The Petrus Community has been providing supported housing and related services to homeless people since 1972.

Petrus People

Petrus People is Petrus' Social Enterprise arm. Petrus People aims to develop intiatives which provide services that benefit the community at large and opportunities for employment and volunteering.

Currently Petrus People are operating a Community Store and Petrus People Petrus Incredible Edible Rochdale.

Petrus People Currently

  • Supports over 100 people each year access recycled goods which will help them to maintain or move into accommodation.
  • Employs three staff.
  • Provides opportunites to a wide range of volunteers.

Petrus People News

Sleepout and help tackle homelessness

Petrus Community is preparing for its annual charity sleepout on Friday 29 March 2019. Each year Petrus invites the public to spend one night experiencing what it is like to sleep rough whilst raisin
  Jan 2019

A new way to support the homeless has launched in Rochdale

Petrus has joined other local Rochdale charities in a new initiative that offers people a different way to give to tackle homelessness. Real Change Rochdale raises money for practical items which hel
  Jan 2019

Thank you

Thank you Petrus has helped over 500 families over the festive period with the help of the people and businesses of Rochdale. Petrus, working with Rochdale Social Services, received over 450 gifts f
  Dec 2018

Petrus Community Christmas Opening Times

Season's Greetings and best wishes for 2019 from everyone at Petrus Community. Here is a list of our opening times at Craig Lee House, The Hub, the Petrus Community Store and PIER over the next few w
  Dec 2018

Seb Moore wants to raise 300 to help the homeless before Xmas...

Seb Moore, a seven-year-old Kart Racing sensation, is taking a on a challenge to help raise money for Petrus. Last Christmas Eve, Seb saw a homeless man while out shopping with his parents. He appr
  Dec 2018

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