will go sky high."
Ian Johnson, 44, discovered Emmanuel House when he was made homeless about two years ago. He said: "They helped me with debt problems. It was a place to be warm and sleep during the day when you're walking the streets all night.
years ago. With nowhere to go and just in his pocket, he found himself homeless for eight months.
Councillor Dave Liversidge, city council portfolio holder for adult services and health, said: "In light of Government cuts, we are having to look hard at how we continue to support and provide services for vulnerable people.
"When this place shuts down, you can imagine what these people are going to do to get food. It's going to cost thousands and thousands because the crime rates Air Max 90 X Supreme
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Emmanuel House costs less than per year to run.
"They fed me, helped me do my washing," he said. "I had access to mental health workers and the nurse whenever I needed it. I got back on my feet and I've kept out of crime for two years.
"If we don't come here, where can we go? The staff here have looked after every one of us. They've got us to where we want to be."
Emmanuel House employs 18 people, whose jobs may be at risk. Interim executive director Ruth Shelton said the centre provided more than just warmth, shelter and a listening ear. "We also do resettlement work, we are moving people on into work, into houses and supporting Nike Air Max Essential Beige
Today, he helps out as a volunteer. He said Emmanuel House kept him straight and gave him hope when he most needed it.
The council has announced it is withdrawing from the end of March. This comes from its mental health grant, homelessness fund and voluntary sector improvement programme. But the charity also fears it will lose a further from the council's supporting people programme. A decision on that has not yet been taken.
While Emmanuel House helped some, like Ian, to make a fresh start, for others it is a place to go back to when everything falls apart.
"All these people here are like a family to me," he said.
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people in their tenancies," she said.
Operations manager Rory Sewell said: "We could all be made redundant and the centre could be shut in two or three months unless we can sort something out.
"We want to be part of the life of the city. We've been part of it for 35 years."
"The biggest concern is: what is going to happen to the people who use Emmanuel House?"
Forty year old Tiny, as he is known on the streets, has been using the centre on and off for about 10 years.
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