36 year old Steve is a regular visitor to the Homeless Drop-In Centre at Hanley Baptist Church in Stoke-on-Trent. "I've been on the move for 20 years. I've been here for over a year, if you're homeless here you don't have anything, there are only two hostels. I've been sleeping on the streets for seven months straight now, if this was Manchester or Birmingham that wouldn't be the case. I stay here because I have mates here. I'm with the Church of England, I believe something is out there, there's more then just us." With a dramatic demise of once world-renowned industries in the region, the number of homeless throughout the city has increased steadily over the years and currently stands at more than twice the national UK average.
36 year old Steve is a regular visitor to the Homeless Drop-In Centre at Hanley Baptist Church in Stoke-on-Trent. "I've been on the move for 20 years. I've been here for over a year, if you're homeless here you don't have anything, there are only two hostels. I've been sleeping on the streets for seven months straight now, if this was Manchester or Birmingham that wouldn't be the case. I stay here because I have mates here. I'm with the Church of England, I believe something is out...
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