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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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R2R Job Opportunity

DROP-IN MANAGER & VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR PART TIME Are you passionate to see the lives of some of the most vulnerable in our community ...

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The Screwfix Foundation Donation to Routes to Roots (Poole).

New Shower for the Homeless

Our new shower has been installed and is now in use by clients during drop-in hours. Previously their only access to a ...

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6 - Rough sleeper summer EDIT

Once Again we Are Appalled

In response to the decision made by Poole Council on 13 March that its PSPO will be implemented on 16 April for ...

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