Life improvment without drugs

10th July 2019

Kate with her self-initiative changes her way of life and is free from drugs!

I have been sleeping rough and begging for a long time and have had a quite severe drug habit.  It often reached the point where I needed £200 a day to feed the habit.  I hated the lifestyle and some mont[...]

Fundraising Craft & Gift Fair on 12th October

29th May 2019

Coventry Jesus Centre are pleased to host a Fundraising Craft & Gift Fair event

This event has been set up to offer lots of lovely crafts and gifts which all the family and friends can enjoy. Stalls include Wood Work, delicious Cup Cakes, Jewellery, Tea & Coffee etc…. We are excited to host our first ev[...]

Women – The Hidden Homeless

8th March 2019

Homelessness is big news at the moment.  Walk through any town centre and you will see homeless people begging, with evidence of their sleeping arrangements, blankets, sleeping bags, piled up beside them.  It’s there in front of our eyes and it’s in the media.

Official government figures say that rough slee[...]

Fundraising Barn Dance, May 10th 2019

11th February 2019

Following the success of our Barn Dance we are delighted to let you know we raised £580.

Our Barn Dance was a great success. The band Ock’n’Dough give us a memorable night of Dancing ,Fun and Laughter for all ages. We would like to thank them for a wonderful experience.           Here are some picture[...]

Expert by Experience

22nd January 2019

Screaming in a field, homeless and alone, having his food stolen seemed the last straw to Darren.

Like many homeless people, relationship breakdown was the start of the downward spiral. After his marriage broke up, “I was an emotional wreck”, he says.  Suffering from depression he just gave up.  He lost benefits because he stopped signing on[...]

Life at Coventry Jesus Centre Jan 2019

17th January 2019

During September 2018 Coventry Jesus Centre welcomed our 17,000th different visitor in 16 years. No wonder we can't quite remember them all!

The Bridge Drop-in for homeless and disadvantaged people continues to be busy with over 50 people per session.  So many of our visitors really appreciate the chance to get warm, get a shower and clo[...]