Transforming lives through offering food, shelter, hope and support to the most vulnerable in our community

Queens Award


We run 4 main projects:

The Wild Goose Drop-In Centre is open four days and six evenings a week where clients can receive free hot food, practical support and signposting to other appropriate social and voluntary services.

The LIFE Recovery Project helps clients who are in addiction recovery to develop resilience through the development of practical life skills.

The Spring of Hope Women's Night Shelter provides emergency accommodation as well as emotional support and practical support, to women fleeing from abuse, relationship breakdown and sex work.

The East Bristol Foodbank provides short-term emergency food provision to those in extreme need.

In 2015, Crisis Centre Ministries:
  • placed 217 persons into short term accommodation
  • placed 142 people into long-term accommodation
  • provided 144 women with emergency shelter
  • served 3200 meals every week 50 weeks of the year
  • made 187 visits accompanying clients to courts, rehabs and hospitals
  • handed out 1581 food parcels, which fed 3606 people, 1483 of whom were children
  • provided 481 counts of practical help which includes sleeping bags, clothing and furniture
  • provided 2400 sessions of listening support

We also work closely with community groups, voluntary organisaitons and strategic partners. Click here for more information.