Arch works in North Staffordshire and surrounding areas supporting adults, children, young people, families and professionals on a mission to prevent and tackle domestic abuse, help end homelessness and promote social inclusion.
We connect with people at difficult times in their lives. Our customers often have complex needs, including mental ill-health, poor physical health, substance misuse, offending behaviour or asylum seeker/refugee status. This may be compounded by low confidence, social isolation, poverty and debt, and a lack of practical life-skills.
We respect our customers. We never judge. We value the diversity of our local communities.
Last week we met Robin* who decided to share her volunteering story in aid of #VolunteersWeek. Robin began receiving support from Arch Supported Housing two years ago after she was moved into a temporary shelter. Although [...]
Meet retired IT worker David. David joined us last September, and decided to volunteer in our supported housing team. He comes into the office every Tuesday, and spends the day visiting customers and offering or [...]
Arch have partnered up with a local sixth form college to help raise self-esteem and healthy relationships education of young women. The Girl Power programme worked with seven female students at the City of Stoke-on-Trent [...]
A scheme that supports people to live independently in Stoke-on-Trent, is celebrating its 1st birthday. Victoria Place, ran by local charity Arch, is kicking off the celebrations with a BBQ for all their customers. In [...]
We've been chosen as one of Hanley Economic Building Society’s charities of the year. The building society will be supporting the work Arch do to prevent homelessness in North Staffordshire, which includes providing single and shared [...]
Arch, together with Brighter Futures and VOICES, have launched a new project to help tackle homelessness in Stoke-on-Trent. The Housing First project will see homeless people given a home as soon as possible, and then [...]