Homelessness Sunday – Talk & Nightshelter Open Morning

Sunday 30th January 2011, please join us at the Discovery Centre for a talk by specialist guest speaker Dr Louis Dubras (Senior Fellow, Faculty of Medicine, Southampton University) on ‘Homelessness, Addictions and Mental Health’. Talk starts promptly at the Discovery Centre at 11am followed by reception from 11.45 – 1pm.  The Nightshelter will also be open Continue reading

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New Information Sheet for Rough Sleepers

Please give this sheet to anybody sleeping rough or homeless or vulnerably housed Continue reading

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New Guide to Helping Rough Sleepers

For anybody who engages with rough sleepers and the homeless, this new booklet is now available to provide you with guidance on what to do, what to give, who to contact, and what services and resources are available in Winchester. This booklet Continue reading

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Winchester Cathedral Education and Spirituality Spring Events

The new programme of events for Spring 2011 includes two lectures in particular which relate to key areas of justice & peace:

Monday 21st Feb: Caring for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
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New Edition of ‘Open Connect’ with J&P items

…is now available.  You can link to the pdf version of the latest December edition of Only Connect – December here.  If you would like to contribute to Only Connect please email: jeannette.archdeacon@uwclub.net  Many thanks.

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Supervisor Vacancy at Winchester Churches Nightshelter

The Nightshelter is looking for a full time Project Supervisor to join our team.  (Update November – this post is happily now filled) Continue reading

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AGM & Supporters’ Evening – Winchester Churches Nightshelter

All are warmly invited to the Nightshelter’s short AGM, and supporter’s evening with Special Focus on ‘Alcohol Dependency & Homelessness’ and guest speaker Dr Julia Sinclair, Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry, Clinical Neurosciences, University of Southampton.  At the Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester.  On Monday 18th October, 6.30-8.30pm.  Continue reading

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Winchester Cathedral holds funeral service for Winchester rough sleeper

Over 250 people attended the funeral service on Tuesday 24th August of 33 year-old Ben Blyth, who has recently been sleeping rough in the centre of Winchester. Ben’s funeral service was held in the Quire of Winchester Cathedral Continue reading

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Catholic Social Teaching Lectures

Hampshire Downs RC Parish Justice and Peace Group are hosting a series of autumn lectures and workshops on S Catholic Social Teaching. Starting on Wednesday 22nd September Continue reading

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Keystone seeks Honorary Treasurer

WINCHESTER CHURCHES HOUSING GROUP (KEYSTONE): Appointment of Honorary Treasurer: Our present Treasurer is leaving in September to work in New Delhi. The Board of Directors are seeking someone to replace him.  This position is happily now filled (updated news November) Continue reading

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