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Alison Barclay, Fair Housing for Frome

Alison Barclay, Fair Housing for Frome is crowdfunding

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Weʼre raising £3,000 to Work with those who sleep on the streets of Frome, by establishing a night time place to sleep and continuing to look for local solutions

Frome, Somerset
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Up until this year the nearest Cold Weather shelter has been in Wells some twenty miles away so this shelter in Frome will provide a much needed local service.

Frome has recently seen an increase in people sleeping outside and the community has come together to find a solution for the Winter. Thirty Eight volunteers have received training and will assist with our evening drop in where those who need it will receive warm clothing, hot food links to referral agencies and if needed a warm safe bed for the night.

The third night of below zero temperatures can prove fatal for rough sleepers. When this is predicted by the Met office the cold weather shelter in Frome will open.

Although we are supported by a large team of volunteers, there will be costs involved- we need financial support to have a mobile telephone, admin support, room hires for training, petrol costs, publicity and to provide a 'failproof' system which we hope to take forward next year.

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    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 13, 2019

      Hi I’m sorry I’ve only just heard about this now. What amazing work and I’m so happy I can help in a little way. Keep going!

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 11, 2019

      This donation is from Ron Kann and is for the auction on Saturday at Frome College

      £80.00

    • P STEPHENSON

      P STEPHENSON

      Feb 1, 2019

      £30.00

    • Kate Frost

      Kate Frost

      Jan 31, 2019

    • Heather Chapple

      Heather Chapple

      Jan 15, 2019

      £20.00

    • Alison Douthwaite

      Alison Douthwaite

      Jan 14, 2019

      £30.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 8, 2019

      £28.00

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    Alison Barclay, Fair Housing for Frome

    Alison Barclay, Fair Housing for Frome

    Frome, Somerset

    Alison Barclay is the Chair of Fair Housing for Frome. This is a CIC (community Interest Company) that is seeking to redress the inequalities in housing provision in the town.

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