Routes To Roots (Poole) CIO

Routes To Roots (Poole) CIO

Charity information

Routes To Roots (Poole) CIO

Routes to Roots is founded on Christian principles and seeks to help all homeless, newly homed and vulnerably housed adults in Poole regardless of their faith. We provide basic necessities, such as hot food, clothing and sleeping bags, at drop-ins; we organise indoor and outdoor motivational activities; and we assist those who are placed in accommodation to remain in their tenancy. We aim to achieve long-term outcomes for our clients through motivational and well-being projects.

Founded 2000

  • Mission statement

    To provide rough sleepers and vulnerably housed people in Poole with hope for the future

    R2R is a Poole charity with a Christian ethos providing a personalised service to rough sleepers and vulnerably housed adults, to enable them to become rooted in the community.

  • Aims

    Routes To Roots (Poole) CIO aims to:

    • To encourage participation rather than dependency
    • To provide a place of security and warmth, through drop-ins, where there is immediate social and spiritual support as well as the basic necessities for life: food, clothing, a place to wash and rest
    • To put an end to the recycling of homelessness and to ensure that, once accommodated, clients are able to access the help and assistance they need to maintain that accommodation
    • To provide support needs on an individual basis, tailored to the client, providing clear assessment and progression achieved
    • To develop client self esteem, self-awareness, social skills, community engagement and employment skills by providing opportunities for team working, volunteering and training
  • Overview

    Established: October 2000

    Registered Charity Number: 1155945

    Board members: 6

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 80

    Phone number: 07901 387643

    Address: Skinner Street URC, Skinner St, Poole, Dorset BH15 1RQ

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