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CHESS Homeless

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'Opening doors for the Homeless'

CHESS seeks to relieve homelessness and related hardship and distress amongst single adults in Chelmsford and Essex, through the provision of support services and temporary accommodation that helps them move on in their lives.

In 2017 we celebrate 21 years of quality service to the homeless, growing over the years to provide opportunities for clients to transition from the streets to employment by providing-

Night Shelter Food, Drinks, Hygiene & Laundry FacilitiesCounselling and SupportMove-On HousingHelp towards Independent living.Employment opportunities with our social enterprise- 'Wingspan'

Please do not underestimate the power of a gift, whatever size-
every penny makes a pound and our social audit 2015/2016 found that for each pound given, CHESS returned £5 of benefit to the community!

You can make a one off donation, or set up monthly giving.
£5 a month- supports hot meals, £10 a month- supports welfare and counselling[, 20 a month- supports a bed for a night in the shelter.
The Hub Appeal
In 2016 we purchased a new building and during 2017 we hope to renovate and restore it to function as a new HUB for CHESS night shelter accommodation, support activities and offices for the charity and social enterprise.

We are looking to raise £300,000 to help make the building fit for purpose.
You can find out more about this appeal through our web-site

Please state in the message box if your donation is specifically for general funds or The Hub Appeal.

Charity No: 1093901

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