The direct benefits which flow from purpose 1 include relief of homelessness, decreased isolation, and support for individuals and families leading to better and healthier relationships. The direct benefits which flow from purpose 2 include improved mental and emotional health and wellbeing, and equality of opportunity. The direct benefits
which flow from purpose 3 include increased confidence and self-esteem; and enhanced capacity to develop as individuals and members of the community, empowered to make a positive contribution to society through being engaged and supported in their personal development, including physically, intellectually, socially and spiritually. The direct benefits which flow from purpose 4 include improved mental and emotional health and wellbeing, access to educational opportunities and increased spiritual and personal development. The direct benefits which flow from purpose 5 include enhanced capacity to develop as individuals and members of the community, able to play their part in the wider world. The direct benefits which flow from purposes 6 and 7 include increased understanding of the Catholic faith, and promotion of a moral framework encouraging people to be good citizens. The direct benefits which flow from purpose 8 include increased education leading to improved welfare and wellbeing, and increased productivity. The direct benefits which flow from purpose 9 include relief of need, better lifestyle choices, less homelessness and addictive behaviour, reduction of self-harm and harm. These benefits are demonstrated through feedback from our beneficiaries and evaluations of our services by the NI Housing Executive. The slim possibility of perceived harm to the residents of Morning Star House in becoming institutionalised is mitigated with procedures in place to reduce length of stay. The risk of becoming institutionalised in outweighed by the benefits of having accommodation. The beneficiaries of all our purposes are the residents of Morning Star House the families of the residents, the wider community and emergency services. There is no private benefit to the Management Committee and Trustees in their duties of running the charity....
What your organisation does
Morning Star House provides temporary accommodation for homeless men in Belfast by providing a safe and secure environment for residents with the appropriate levels of staff-cover and pastoral care. The hostel provides accommodation for 31 men in single rooms as well as 4 crash beds and 4 semi-independent apartments. A total of 39 men. The Hostel
provides advice and assistance to all residents allocating each resident a keyworker who will help with primary health care, budgeting, debt management, mental health issues, substance misuse issues and future resettlement....
The charity’s classifications
- The prevention or relief of poverty
- The advancement of religion
- The advancement of health or the saving of lives
- The relief of those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage
Who the charity helps
- Addictions (drug/solvent/alcohol abuse)
How the charity works
- Religious activities