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HART Homeless Health Monitoring

Homeless people in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale are able to access vital health monitoring, support and advice thanks to a scheme where doctors, nurses and other health workers go to homeless drop ins and soup kitchens.

The scheme delivered by HART involves volunteer health workers giving up their time to deliver care which will be available initially at Champness Hall soup kitchen before being rolled out to other venues around the borough.

Champness Hall, Drake Street, Rochdale, OL16 1PB
Umbrella org:
HART (Homeless Alliance Response Team)
Area serviced:
Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale
Contact name:
Jackie Taylor
Job title:
Service Development Manager

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