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2nd Half: Storehouse

A safe place to share

What is the Storehouse?

The Storehouse began with a vision of seeing the space used for supporting former rough sleepers. It was our store for all our beds, equipment, and toiletries which were supplied to all our projects.

During the Covid-19 crisis, The Storehouse became a crucial distribution centre of food and toiletries packs for those recently placed into accommodation from the streets, as well as the most vulnerable in our community. Packed lunches for ex-rough sleepers were prepared by local churches and community meal providers and delivered to The Storehouse for collection by BCP council.

WHAT WE DO

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The Projects we run to help Rough Sleepers get off the streets.

How Can You Help?

If you’d like to help, please bring donations are being collected at our new emergency food depot Monday to Friday between 9 am and 12 noon. A list of our current needs can be found on our Practical Giving page.

What is the Vision?

The Storehouse has experienced second transformation into a Training Centre for ex-rough sleepers to gain new skills, work as a team and gain confidence. Each trainee receives individual support in a bespoke programme developed to their individual interests whether internally or externally. BCARS offers training in woodworking, gardening, catering and bike repair and links in with other training opportunities.

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Wooden goods made by BCARS ex-rough sleepers
Display of wooden christmas trees made by trainees