The Brick remains open, maintaining all support and staff operating as key workers under the categories of food distribution and charity delivering frontline services. We continue to work with people in the most vulnerable categories, delivering vital advice, support and mentoring, practical help (food, clothes, toiletries) and an increased...Read more
Amidst all the chaos of our very surreal life at the moment, we stopped for a while on Tuesday to have a zoom meeting with our partners Mayday Trust. We all work in a person led way through the PTS (personal transition service) and felt it necessary to ask...Read more
In the light of the coronavirus pandemic, The Brick has agreed a business continuity plan. This has been devised by the organisation’s Executive Committee, shared with relevant partners and agencies, and is being implemented and revised in line with government advice and developments. The primary objective is to protect...Read more
The Brick is a small project that delivers big results for the community it serves. It offers services to people who are homeless, in poverty or facing debt crisis.
As its name suggests, it provides a safe, solid building block for people in crisis to begin to construct a new life and become valuable members of society.
Get in touch today:
The Brick, 10 Arcade Street, Wigan WN1 1LU
Call: 01942 236 953
The Brick Works, 4 Hodson Street, Wigan WN3 4EN
Call: 01942 417 290
13 hours ago
Our Winter Fundraising Campaign - ‘A Soul Like Yours’ has been a huge success and we thank everyone who has donated. We are already using that money and changing people’s lives. This week we have opened a new 4 bed young persons accommodation unit specifically for 18-25 year olds at risk of homelessness in Wigan and Leigh. Young people we work with are often vulnerable and can face a number of complex risks. This new accommodation offers a bespoke solution and interventions specific to young people’s needs. Your donations have been used to refurbish and furnish the accommodation, make it Covid-19 secure, comfortable and as homely as we can. 🏠 Money is also ringfenced from fundraising for access to on-line training, training support and upskilling. 📖 We have also been supported by Homeless Link grant funding and Wigan Council in a community based partnership that’s #RebuildingLives 💰
Thank you to everyone involved in this project- to our staff who have worked tirelessly getting this ready in record time, to our partners at Wigan Council, our grant funders and to our new young residents who are thriving in their new home. But especially to our donors and supporters who believe in us and the work we do to donate their hard earned cash to make these things happen.
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