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Successful Completion of the Winter Migrant Housing Project

Over the last 14 months NOAH have had government funding to deliver a 9 bed project for migrants with no recourse to public funds so that they would have a safe place to stay in Luton. We were pleased to work closely with Jane and the team at Squared to make this project so effective….

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Statement by the Luton Homeless Partnership

The Luton Homeless Partnership together deliver a variety of community services across the town including outreach, accommodation and a welfare centre in order to facilitate people moving away from homelessness and towards a better future. Over the years we have seen the changing levels of need in Luton and in particular the challenges faced by…

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NOAH Speaks to The Tablet

NOAH Enterprise’s Welfare Centre was able to speak with The Tablet to update them on the latest change in homelessness and what challenges we have been faced with since lockdown and what the next stages are in supporting rough sleepers off the streets: “Noah Enterprise, a member of the Catholic Social Action Network, has worked…

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New medical centre lands at NOAH!

A new medical centre has arrived at NOAH Welfare Centre in Park St. This will enable visiting GP’s to administer essential medical interventions to rough sleepers and vulnerable adults that NOAH supports. Enabling both health and well-being support when the centre is reopened.

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Flavio’s Story (A Case Study)

Flavio is a qualified economist and IT worker from Romania. In March 2019 he was sleeping rough at Luton Airport as he arrived in a desperate search for work.He had previously been working in a warehouse in Coventry and had returned to visit his wife in Romania as she had cancer but his job in Coventry…

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Homeless people in Luton to receive flu vaccinations

A project to help homeless people in Luton receive flu vaccinations commences this week, when a team of health care professionals join forces to hold flu prevention drop-in clinics at a welfare centre for the homeless. Following the success of last year’s flu prevention clinics, this year’s drop-in sessions are being held at the NOAH…

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2017/2018 Emergency Winter Shelter Report

The 10th NOAH Winter Shelter was open for 58 nights between 12th November 2017 and 20th March 2018 where temperatures fell below 0°c or other very poor weather conditions prevailed such as extreme wind chill conditions and/or freezing rain. Overall the shelter accommodated 130 people (94 last year) of 12 different nationalities and provided 1,182…

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Homelessness Reduction Act

The Homelessness Reduction Act (HRA) The HRA is the most radical change to homelessness legislation in England for over forty years. What will the Homelessness Reduction Act try to do? Improve advice and information available about homelessness and the prevention of homelessness Extend the assessment period where someone is ‘threatened with homelessness’ from 28 days…

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Hundreds of litres of soup for those who are sleeping rough

Hundreds of litres of soup was delivered to those who were sleeping rough thanks to the work of schools and businesses in Luton. Ferrars Junior School, Beech Hill, Pirton Hill and Downside Primary School, NOAH Enterprise, Roland Allen Ltd and Sparshotts Fruiterers worked together on the idea to help the homeless. Brian Herbert, Business Manager…

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