Regular Events

Health and Safety inspections are undertaken at all hostels on a weekly basis and monthly at all general needs, self-contained blocks. If you would like to help our Maintenance Operatives undertake the monthly health and safety inspections please speak to the H&S rep for your location.

The Health and safety reps for each location are as follows:

Townsend House and Hepburn Court - Denise Huether (based at Townsend House)
Conway House - Shamirah Kuteesa
Bethany House -
General Needs - Mark Nicholl-Pierson and Megan Smiley (based at head office)

Bethany House

Regular activities are disrupted due to Covid, please contact the respective scheme for more details.

  • Feast! - in the communal lounge, from 5.30pm (weekly)

- The communal opportunities board is regularly updated with local opportunities/job vacancies and courses - make sure you check it at least once a week.
- Weekly donations of anything from fresh produce and frozen meals to daily essentials like toothpaste.
- The Bethany House gardening project, for the small courtyard, is underway. We are encouraging all residents to take part and be involved in making the space a great place for planting and growing fruit, vegetables and herbs. If you want to get involved please speak to your Project Worker or reception team.

Upcoming workshops and activities are also advertised in Bethany House so keep a look out for posters and on the reception display screen.

If you have any ideas and suggestions for activities, groups, or events at Bethany House or you have any questions about existing events and activities you can email them to the Resident Inclusion Team at BH.RIT@sih.org . It’s a great way to be involved even if you can’t make it to the event!

Conway House

Rregular activities are disrupted due to Covid, please contact the respective scheme for more details.

  • Monthly residents' meetings - see posters within hostel for dates.
  • Please also check the Training and Resource Centre TRC timetable for information on lots of other activities such as yoga, art classes and the gardening club.
  • Feast! - free meal every Thursday from 6pm in the TRC

General Needs

  • We understand that due to work commitments many of our general needs residents find it hard to attend resident surgeries during the day. We are therefore looking into alternative options for group-wide communication. If you have any suggestions please contact residentinvolvement@sih.org

Hepburn Court

Regular activities are disrupted due to Covid, please contact the respective scheme for more details.

  • Regular house meetings, every six weeks. Check your communal noticeboards for upcoming dates.

St Eugene Court

  • Drop-ins are on hold due to Covid-19

Townsend House

Regular activities are disrupted due to Covid, please contact the respective scheme for more details

  • Every 6 weeks – Residents' meeting with hot snacks provided.
  • Monthly donations from KFC via Food Donations Connection
  • Townsend House also receive donations from Gratitude. Speak to your key worker to find out when the next donation will be arriving.
  • The communal job board is regularly updated with local opportunities/job vacancies and courses - make sure you remember to check it at least once a week.