Mustard Tree - tackling both the causes and consequences of poverty and homelessness
Mustard Tree has an established track record over the past 25 years, supporting people across Greater Manchester in poverty and facing homelessness.
We create opportunities for people to help themselves through providing practical support, friendship, connections into work, improvements to health and wellbeing plus new experiences to encourage aspiration.
Mustard Tree at 25(6/10/2019)-Marking 25 years in Greater Manchester On Thursday 6th and Friday 7th June, we opened the doors of our Ancoats hub to welcome new and current supporters to Mustard Tree, sharing information about our work and to celebrate operating in...
Andrew’s Story(5/31/2019)-Andrew (33), came to Mustard Tree following a period of imprisonment and uncertainty around his future, falling out of employment for over five years. He is now about to embark on a new hospitality career after a successful spell on...
Maryam’s Story(5/24/2019)-Maryam came to the UK from Pakistan to get married. She joined Mustard Tree after in January 2018, after escaping the abusive relationship hoping to rebuild her confidence and to find work. “I felt isolated and left out – like...
Tandrima joined Mustard Tree after fleeing India as an asylum seeker and settled here in January 2018. Tan bravely shared her story of her journey, her drive for change and her hopes for the future as she waits in hope for her asylum decision.
“In India I suffered domestic violence and religious persecution in my marriage. For so long I stayed because I didn’t know I deserved better. Once things started happening to my daughters, I knew I had no choice but to leave. I had to leave with my youngest daughter December 2017 and leave my eldest one behind. I couldn’t take both if I had I wouldn’t have rescued any of them. It was the hardest decision I have ever made. I can only just talk about it out loud now, I couldn’t talk about it at all before,” says Tandrima.
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Check out some of the beautiful creations people have made at Mustard Tree.
Artist: Graham Hudson
110 Oldham Road,
50 Hulton District Centre,