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

What to do if you're concerned about a rough sleeper

As the nights draw in and temperatures start to drop, most of us get to go back home, snuggle down and warm up. Some of us, however, don't get this luxury. The number of rough sleepers on the streets
  Nov 2018

Buy a gift for a child this Christmas

A Rochdale based homelessness charity is calling the local community to help spread festive cheer this holiday season.For the third year running, Petrus Community, in partnership with Rochdale Social
  Nov 2018

Rochdale community garden group sweep up awards

Petrus Incredible Edible Rochdale (PIER) has been recognised for its work in an award-winning week.The project is run by homelessness charity Petrus Community, with many service users volunteering wit
  Nov 2018

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
  Oct 2018

Greater Manchester homelessness charity set to grow under new Head

Petrus Community, a homelessness charity based in Rochdale, has appointed a new head following the retirement of Denis Skelton.Rekha Patel-Harrison joins Petrus Community following her role as Directo
  Oct 2018

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