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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 five 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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Mobile Laundry

The Clean Machine, a mobile laundry service based In Bournemouth, visited our Wednesday afternoon drop-in during March to allow the guys to ...

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2017-18 AGM

At our AGM on Sunday 7 April 2019 at Skinner Street URC, Poole, reports were given for the years 2017-18 and 2018-19. ...

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Amos House: Onwards and Upwards

Poole Council granted gold status for housing to our three tenants, which is the highest priority rating. Following this, the original three ...

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Another extract from the interview with mental health nurse, Katie. Katie talks about working with rough sleepers and those who are housed but still in need of support, and how we need YOUR help! If you want to help or donate, please click the link below.

To Volunteer or Donate: www.routestoroots.org/charity

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Mental health nurse, Katie, who conducts outreach at the Drop-in centre, discusses what she does to try to help the charity’s clients and how working with those living on the streets affects her personally. If you want to find out more or help out, click the link below!

To Volunteer or Donate: www.routestoroots.org/charity

Watch the full interview: youtu.be/5ISoSwj-uZo
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