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Routes to Roots

Routes to Roots

Founded on Christian principles, Routes to Roots seeks to help all homeless and vulnerably housed people in Poole regardless of their faith.

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Housing

To provide security and warmth, where there is immediate social and spiritual support as well as the basic necessities: food, clothing, a place to wash and a place to rest.

Amos House provides supported housing for three men, and we are working towards another property for female clients.

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Support

We provide support needs on an individual basis. Often this includes developing self esteem, social skills, community engagement and employment skills.

We also act as an advocate dealing with other agencies, such as landlords, mental health & addiction teams, council officers & police.

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Access

We are committed to ending the recycling of homelessness.

Once accommodated, we continue to ensure access to help and assistance needed for maintaining that accommodation, enabling people to become rooted in their community.

Supporting Homelessness in Poole since 2000...

Routes to Roots

Founded on Christian principles, Routes to Roots seeks to help all homeless and vulnerably housed people in Poole regardless of their faith.

At four drop-ins R2R provides basic necessities, such as hot food, clothing and sleeping bags, and offers indoor & outdoor motivational activities, which aim to boost self-confidence and develop skills.

In addition, internet and telephone facilities, 'care of address' and one-to-one support, guidance & information are provided. From November 2015 Routes to Roots has provided supported accommodation to three of Poole's homeless.

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Coffee for Coats

  From 1st to 17th December Banana Wharf bar and restaurant on Poole Quay is inviting people to donate a coat to the ...

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From Nazareth to Bethlehem

Rev Lucy Holt (Rector of St James’ Poole, Rural Dean & Routes to Roots Trustee) is inviting friends and supporters of Routes ...

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Poole Bay Rotary Christmas Raffle

For the third year running Poole Bay Rotary will be running a GRAND RAFFLE in support of Routes to Roots.  There are ...

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Wellbeing Wednesday is going from strength to strength and the work that the healthcare professionals do is very much appreciated by all. Today's pizza lunch was donated to us by Franco Manca ... See MoreSee Less

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Calling all R2R Supporters...

We will be carol singing at ASDA in Poole 1pm on Saturday 15th December. Can you come along to help us raise funds for our winter appeal? No singing experience necessary, just a willingness to make some noise and have some festive fun.
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