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City Hearts Supports Survivors into Employment

Kat Harding
January 18, 2018

Read the BBC News Article here On 18th January 2018, City Hearts will present to a round table meeting, hosted by Rt Hon Frank Field MP at the Houses of Parliament.  The meeting seeks to engage businesses in supporting survivors […]

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas…

Kat Harding
November 20, 2017

…when all through the home, new memories were made and no one was alone. For many in our City Hearts Houses, this is the first Christmas they have spent safe and loved in a very long time. This year we […]

Police Raid on ‘Pop Up’ Brothels in Sheffield

Kat Harding
October 24, 2017

Last week, modern slavery made the headlines in Sheffield and City Hearts were invited by South Yorkshire Police to provide victim support for women rescued from suspected ‘pop-up brothels’ in Sheffield’s city centre.“Sexual exploitation through trafficking is one of the […]

City Hearts Stories: Anti-Slavery Day

Kat Harding
October 18, 2017

It’s stories like this that make today – #antislaveryday – so significant. This is real. This is on our streets. This is something that together, we can end. These two brothers are currently cared for in a City Hearts safe […]

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? – Pathways out of the Post NRM Maze

Kat Harding
September 20, 2017

We recently undertook a Six Month Review of City Hearts’ Integration Support Programme (ISP) This nationally recognised programme helps survivors upon leaving Government support (NRM), preventing re-trafficking, suicide and homelessness. This report of the ISP shows a support model using […]

SLAVES ON OUR STREETS: A major investigation to expose hidden horrors of MODERN DAY SLAVERY.

Kat Harding
September 18, 2017

SLAVES ON OUR STREETS: A major investigation to expose hidden horrors of MODERN DAY SLAVERY. “We cannot count them. But the police believe that tens of thousands of men, women and even children, are being kept captive in sub-human conditions. […]

The Co-op Job Partnership Programme

Kat Harding
September 15, 2017

What do you do after you’ve safe-housed and rehabilitated someone whose come directly out of the abysmal trade of human slavery? You attempt to create the first job partnership programme in Britain with one of it’s major retail businesses. You never let go of […]

City Hearts Africa Update – September 17

Kat Harding
August 28, 2017

How many?! We’re excited to announce that thanks to our generous supporters our Child Partnership Programme is growing! This year we’ve increased the number of children we support from 35 to 50. And don’t forget it’s not just the individual […]

Child Sexual Exploitation Update

Kat Harding
August 28, 2017

South Yorkshire has spent the last few years in the spotlight with the revelation of numerous Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) cases in the county. Over that time, the South Yorkshire Police have been working towards seeing the cases taken to […]

British Red Cross Partnership

Kat Harding
August 28, 2017

“City Hearts Fresh Start Report found that 76% of victims exited the Government’s National Referral Mechanism (which is the mechanism of support for victims of modern day slavery) into unknown circumstances. The Integration Support Programme aims to catch people as […]

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