Project information

Life Skills for The Homeless

The idea is to run a skills enhancement programme for those attending the Rainbow of Hope drop-in centre in Cardiff. The goal of the project is to reduce the homelessness by teaching basic skills to those who are suffering from various issues related to unemployment, debt, isolation etc.

12 months

Charity information: The Rainbow Of Hope

The Rainbow Of Hope logo
  • Need

    Need

    Reduce homelessness.

    Solution

    By training and advice.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Training.


    Activities

    » advice and training

    What success will look like

    training.


  • Impact

    Impact

    advice

    Risk

    no

    Reporting

    regular reporting on monthly basis.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £5,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £1,000 Basic IT Skills Workshops Weekly training sessions
      £1,000 Self Esteem Workshops Weekly Workshops for the homeless.
      £1,000 Budgeting & Finance Skills Weekly training sessions for the homeless.
      £1,000 How to be a good tenant Tenancy advice and behaviour improvement workshops.
      £1,000 Personal Hygiene Workshop Weekly Personal Hygiene Workshops for the homeless
  • Background

    Location

    The Rainbow of Hope is a Cardiff based charity that provides free food and drink to the homeless and disadvantaged people. The charity operates a rota to organise small group of volunteers who regularly distribute food & drink in the City Centre. The Rainbow of Hope also runs a drop-in centre providing lunchtime meals, clothing, toiletries, personal hygiene kits and free legal advice on debt, benefits, and employment issues.

    Beneficiaries

    The homeless and disadvantaged people including asylum seekers and refugees.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Since its official charity status in 1994, the Rainbow of Hope, has enjoyed philanthropic support of numerous individuals and organisations to enhance its charitable objectives. The trustees have gained valuable experience in order to make this charity a highly effective organisation in terms of service delivery and benefit to the most disadvantaged people.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Elizabeth Perret-Atkins

    Director

    Maureen Davies

    Volunteer Coordinator

    David Morgan

    Legal Support Advisor

    Rita Bright

    Project Coordinator

£100

Life Skills Training Pack

Some people are so hurt they don’t need to be spoken at, they need to be shown that people care,

Elizabeth Perret-Atkins