Our service to provide emergency accommodation and support for rough sleepers in Norwich has received planning permission from Norwich City Council.
With the help of hundreds of people, we have constructed a woollen house that provides a visual representation of the scale of homelessness in England. The house is currently on display in Norwich Cathedral until October 27.
Helen and Sophie work for St Martins, based at our hostel on Dibden Road. They undertook an extreme challenge in September of attempting the Three Peaks Challenge in just 24 hours.
St Martins' 2020 Norfolk Wildlife calendar is now on sale for £5 per copy. All the pictures were taken by David Cullingford.
Local author Robert Ashton has spent three months this summer meeting people with first-hand experience of rough sleeping. Robert has written up these interviews into a book which gives insight into the causes and consequences of rough sleeping and homelessness.
Residents at our hostel on Dibden Road are making good use of a newly installed outdoor gym, thanks to the generosity of the family of Neil Davis.
Fundraising is vital to our work supporting homeless people, and a gift in a person’s will makes a huge difference to St Martins.
Mousehold Garden Centre donated hundreds of plants for a sensory garden at our training centre Under 1 Roof.
We are getting there! Hundreds of individuals, charities, businesses and community groups have got involved in the Knitted House project. Our target was 4,677, and while we don't have quite that many, we certainly have enough scarves to cover the house (over 2,000)!
Art students from NUA are supporting St Martins through a creative project whereby pizza boxes at independent restaurant Brick Pizza are customised by the artists and available for a donation.