Who We Help

Surveys of Centre Users

We carry out a survey of Centre users every six months or so. Our most recent survey was on a Friday in October 2012. There were 166 people in the Centre – 154 men and 12 women. Greater numbers of women seek the assistance of the Advice workers than stay in the Centre. 50% were sleeping rough. About half of centre users receive benefits.

Oct2012

One User’s Story

“I was really pleased with the way things went – I did all the things that the Advice Worker advised me to do and it has gone to plan – I got my Habitual Residency sorted out, my national insurance number and my benefit and then almost immediately got a job. I am now in the ROBES shelter saving to get some money together to get a room or bedsit and a second job.”

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