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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 […]

Introducing our International Development Coordinator

Kat Harding
August 4, 2017

After a decade of establishing City Hearts UK, Managing Director Karen Bianchi has taken on the new role of International Development Coordinator. Having moved out to Ghana last month, here she talks about her new role… As an organisation we […]

Robert

Kat Harding
April 12, 2017

Robert always wanted a better life. He saw an advert in the paper for a job in the UK at a car-wash, and so Robert and his family travelled to England to start their new lives. However, all did not […]

Jess

Kat Harding
April 12, 2017

At 28 years old and weighing just under four stone Jess had exhausted every service that the NHS could offer. Since a teenager Jess had suffered from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. She had spent most of her teenage and adolescent years […]

Aaminah 

Kat Harding
April 12, 2017

An orphan at ten years old Aaminah found herself on the streets of India. Kidnapped and trafficked to the UK, little Aaminah was kept as a servant, cleaning, cooking and meeting her masters every demand.  For 8 years she was […]