FLACK Cambridge

FLACK Cambridge

Charity information

FLACK Cambridge

FLACK is a charitable social enterprise based in Cambridge. FLACK offers training, support and a voice to homeless people by involving them in the production of a monthly what’s on magazine.

Founded 2010

  • Mission statement

    FLACK works with the energy and potential of homeless people.

    FLACK aims to improve the position of people with experiences of homelessness in society, by providing resources needed to facilitate homeless participants involvement in the magazine, thereby building their self-esteem, motivation and transferable skills.

    Flack's primary objective is to enable homeless people to identify and achieve their aspirations.


    Based on the outcomes from our pilot project FLACK expects to achieve the following outcomes over three years:

    - 200 homeless people will report having increased confidence and self belief.
    - 200 homeless people will have improved engagement in positive and meaningful activities leading to decreased destructive/ damaging behaviours.
    - 38 homeless people will have gained voluntary or paid work.
    - 500 Cambridge residents will report having increased understanding and a more positive attitude of homelessness.

  • Aims

    FLACK Cambridge aims to:

    • enabe homeless people to identify and realise their aspirations
    • improve the perception of homeless people by themselves and the wider public
    • rebuild homeless people self-efficacy and motivation
    • enable the wider public to benefit from the contribution of homeless people
  • Overview

    Established: April 2010

    Registered Charity Number: 1136657

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 9

    Phone number: 01223 366532

    Address: City Life House Sturton Street Cambridge CB1 2QF

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  • FLACK – more than a magazine

    Following a highly successful ten month pilot project FLACK needs to raise funds to launch... More