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Military Human

As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, My Space staff are taking part in Military Human: Understanding Military Culture and Transition, online training delivered by the University of York St John The course aims to provide frontline public service staff with a greater understanding of the transition concerns facing ex-Armed Forces personnel,…Read More

Ready to move on

Praise like this is what makes the job worthwhile. This is from a tenant who’s been with us for around eighteen months and is now being supported to move into their own accommodation – thanks in no small part to the help and hard work of their Housing Support Officer.

Supporting those who serve

We were happy recently to sign the Armed Forces Covenant, pledging our promise to acknowledge and understand that those who serve or how have served in the armed forces should be treated with fairness and respect in the communities, economy and society they serve with their lives. The means that My Space is a forces…Read More

Kindness Matters

Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 18th – 24th May, and this year’s theme is Kindness, which is particularly appropriate at the moment. Why not take a moment to start a conversation about kindness and mental health? Click here to find out more…

Green fingers

Lots of people are using this lockdown time to start ‘growing their own’, and tenant Leonard, who lives in one of our developments in Salford, is doing just that. Look at this beautiful herb garden he’s created – very green-fingered!

Thankyou Al-Khair!

A huge thankyou goes out to our new friends Al-Khair Foundation who kindly dropped off vital PPE supplies for our staff who remain on the frontline, delivering daily support and maintenance services to our most vulnerable tenants. Al-Khair Foundation works locally and globally to alleviate the suffering of dispossessed people. You can read more about…Read More

Tenants helping each other out

Prior to the lockdown restrictions, staff and tenants in one of our Bradford developments started putting their work on being good neighbours into practice by setting up their own foodbank. Tenants can swap food with each other, and they have also had some very generous donations from local supermarkets and the community. “I am loving…Read More

Tenants get together

Over 20 of our tenants and staff from the Greater Manchester area got together yesterday for their latest forum. Everyone enjoyed a quiz and raffle before taking part in some co-production activities – defining the role of a Housing Support Officer and helping with some safety planning around looking after keys. Thanks to everyone who…Read More