Money raised from the Give Leicester contactless giving points across the city will contribute to a variety of support programmes run by The Bridge Homelessness to Hope, which aim to achieve long-lasting change for vulnerable people in our community.
Through our support services 127 guests have had an improvement in their income.
Our work has helped to improve the wellbeing of 370 people.
We have successfully housed 138 people in temporary or permanent accommodation.
January 2020 - December 2021
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Investing in Volunteers
The Bridge Homelessness to Hope have been awarded the nationally recognised 'Investing in Volunteers' quality standard for good practice in volunteer management.
Investing in Volunteers is the UK quality standard for all organisations that involve volunteers. It aims to improve the quality of the volunteering experience for all volunteers and highlights the contributions they make to charities throughout the country.
That everyone in Leicester has a place to call home and hope for the future.
To provide support to and opportunities for those trapped in poverty or homelessness.
Our operating principles are Compassion, Respect, Hope and Every Individual Matters.
WORK WITH US
Are you looking to start or continue a career in the charity sector? Do you enjoy working in a community-based environment and want to help and support people who are homeless?
If you answered yes, then working with The Bridge may be the answer.
The Hub is the central point of activity at The Bridge Homelessness to Hope and is where we offer a wide range of services and therapeutic sessions to our guests, including Art & Crafts, Photography, Creative Writing, and Music.
All of which have been designed to empower and enable people by building their confidence and skillset in a safe environment.
We simply cannot do what we do without the ongoing support of our incredible volunteers.
From being one of our collectors to supporting our weekly Creative Sessions, or working on a one-to-one basis with our mentees, check out the many opportunities to support the work we do and the people we help.
From donating clothes and food to fundraising or making regular contributions to our charity, there are many ways in which you can help us continue with our life-changing work.
Check out the ways you can get involved and help us to support the many people who are homeless in Leicester.
the LIGHTHOUSE project
The Lighthouse Project supports homeless and vulnerably housed adults in Leicester who have multiple and complex needs.
The project aims to increase the mentees’ confidence, reduce social isolation, improve mental and physical health and access practical help.
Everybody that visits The Bridge Homelessness to Hope has a different experience, but there is one common theme which runs through every story: they feel valued, cared for and loved. The Bridge is not just another drop-in centre, but is often the centre of people’s lives.