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Notice of Motion given by Councillor Pat Midgley

That this Council:-

 

(a)       notes the 25th anniversary of the Cathedral Archer Project was marked on 25th November last year;

 

(b)       pays tribute to the contribution that the Project has made to the city, providing a range of services for homeless people including:

 

           Assessment and signposting to appropriate service providers

           1:1 support

           In-house nurse and dental clinics

           Access to hot food, drinks and food parcels

           Showers and laundry

           A programme of activities to help people learn skills and enjoy new experiences

           The chance to gain accredited awards

           A structured volunteer programme which helps people to gain structure in their lives.

           Support to attend drug and alcoholic treatment services

           Access to computers and telephones

 

(c)        welcomes that the work of the Project has evolved over the 25 years of work, and in the words of the Project itself “it's not just food we give anymore.  In fact the most important thing we give is a new opportunity.  Year by year lives change and people move on.”;

 

(d)       notes that the success of the Project is dependent upon the contribution of Sheffield people through their voluntary work and donations and thanks local people for their contribution to making the Project successful; and

 

(e)       thanks everyone involved in the Project for their contributions and directs that a copy of this motion be passed on to the Cathedral Archer Project.

Minutes:

 

Cathedral Archer Project

 

 

 

RESOLVED: On Motion of Councillor Pat Midgley, seconded by Councillor Sheila Constance, that this Council:-

 

 

 

(a)       notes the 25th anniversary of the Cathedral Archer Project was marked on 25th November last year;

 

(b)       pays tribute to the contribution that the Project has made to the city, providing a range of services for homeless people including:

 

           Assessment and signposting to appropriate service providers

           1:1 support

           In-house nurse and dental clinics

           Access to hot food, drinks and food parcels

           Showers and laundry

           A programme of activities to help people learn skills and enjoy new experiences

           The chance to gain accredited awards

           A structured volunteer programme which helps people to gain structure in their lives.

           Support to attend drug and alcoholic treatment services

           Access to computers and telephones

 

(c)        welcomes that the work of the Project has evolved over the 25 years of work, and in the words of the Project itself “it's not just food we give anymore.  In fact the most important thing we give is a new opportunity.  Year by year lives change and people move on.”;

 

(d)       notes that the success of the Project is dependent upon the contribution of Sheffield people through their voluntary work and donations and thanks local people for their contribution to making the Project successful; and

 

(e)       thanks everyone involved in the Project for their contributions and directs that a copy of this motion be passed on to the Cathedral Archer Project.