Help with mental health struggle during COVID-19

14th May 2020
LOCKDOWN MAGNIFIES ISOLATION (Names are changed) Before lockdown, ‘Mark’ who has a number of mental health challenges, would come to the Coventry JCT most days. He could get the support he needed but also loved to give back and help out at the centre. Visiting the centre helped keep Mark stable mentally. The JCT support […]

Ann takes up the 2.6 challenge

22nd April 2020
The London Marathon normally raised more than £66.4 million in 2019. The COVID-19 cancellation for 2020 will leave charities having to reduce services. The Virgin Money London Marathon was due to take place on Sunday 26 April. In one day, this event was expected to raise millions of pound for the various charities it’s participants […]

Covid-19 Support – Referrals

20th April 2020

Covid-19 Support – Referrals

T.B. contacted the Jesus Centre through the info@ email. Having used our services before, he was inquiring about a food parcel as he was being released from hospital (for acute pancreatitis) and had to self-isolate. As the Support Worker, this was passed on to me. I emailed T.B direct, but got no repl[...]

Support through COVID-19 enabled by the power of Networking

20th April 2020
F.O is an Eastern European from Romania and his English is limited.  He came to the Jesus Centre as street homeless and recently out of employment.  He used our services for showers, clothes, breakfast, postal address, computer and support/advice.   The JCT (Jesus Centre Trust) works with many agencies in the city and F.O was referred […]

COVID-19 Service Notice

24th March 2020
Dear valued visitors, clients and supporters of the Coventry Jesus Centre. NOTICE: TEMPORARY SERVICE CLOSURE Following Government guidelines about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis, we are very sad to say that the centre and on-site services are now closed until further notice. COLLECTING POST For visitors who use our building as a “care of” address we will […]

How Coventry JCT Helps Andrew

13th January 2020
My name is Andrew Williams.  I am 41 years old.  At this present moment in time I am homeless, jobless (that is due to being medically unfit) and most of the time penniless. I have got there having gone from having everything I wished (within reason).  I came from a happy, settled and comfortable family.  […]