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An event to help homeless and vulnerably housed clients from Crisis Skylight Newcastle into work has been held with attendance from employers from across the region.
Homeless and formerly homeless people looking for work impressed potential employers at a special event at Crisis Skylight London.
Crisis Skylight Cafe London is celebrating its fifth year of partnership with Switchback, a scheme supporting young offenders back into work.
Community café workshops from Crisis
28.02.13| Topics: Crisis Skylight Cafe
Crisis Skylight Cafe London hosted two events put on by Ethical Eats, a London food link network that helps businesses become more sustainable.
Crisis Skylight Cafe London trainees are using their baking skills to provide fresh baked snacks for guests of the Holiday Inn Stadium Lounge Bar and the Staybridge Suites Pantry Stratford City.
Crisis Skylights gear up for new term
07.01.13| Topics: Bermondsey
Crisis Skylight learning and education centres across the country have begun enrolment for the Winter Term, which starts this month.
Ninety people gathered at the Blue Orange Theatre in Birmingham to recognise and celebrate the learning achievements of Crisis Skylight Birmingham clients.
Many homeless people are being failed by the government's flagship Work Programme says a new report from Crisis, Homeless Link and St Mungo's, with the charities calling for urgent reform.
Ed Sheeran took part in a guitar class at Crisis, Skylight education, training and employment centre in Newcastle on Saturday 10 November and helped launch No Going Home, defending housing benefit for young people.
Artists in residence required for new arts project in Bermondsey
06.08.12| Topics: Employment
The Bermondsey Project - a creative hub led by Crisis, the national charity for single homeless people and Bow Arts - is recruiting four artists in residence to take up studio space and offer mentoring to clients of the charity.
A special graduation ceremony took place on Friday 30 March at the NeuroSupport centre in Liverpool to mark a successful term for Crisis Skylight Merseyside.
Crisis Skylight Merseyside opens doors
27.10.11| Topics: Education
Crisis Skylight Merseyside began outreach to homeless and vulnerably housed people for the first time this month, offering structured courses, taster sessions and one-to-one support to help people learn, develop skills and improve their confidence.
For the past few weeks, the Crisis Skylight Cafe in London has been working in partnership with Harvey Nichols, one of the most prestigious department stores in the UK, as part of the Street Smart scheme.
The five 2010 Changing Lives Champions have been announced - previously homeless people from across the UK who have transformed their lives in the face of adversity. The awards were presented by ITV News' Economics Editor Daisy McAndrew, with special guest Lord Freud Minister for Welfare Reform, at the Barclays HQ, London.
Incubators such as The Hub, Kings Cross or the Ferry Project, Wisbech can be a way of providing a supportive environment for homeless people starting their own enterprise. In recognition of this, The 3xE Network is organising a series of visits for Crisis members.
a Crisis member who graduated from Gateshead College in Newcastle following his Crisis Skylight Cafe training has secured a job at the home of Newcastle United Football Club.
With new centres in Birmingham and Oxford alongside established Crisis Skylight centres in London and Newcastle, Crisis is realising its ambitions of supporting more homeless people throughout the UK.
Work due to start at the Old Fire Station in Oxford
27.07.10| Topics: Employment
Oxford City Council is working with Crisis to redevelop the site of the Old Fire Station, after a bid was awarded funding from the Government’s Places of Change Programme.
Crisis, the national charity for single homeless people, today announces that it is joining forces with local Birmingham organisations to launch new services in the city for single homeless people. The services will be focused on providing skills development and training opportunities for homeless and vulnerably housed people to give them the confidence and capabilities to move into education and employment and break the cycle of homelessness.
Crisis is celebrating being awarded a grant of almost half a million pounds by the Big Lottery Fund to support its learning and skills activities in Crisis Skylight London centre.
Theresa May, Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, presented Crisis Skylight graduates with their certificates in a ceremony at Crisis Skylight London today.
Crisis volunteer and former rough sleeper Donald Waugh is today celebrating the first stage of a project to bring together the glizy fashion world with talented homeless people. Donald hopes the culmination of the project will be a show during London Fashion Week 2010 and an online shop where homeless people can sell their products.
Gardener scoops top prize at national awards ceremony
23.10.09| Topics: Employment
Alastair Kirkhope, a 56-year-old gardener from Scotland, was voted as the overall winner at this year’s Crisis Changing Lives Champions Awards ceremony. Supported by Barclays, the national award scheme helps vulnerable homeless people back into education, training and employment.
The Crisis Employment Services team has scooped the Third Sector Excellence Award for Charity Partnerships at an award ceremony in London for its pioneering work with other homelessness agencies through Skills for Jobs for Homeless People. Our Fundraising and Communications teams were also nominated.