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By Stuart Leitch, LIFE Recovery Manager
 
Over the last few years the LIFE Recovery project has grown to include The LIFE skills course, and the Life Recovery Groups (church based support groups for...
20th April 2017
Jean joined the team in August 2016 and we sat down with her to get to know her a little better…
 
What were you doing before you joined CCM?
I was running a small business teaching English online. I...
4th April 2017
In 2010 I had surgery for cancer and I left work on health grounds. I had three children then 15, 13 & 5 who I wanted to spend more time with. At the end of two years of not working, I still wasn...
4th April 2017
In recent years homelessness numbers has rocketed. This has been due to many reasons - the recession, decrease in government funding, benefits changes, lack of housing supply and hikes in housing...
15th March 2017
The Sleep Out took place on the 24th February and was a great success! In total, there were around 165 participants from various different homelessness organisations across the city including The...
7th March 2017

Ciaran used to be a service user of the Wild Goose Drop-In Centre and now wishes to give back to the organisation that helped him:
 
"I have anxiety and depression. I used to use the Wild Goose drop...
24th February 2017
Matt is a LIFE course student in recovery from addiction and will be taking on the challenge of sleeping out with us in just a week's time. Read his story and why he has chosen to do the Sleep Out...
16th February 2017
The Bristol Homelessness Awareness Week (February 18-25) aims to raise awareness of homelessness, those at risk of becoming homeless and the issues facing rough sleepers. This year the specific focus...
16th February 2017
There are some really special people out there who have decided to support out Sleep Out month in some really exciting ways... 
Elodie's Sleep Out Initiative
After picking up one of our Sleep Out...
15th February 2017
Jennifer* became homeless when she could no longer afford her rent payments. Here is her story...
"In 2011, I was working for a local place in Patchway and my hours got decreased. So I contacted...
15th February 2017
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