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 (formerly Green Gym).

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

Zen boss and staff to sleep out for homelessness charity Petrus Community

***Photo opportunity. Zen Internet founder and chief executive Richard Tang and the team will be available for photographs at 4pm on 23 February outside Manchester Cathedral*** Staff from Rochdale-ba
Petrus NewsHousing NewsStepUp NewsPetrus Women's NewsPeople NewsService User News   Feb 2017

Positive start to the new year for Rochdale homelessness charity

M&Y Maintenance and Construction has pledged to help refurbish the Petrus Community Hub, a homelessness centre based in Rochdale. Petrus Hub offers a range of essential day support services to
Petrus NewsHousing NewsStepUp NewsPetrus Women's NewsPeople NewsService User News   Jan 2017

Hidden Tales

Members of the Petrus Community presented an eclectic mix of short films, spoken word and live music at Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival at Touchstones on Thursday 20th October 2016. The event w
Petrus NewsHousing NewsStepUp NewsPetrus Women's NewsPeople NewsService User News   Nov 2016

Tesco's Bags of Help initiative

Tesco customers are being invited to help community groups and good causes in Rochdale bag a share of a 12.5million carrier bag charge fund. Petrus is looking to benefit from this scheme. More detai
Petrus NewsHousing NewsStepUp NewsPetrus Women's NewsPeople NewsService User NewsPetrus Incredible Edible Rochdale News   Oct 2016

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