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

Community seed swap

Do you want new seeds, but not the price tag? Do you have unwanted seeds lying around? We would like to invite you to a seed swapping event, where you can swap your surplus seeds with other sowers f
Petrus NewsHousing NewsStepUp NewsPetrus Women's NewsPeople NewsService User NewsPetrus Incredible Edible Rochdale News   Feb 2018

Spring seed sowing workshop

There is almost a hint of spring in the air, and so the time has come again when we are getting ready and sowing our seeds for a fruitful year ahead.We would like to invite you to a seed sowing worksh
Petrus NewsHousing NewsStepUp NewsPetrus Women's NewsPeople NewsService User NewsPetrus Incredible Edible Rochdale News   Feb 2018

Retired police officer brings festive cheer to Rochdale's homeless for the third consecutive year

Fundraiser Andy O'Sullivan teamed up with the team at his local Morrisons Supermarket in Bacup, to raise vital funds for Petrus Community. Andy, who regularly competes in running competitions on the
Petrus NewsPeople News   Jan 2018

Petrus Strike Gold

A Rochdale charity has been recognised for its investment in staff and good management. Petrus Community, a homelessness charity which provides residential and day services, was awarded Investors in
Petrus NewsPeople NewsService User NewsPetrus Incredible Edible Rochdale News   Nov 2017

Rochdale's homeless community speak up and speak out through the Hidden Tales project

Rochdales homeless community speak up and speak out through the powerful and uplifting Hidden Tales projectPeople from Rochdale's homeless community have shared their personal stories through poetry,
Petrus NewsPeople NewsService User News   Nov 2017

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