Petrus Community

Petrus Community

Charity information

Petrus Community

The Petrus Community is a well established, locally run charity which provides a range of support services for homeless people, including housing and day services.

Founded 1972

  • Mission statement

    Petrus exists to assist and support a wide range of people in housing need and aims to develop their skills and, independance and choice by providing good quality support housing and associated services.

    Petrus operates 9 supported housing services in the Rochdale and Oldham areas for 74 single women and men in housing need aged 18 plus.

    Our day services operated from the Petrus Hub support several hundred individuals a year who are homeless.

    Petrus operate a number of social enterprises and this include the Petrus Green Gym, an innovative community gardening service, UniValet an employment and training enterprise involving car valeting scheme operated in partnership with the University of Manchester and the Petrus Community Store, a large scale recycling service which aims to help raise money for the Charities work and help indivduals in need to access clothing and furniture.

    Petrus' values are to treat people with dignity and respect and actively engage service users in making decions that affect them and their lives.

    The Charity has long-established interest and skills in working with hard to reach groups including rough sleepers, individuals with enduring complex needs and people with unsettled accommodation histories.

  • Aims

    Petrus Community aims to:

    • Homeless and poorly housed women and men who require some level of support.
  • Overview

    Established: December 1972

    Registered Charity Number: 510904

    Board members: 13

    Full time staff: 20

    Part time staff: 12

    Volunteers: 20

    Phone number: 01706345844

    Address: Craig Lee House 25 Church Lane Rochdale OL16 1NR

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