A day in the life of Mary, a family caseworker

Mary Tear, a family accommodation caseworker in the City Hearts team, shares what a typical day looks like for her. “My role supports those who have come into our family safe-house: normally couples, or survivors with children. When people have been trafficked and their freedom has been taken away, this can lead to immeasurable trauma and a myriad of other …

City Hearts Ghana Emergency Relief Fund

 It costs just £3 to provide three hot meals to a homeless person in Ghana, or £16 to feed a family for a whole week. As as result of COVID 19, families who rely on their daily income for food have been hit hard. During the lockdown in Ghana, our teams worked tirelessly to distribute meals to the homeless and …

Adapting support for vulnerable people during the Coronavirus pandemic

With domestic violence soaring during the COVID pandemic, City Hearts are raising awareness of the unprecedented risk faced by victims of modern slavery during lockdown.   Kirsty Allan, development manager at City Hearts, explains: “Most victims already have restricted access to health care. Experience shows their traffickers are unlikely to allow them to engage with health services and during lockdown may …