How Coventry Jesus Centre 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.  […]

Dickson’s experience at Coventry Jesus Centre

13th January 2020
Dickson, a new visitor said: you are doing a wonderful job here. When I first came in and was welcomed, it brought tears to my eyes. I have been to lots of places to worship God but have often been disappointed. 20 years ago I had a picture in my mind of what church should […]

My Life Journey

16th December 2019
I became homeless after I split up with my partner. We had both been badly addicted to drugs and then my youngest son got adopted by my Mum and Dad.  I felt terrible guilt which increased my addiction and led to bad choices. The opportunity to come to the Jesus Centre during the time I […]

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[...]

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[...]