The aim of Bridges is to help people manage their enduring mental illness. We are holding an Open Day on Thursday 20th June from 1 - 3pm and invite anybody who is interested to come and look around.
11 year old Orla from Reepham wanted to do something to help homeless people. She asked us what items are of most use to us and collected a massive amount of donations, thanks to the support of her local community.
High drama, dangerous characters and multiple identities featuring Dr Bourne might sound like a blockbuster Hollywood series…but this was simply staff training at St Martins last week!
St Martins has been shortlisted in the national Homeless Link Excellence Awards in the category ‘excellence in supporting people’
Ray Muscat has recently taken up his new role as Donation Organiser for St Martins. He helps organise the many generous donations from individuals, groups and organisations and is involved in the exciting Donation Station project aimed at empowering clients who volunteer.
Star of stage and screen Sir Ian McKellen entertained an audience in Norwich - with homeless people and those who support them amongst the invited guests. Some of the people we support went along and were treated to a spellbinding afternoon.
The Rt Revd Graham Usher is the new Bishop of Norwich. After the announcement he headed straight to St Martins and met some people who have been supported out of homelessness.
Newly appointed Fundraising Co-ordinator Miranda writes about her first impressions of St Martins, "In the last two weeks, I’ve met a diverse and dynamic group of people who have made me feel very welcome, like becoming part of a new family!"
St Martins enjoyed a field day at the Norfolk Christian Football League’s 2019 end-of-season mini-tournament in April when grassroots team the Eaton Eagles stepped up to receive the league's fellowship trophy – their strip proudly bearing the charity's logo.
When you see a person who is homeless, particularly those who are more visible on the streets, it’s easy to make assumptions about how they got that way, perhaps how they made certain life choices.