rhubarb 25 Heath Mill Lane, Birmingham B9 4AE, tel 0121 348 7958 (direct), or see
With best wishes as always,
Administrator, on behalf of the Birmingham Justice and Peace Commission