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Nomad Opening Doors have been working to end homelessness in Sheffield for 30 years. Their innovative Smart Steps programme provides safe, secure accommodation to those at risk of homelessness; with wrap around support to help clients regain confidence, find employment, and learn to live independently. To continue to provide this high level of support Nomad

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Piper’s Story

Part of our celebration of LGBTQ+ lives and history Piper, a trans-woman, came to Nomad to flee her situation at home in which her relationship with her parents had deteriorated and she no longer felt able to stay at home with her family. To help Piper focus on the future she was set up with

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Abeo’s Story

Warning: This article may be a trigger for survivors of sexual violence or human trafficking. Abeo came to the U.K from Nigeria. He was feeling persecution after being imprisoned and tortured due to his sexuality. When he came to the U.K seeking asylum he was placed in Home Office accommodation but experienced further persecution from

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Building Confidence to Find Employment

Although many job opportunities have dropped off during lockdown, some exciting partnerships are still forming to help get those most in need into employment. The Endorphins Group, Nomad Opening Doors and Engie have partnered together to support people who are facing homelessness to become happy, healthy, and more employable. This partnership will allow Nomad’s clients

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Social Work Students Shine at Nomad

When I was at college, I wanted to be a teacher, so I went to University to study English and History, expecting to take my PGCE and teach secondary school or 6th form. I got some work experience in a school before taking my qualification and realised it wasn’t for me, I wanted more variety

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Covid-19 Updates

With the announcement of yet another lockdown we want to ensure all our service users, colleagues and neighbours, that we are taking every precaution and safety measure possible. Our work has been classed as essential and we will be continuing to operate as normal, with these safety measures in place. We feel, with the increasing

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Aviva Campaign Passes £3000

The Aviva fundraising campaign closed on 7th October 2020 having reached £3170. Thanks go to all who donated and to Laura Baker who developed the campaign and promoted it across social media. The money will be used across the Nomad training flats to ensure that the needs of vulnerable people who find themselves homeless in

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Moving in and Moving up

Antoni came to Nomad after living on the streets, it was clear to the team he was in a bad way. When he came in for his initial assessment, he many of his belongings had been stolen from other street people. Nomad have supported his journey for over 12 months and have successfully helped him

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