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

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Our Projects

Crisis Centre Ministries is made up of four main projects:

The Wild Goose drop-in centre is open four days and six evenings a week, and provides people with a hot meal, practical support and signposting to other appropriate social and voluntary services.

The Life Recovery project helps clients who are recovering from addiction and abuse through mutual support and the development of life skills.

The Spring of Hope women's night shelter provides emergency accommodation and emotional and practical support to women fleeing from abuse, homelessness and sex work.

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


In 2017/18, Crisis Centre Ministries:

  • supported 80 people in recovery from addiction and abuse
  • provided 1,957 emergency beds to vulnerable women
  • placed 175 vulnerable women into supported accommodation
  • served 2,800 meals every week 50 weeks of the year
  • handed out 2,067 food parcels which fed 4,386 people. 1,701 were children, of which 495 were four years old or younger
  • provided 1,545 counts of practical help which includes sleeping bags, clothing, toiletries and shower and laundry use
  • provided 3,350 sessions of listening support, telephone & computer use, prayer & financial support

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