Two of our Trustees have taken up additional responsibilities at Harbour Place. The Board are delighted to announce that Jo Hodson is our new Deputy Chair of the Board of Trustees and Charli Parkin will be our Communications Advisor. Both Jo and Charli will bring their experience and professionalism to these roles, plus bags of […]


Like many charities, we are facing the financial consequences of the pandemic as we have had to cancel many planned fundraising events for the year – in particular a planned raft race for last August and our Annual Dinner, which would normally take place in November. The various events which have been cancelled would have […]

Farewell to Jane

The Trustees have reluctantly accepted the resignation of Jane Eatock. As a Partner at Wilkin Chapman specialising in employment law, Jane’s workload has increased significantly as she helps her clients navigate through the Covid-19 crisis. Jane is also assistant coroner and so her workload over these roles for the foreseeable future is considerable to say […]


COVID 19 UPDATE We have been liaising with @NELCouncil Home Options Team to agree a plan due to latest government instructions regarding rough sleepers. As from Monday, we will be providing 24hr supported accommodation at the Hope Centre for an agreed group of clients. Thanks to all staff & volunteers for making this possible and […]


We are actively reviewing all relevant Policies, Procedures and Practices on an ongoing basis. At all times, our emphasis will be on maintaining the service as far as possible, whilst ensuring the safety and wellbeing of Clients, Staff and Volunteers remains paramount, and our highest priority. We have already taken a number of practical actions […]

David Hampson OBE

New Trustee at Harbour Place

The Trustees are pleased to announce that David Hampson OBE has joined the Board with effect from January 2020. David is CEO of Tollbar Multi Academy Trust, previously having been Principal of Tollbar Academy. Currently he manages 705 staff and is responsible for the education of 4,800 students. He has worked in the Grimsby and […]