St Martins won the 'People's Choice' vote in the Sync the City event in Norwich to develop an idea for a gamification app to improve attitudes and understanding towards homeless people.
St Martins is among six Norfolk charities have been shortlisted for the Hopkins Homes Norfolk Charity vote. Voting opens today (Monday 18th November) and the charities could receive a share of £10,000.
We brought a little bit of Mexico to Highwater House by celebrating The Day of the Dead. Residents enjoyed the games and food – it was a chance to bring us together. Talk turned to family, our pasts and futures.
Some people are so vulnerable that they are not even on the radar of the services that can help them. There are people who live on the very margins of society who are so isolated that they have no network of support, no-one to look out for them or to notice their poor quality of life.
St Martins are delighted to have won the category of 'The Care Home Team Award' for Highwater House in the Great East of England Care Awards
There are still a few days to go to view the Knitted House in Norwich Cathedral – it is up until October 27. Find out how the idea came about and how it all came together!
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.