City Hearts support sexual exploitation survivors following police raids

Police who conducted raids on Sheffield addresses believed to be housing victims of Human Trafficking and sexual exploitation, were assisted by City Hearts staff who were on hand to offer support to the survivors. Two men and three women were arrested by South Yorkshire Police on Wednesday on suspicion of ‘Human Trafficking of females for the purposes of Sexual Exploitation, …

British running star Sir Mo Farah reveals he was trafficked into UK aged nine to work as domestic servant.

Following revelations that Olympic athlete Sir Mo Farah was forced to work as a domestic servant as a child, City Hearts wants to thank him for his courage in using his platform to shine a light on the horrors of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking. According to a BBC interview, Sir Mo was taken from his home in Somaliland aged …

Sofa to Summit has begun!

Our annual Sofa to Summit fundraising challenge is underway! Hundreds of City Hearts’ staff members and supporters are now busy running, hiking, and even weightlifting their way around a virtual 25.5 mile circuit, as they attempt to raise as much money as possible for our long-term recovery programmes. Staff from our North East office will be also joined by a …

City Hearts are proud to be a Disability Confident employer!

This week we officially obtained our ‘Disability Confident – Committed Status’ as an employer! This means that as an organisation and team we’re committed to ensuring our recruitment process is as inclusive as possible and that we support employees with disabilities to stay in work. People and Culture Manager, Alison Connolly, said: “We want to show prospective and existing employees …