CCP Big SleepOut 2020 Cancelled 

29th September 2020

We are sad to announce that our SleepOut is cancelled and will not be taking place in October 2020. This was not an easy decision to make but we believe it is the right one given the current position with COVID. Read the full article here 

Thank You Worcester Community Foundation

We are so grateful to have received a £5000 grant from the Worcester Community Foundation. The grant allowed us to employ an extra member of staff for 1 day a week over 12 weeks to help us support homeless individuals who were placed in local hotels as part of the Government’s “Everyone In” campaign, in response to COVID-19. Read the full article here 

"CCP were there for me when I needed them most..."

17th September 2020

Two members of our Community Wellbeing Team (Irena & Gwyn) recently supported Andrea, a young lady with physical disabilities, helping her with meetings and assessments and through the tough period of Lockdown. Read the full story here 

Check out our Refurbished Hereford Accommodation

10th September 2020

Our Accommodation Based Support Team in Hereford have been busy with the task of making their buildings more homely and welcoming for residents and staff alike. Find out more here

Family brought together during the Lockdown

7th September 2020

With the ending of Lockdown and life slowly returning to a new-normal one of our family support workers, Ali, has been reflecting on the families she has supported over the past few months and wanted to share how this time has had a positive effect on one such family. Read the full story here

Calling All Gardeners

3rd September 2020

We are calling out to all those who own an allotment or maintain a vegetable garden in the Cheltenham area who can donate fresh produce to our Pantry supporting vulnerable people in the local community. Read the Press Release here

Energy Advocate Success

1st September 2020

Our Community Wellbeing Team work in partnership with Warm & Well to provide free energy advice to the people who most need it across Gloucestershire. Our Energy Advocate recently supported a single mother of three helping her to save a total of £853.75 on her energy bills. Read the full story here 

We Want to help End Period Poverty

28th August 2020

Our Pantry Team have partnered with Tewkesbury Priors Park Neighbourhood Project to distribute free, eco-friendly sanitary products to those who need them in the Tewkesbury area. Find out more here 

Izzy & Dave's Ultra Marathon in Aid of CCP

26th August 2020

On the 29th August our amazing supporters Izzy and Dave will be attempting an Ultra Marathon following the beautiful, but very vertically challenging, Cotswold Way all to help raise essential funds for our work. They chose to support CCP after hearing about the way we responded to help those in need in their local community during the lockdown, especially supporting young people who might otherwise be homeless. To read their story and sponsor their challenge visit their page here.

Click here to watch the BBC Points West Interview 

Should we do a SleepOut 2020? 

20th August 2020

On 9th March this year we announced plans for SleepOut 2020 (read more here) but then the world was turned on its head by COVID-19 which left us with a number of uncertainties.  In light of this we want to seek the views of previous participants and the wider public on some possible options we   are considering. If you can spare a couple of minutes please fill out this Survey to help us make the best decision. Thank You.

Community Involvement During the Lockdown

10th August 2020

Our Community Based Support (CBS) Team have been maintaining regular contact with their clients in Gloucester, Tewkesbury and Forest of Dean to check in on their welfare and wellbeing during these unprecedented times. With Zoom quizzes and online Art classes they have been able to provide emotional support and have taken on a befriending role in these local communities. Read the full article here 

Our Pantry is Open Again!

5th August 2020

We are very excited to be able to open up our Pantry to members in Cheltenham once again for the first time since the COVID-19 Lockdown. Find out more about our Pantry Project here

Supported Accommodation Success

28th July 2020

"...Young people in Supported Accommodation can really go far. Sometimes they need someone to believe in them so they can believe in themselves. I felt believed in, and could achieve so much because of that." Read Joe's story here

We are Caring for Communities and People… Could you too?

15th June 2020

“I worked for a retail bank for 11 years and dealt with customers on a day to day basis. When I read up on the attributes required to work with CCP, it synced up really well with the skillset I had developed over those years.” Have you ever wondered if your skills and experience could transfer to a successful career in the charity sector? Read the full article here 

Family Advocacy Success

7th June 2020

Our Family Advocacy Team provide support to vulnerable parents whose children are involved in the Child Protection process which can be very daunting for parents. Read Kirsty's success story here