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

Volunteer Opportunity

April 2019 sees the relaunch of the volunteer programme at Petrus. We have been working hard to develop the programme to make volunteering an even more positive experience for all our fantastic volunt
  Apr 2019

Petrus is going to Tatton Park!

Petrus is going to Tatton Park! Petrus Community has announced it will have a double back to back garden at 2019's Tatton Park Flower Show. The garden has been designed by a team from Petrus Incredi
  Apr 2019

Another successful year for Rochdale Sleepout

On Friday 29 March 30 volunteers and staff from Petrus Community spent one night experiencing what it was like to sleep rough. Armed with only a cardboard box, blankets and a sleeping bag, the Rochda
  Apr 2019

A Rochdale charity is looking for donations for an eggceptionally good cause!

A homelessness charity is calling on the local community to help spread some chocolate cheer this Easter. Petrus Community is collecting Easter Egg donations for less fortunate children, including th
  Mar 2019

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

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