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Our History

2018

411 High Street

AMAT Buys 411 High Street, securing a permanent office base to develop services for its residents and the wider community

2017

Big Lottery Grant to Develop the 411 Hub

AMAT is awarded a Big Lottery grant to develop the 411 Hub to improve access to services for people experiencing homelessness

2017

The Workplace Welbeing Charter

AMAT achieves a National Award signifying its ongoing commitment to the promotion of Healthy Workplaces

2017

Board Led Charity

AMAT having developed its Board of Trustees says thank you to its last founder stepping down

2015

Big Lottery and Garfield Western Grant to pilot the 411 Job Club

AMAT is awarded a grant from Big Lottery and Garfield Western to run a pilot for a Job Club/IT Suite

2014

AMAT opens its first high street Charity Shop

AMAT opened its first high street Charity Shop.

2013

AMAT Achieves Quality Standards

AMAT achieved its ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 quality standards.

AMAT achieved its NICEIC accredited status

2013

Maidstone Branch

AMAT branched into the Maidstone area.

2012

Paperless Office

AMAT moved to a paperless office and were the first service in Kent to utilise the Homeless Link – Salesforce – INFORM system

2008

Working Licence

AMAT introduced our Working Licence enabling service users to remain accommodated with us whilst also obtaining employment.

2004

Charity Status

AMAT became a charity in 2004. AMAT has a solid history of offering employment and volunteering opportunities to service users.

1997

AMAT Established

AMAT was established in 1997