• The Team Ocean Charity Campaign

    From Monday to Friday throughout the year we welcome to Cornerstone Day Centre in Moss Side the homeless, the hungry, the unwell, the lonely and anyone at all who visits us for whatever reason. We feed the body by the provision of breakfast, lunch and food parcels. We hope we help our clients to remain connected with ‘mainstream’ life by the provision of access to a computer room, a telephone room, a laundry and a shop. So far, so good, but something more is required: we’re learning that we must feed the mind and soul as well if we are to support in a holistic way. To that end we have embarked on a programme of days out walking in the foothills of the Peak District and have established a five-a-side team.

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  • Street2Feet Homeless Football Tournament

    On the 21st May 2015, Cornerstone FC entered the annual 5 a-side homeless Street2Feet football tournament, held at the Power league football centre in Ardwick, Manchester. It was organised by the national housing charity Chapter 1 in conjunction with StreetGames. 37 teams took part in the competition, travelling from as far as London in the south and Middlesbrough in the north. Although Cornerstone FC were unable to get to the final, a good day was had by all and for the first time in a long time many service users felt part of something positive , providing a much needed boost to self-esteem.

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  • 80th Celebrations

    Mary, one of our volunteers celebrated her 80th birthday on Monday 12th May. There was great excitement at the centre with lots of singing, birthday hugs and kisses. Mary is a lively, witty and extremely active lady and helps twice a week to run our clothing shop. We wish Mary continued good health and are grateful to her for her commitment, reliability and all her help over the last 14 years. Happy 80th Mary from all at Cornerstone.

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  • The Big Sleepout - On the night

    On Friday night April 24th, "The Big Sleep Out" took place on the grounds of St Christopher's RC Church at Ashton-under -Lyne. We were blessed with a dry night even though the weather forecast was less than favourable for the night. By 9 pm, 125 people of all age groups had registered, of which included Bishop John of Salford. A huge collection of food was then presented to Sister Lucy for Cornerstone, by pupils from the local primary and secondary schools. A short film was shown of the work which takes place at Cornerstone, and afterwards refreshments were served to all present. The atmosphere was electric, everyone was excited to be taking part and many new friendships were formed.

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  • St Lawerence's Gaelic Football Club

    Jimmy Wray chairman of the club presented a cheque for £500 to support worker Ann Mitchell at their recent committee meeting on Sunday 19th April. St Lawerence's are a very successful Manchester Gaelic football club who provide senior, junior, underage and ladies Gaelic football. At their recent annual dinner dance they ran a raffle and raised £500 for Cornerstone. We are extremely grateful to all of them and wish the club every success in the future.

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Cornerstone is a day centre providing services to adults facing a wide range of social issues including homelessness, poverty, social isolation, poor mental health, drug and alcohol addiction. We operate an open door policy and welcome people from all backgrounds with our aim being to offer support to our clients, improve their prospects and enhance their quality of life.

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Our Cornerstone Miracle

Kevins Story

Extraordinary Chain of Events

Rebuilding your life

A reason to get up in the morning

Getting back on track

See how we helped Paul through a very low point in his life

Reuniting Family

See how John reunited with his family

Helping Drug Addiction

See how Andrew turned his life around

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