Supported housing provider joins forces with foodbank
- 27 May
Sanctuary Supported Living has begun working with Deal Area Emergency Foodbank to help people who have housing issues.
Funded by Kent County Council, the service works with other professionals, agencies and individuals and has strong links with vouchers holders at Deal Area Emergency Foodbank. The housing service provides support and life skills for independent living, reports Kent Online.
Julia Thompson, foodbank project co-ordinator, said: "Sanctuary Supported Living has an amazing team of support workers who all go the extra mile to help clients. Our partnership is really effective as we can provide help as needed via our outlets or with emergency supplies and we refer clients to them where they have housing issues and have seen some wonderful outcomes. We are indebted to our community who donate the food for us to operate the Foodbank and to our partners like Sanctuary Supported Living, who are often available at our outlets, to step in and provide that support and care in complete anonymity."
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