St Martins has excelled in the Best Companies listings for 2022 as an organisation that has an engaged and motivated workforce. It is the 4th Best Company to work for in the UK in the Charity category.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk Giles Orpen-Smellie visited St Martins’ Foundations project on May 4th, supporting prison leavers to reintegrate back into Norfolk’s communities, reducing the likelihood of reoffending and homelessness.
Person-centred Counsellor Laura comes to St Martins hostel regularly to support people who need someone to listen to them and provide professional support.
On March 24 a plaque was unveiled at a garage in Cathedral Close where St Martins first began. From humble beginnings St Martins has grown into one of the largest local charities in the area and is the biggest homeless charity in Norfolk.
More than half of prison leavers are released without permanent accommodation. Homelessness and reoffending is a real risk. St Martins has a new role where prison inreach worker Drew helps people leaving prison to find accommodation.
Official figures on the levels of rough sleeping across England were released today (February 24, 2022). According to the latest figures, collected in the Autumn of 2021, 10 people were sleeping rough in Norwich.
Brilliant local charity The Besom in Norwich has provided numerous packs for the people we support for when they set up a new home. When people move on from our services, they often have few possessions of their own.
Private landlords in Norwich looking for a long term regular income are reaping the benefits of leasing their properties to St Martins.
Senior support worker Lesley works nights at Bishopbridge House, St Martins direct access hostel. What happens there while the rest of us are sleeping? We asked Lesley to explain what a night shift is like.
Estate agents in Norfolk & North Suffolk have shown their support for people who don’t have a home, by making a £1,500 donation to St Martins.