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BHF Agenda - 12 May 2016


6.30-8.00 pm, Julian House, Little Bishop Street




  • Those present, introductions
  • Apologies received: Lindsey Jones (Caring in Bristol, Bristol Methodist Centre)

Previous Meeting

  • Meeting notes: accuracy, corrections
  • Matters arising:
    Missing Sleep-Out payment
    Unknown participating groups
    Recruiting volunteers for the Emergency Overnight Accommodation
    Who is Tyrrell?
    Proposed 'Homes' board - will it go ahead?
    Helping the Faith Communities reflect on their housing choices

Notified Business

Homeless Forum

  • Move to MailChimp
  • Other people and groups to invite
  • Face to face or online meetings
  • Meeting times


  • Date
  • 'Final' estimate of amount raised
  • Anything else?

Homelessness Awareness Week

  • Date
  • All year round awareness raising?
  • Planning arrangements
  • Current plans
  • Anything else?

Social justice and social exclusion project

Information Share

Previously circulated details

Other details

Outstanding and Ongoing Issues

(Included so that we do not forget we have agreed to come back to these issues in a future meeting.)

  • Involving more people: how do we encourage participation and partnership from other groups and people, including those employed to work in this field?
  • Survival Handbook update - when is the next edition due?
  • Toilet facilities for homeless people


Any Other Business

Shared Documents

  • Any updates?
  • New documents to share

Next Meeting

  • Items for the agenda
  • Place, date and time: currently Julian House on Thursday 14 July

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