Canaan Trust

Canaan Trust

Charity information

Canaan Trust

To demonstrate God’s love for humanity in a practical, Christian way to those in need and thereby help to build the Kingdom of God on earth.

PURPOSE

In a manner that accords with its Christian ethos, Canaan Trust aims to:

a) Share the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
b) Provide safe temporary accommodation to people aged sixteen to forty-nine, in Erewash and surrounding counties, who would otherwise be homeless;
c) Provide wide-ranging holistic personal support to its residents in a caring, professional and non-judgmental way;
d) Assist residents as required, in the acquisition of life skills and financial management skills;
e) Encourage residents and provide assistance to formal training leading to employment;
f) Encourage residents and provide assistance to obtain more permanent accommodation;
g) Support a rough sleeper project team;
h) Raise public awareness of the causes of homelessness;
i) Promote the work of Canaan Trust;