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A major announcement's expected later about pioneering new steps to help support homeless people in Greater Manchester.
It follows a pledge by Metro Mayor Andy Burnham to end rough sleeping in the next 3 years.
It's understood proposals include the use fire stations as shelters... and allowing GPs to treat people without a permanent address.
A report on tackling homelessness in Manchester is being discussed by the city council today.
The Manchester Homeless Partnership will hear details of extra beds being made available during winter and plans for the Council to buy homes to provide more temporary accommodation for people who have lost their homes.
It comes within hours of the charity Human Appeal launching their Wrap Up Manchester campaign for people to donate coats.
A Manchester homeless charity are appealing for donations ahead of the Christmas period.
Help Manchester's Homeless are appealing for essentials, including toiletries, clothing and food items. The group of local volunteers are hoping that they can provide a hot meal and care package to every homeless and isolated person in their area.
The packages will be given out at a Christmas event on Saturday 23rd December at Apostles Church, Ancoats.
For details of drop-off locations you can visit the group's website here.
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has announced a number of reforms in a bid to end rough sleeping in the city within the next three years.
These include using all 41 fire stations as shelters and allowing GPs to treat people without a permanent address.
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