To: Blackpool Council

Re-open Blackpool Foyer for the homeless

Re-open Blackpool Foyer for the homeless

For three years now the Blackpool Foyer has been closed,which has 38 flats that can be used to accommodate young homeless people between the age of16 to 24. Blackpool Council will you accommodate homeless people in the Blackpool Foyer over the winter period?

Why is this important?

Sign the petition to show Blackpool council that they should allow homeless people to take shelter in Blackpool Foyer during the winter season.Homelessness in Blackpool is getting higher and higher, and there are 38 empty flats that are clearly available.

For three years now the Blackpool Foyer has been closed,which has 38 flats that can be used to accommodate young homeless people between the age of 16 to 24 during the winter season.The Blackpool Foyer can be very useful over the winter period rather than an empty building with no purpose. I seriously think Blackpool Council should be considering using the building to help the homeless in partnership with Great Places Housing Group and other organisations.

Blackpool

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Reasons for signing

  • The Foyer saved me when I became homeless at the age of 18. I had been in foster care then when I had to leave at 16, found myself trapped living with alcohol abuse and domestic violence. I can’t imagine getting through this without the help of the Foyer. I went on to work and attend college. Today, young people don’t have the same support. They end up vulnerable on the streets exposed to more crime and abuse!
  • I signed this petition to help those in need of help
  • I've signed this as I was once homeless, but got myself out of it, it's not a nice place to be.

Updates

2017-12-03 14:45:31 +0000

1,000 signatures reached

2017-11-22 19:29:59 +0000

500 signatures reached

2017-11-22 15:26:44 +0000

100 signatures reached

2017-11-19 17:35:57 +0000

50 signatures reached

2017-11-19 14:12:14 +0000

25 signatures reached

2017-11-19 09:16:57 +0000

10 signatures reached