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Harbour Housing: the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations (UN) set out 17 Sustainable Development Goals which were adopted by all UN Member States in 2015, including the UK. These goals are intended as rallying points and tangible goals to help us to improve our world for all who share it, from an environmental, social and

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Harbour’s Hep C Bed

We have gained both local and international recognition for our work to revolutionise the way that those experiencing homelessness can access liver health support. Our established strong links with the NHS and other specialists have allowed us to deliver specialist health-based support to our residents as well as developing an

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Harbour’s Commitment to Community

At Harbour Housing we pride ourselves on our commitment to the community that we are lucky enough to be a part of. This commitment is demonstrated in various manners, from engaging in community projects to investing in local enterprise and services. As a small charity we are able to control

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Dealing with Anti-Social Behaviour

We have a sign displayed prominently at the entrance to our properties which clearly states our attitude to anti-social behaviour, and this is sometimes picked up on by visitors. It has been commented upon by some that we must not be able to enforce this stance in practice as this

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Cornwall Blue Light Day 2019

Last Wednesday organisations from across the Duchy came together at the Royal Cornwall Showground to showcase and promote the services that they offer to adults with learning disabilities. We were privileged to be one of these organisations and were glad to get the opportunity to meet with many likeminded organisations

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Changing Perceptions

Harbour Housing has suffered with a bad reputation in the past, particularly in regard to our main property Cosgarne Hall, and no one is more aware of this than current volunteer Elaine. Elaine is now one of our most regular volunteers, providing invaluable CV skills and interview coaching to residents,

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From Cosgarne Critic to Board Member

Jan Varney, who sits on Harbour’s Board of Trustees, speaks about how she was converted from a critic of Cosgarne Hall to one of the biggest advocates of the work that is done here. Jan’s background is in nursing – she is a trained general nurse and children’s nurse, and

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A Family Reunited

Soon to be ex-resident Robert is making preparations to move into his very own flat where he can be reunited with his daughter. Robert was in a car crash when he was 20, and now suffers from a lifelong disability that makes walking even short distances difficult.  He was awarded

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Small Steps

As a supported accommodation provider we work with external agencies to provide a huge variety of training sessions, activities, support groups, volunteering opportunities and courses which all work to enhance individual experience and promote personal development.  As a condition of our residents’ tenancy, we expect them to engage with their

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