Bringing hope where there is despair
To support, encourage and assist homeless and social exclusion people, regardless of background, to improve their lives, by equipping them with skills sustain tenancies, employment and integration into the wider community.
Whitechapel values diversity and as such recognises that Community Members (Community Members are defined as any person who benefits from any services of The Whitechapel Mission as a participant in any of our programmes) come from a diverse range of cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds. The staff will ensure that the Community Member's needs and wants are responded to in a pro active way whilst ensuring equal access to services and support that reflects their diverse needs.
The Lifeskills unit will offer a full range of services at their disposal i.e. within the Whitechapel Mission, their locality and the local authority and other support agencies as appropriate. Areas of support offered to tenants are:
Respond to needs as they arise, to deliver a pro active service.
Our thanks to Lloyd's of London who funded the computer classes and allowed us to purchase the best of computers. And to staff from Barclays Capital and Barclays Wealth who run the classes.
We would like to offer a very special thank you to the 198 people who support the Whitechapel Mission through a Standing Order from their bank or through their credit card.
Regular Giving is very important to sustaining the work of the Mission and we could do with a few more people donating by Standing Order.
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And a further thank you to the 1,783 people who have gift-aided their donations to the Whitechapel Mission this year.
Gift-aid added a further £14,373 to donations this year.
Staff from Barclays Capital and Barclays Wealth IT department, delivering computer training
All citizens require life skills to successfully function in the world today. Because life skills are not hereditary, they must be taught.