What does the Jesus Centre mean to you?

4th February 2019

We asked a few of the people who use our drop-in to tell us a little bit about what the London Jesus Centre means to them. This is what they said:

“Hello. My name is Steve*. In August last year, I became homeless through a broken down 14-year relationship. I came to London, a great city, where you meet all kinds [...]

Feeling Blue?

21st January 2019

Behind all this talk about "Blue Monday" or "January Blues", many people we meet at the Jesus Centre are struggling with mental health problems.

Did you know that today has been dubbed as “Blue Monday”? Apparently, the third Monday in January could be the most depressing day of the year for most people, due to a combination of cold[...]

Restoring dignity

10th December 2018
Recently, ITV News spoke to us at the Jesus Centre about the initiative Beauty Banks. We were delighted to be able to raise awareness of the increase in hygiene poverty in the UK. As the article explains, 37% of people in Britain go without hygiene or grooming essentials each day. Beauty Banks mean that anyone can […]

Marks in action

27th June 2018
On Tuesday 26th June, a team of volunteers from Marks and Spencer came to the London Jesus Centre and put on a Community Feast lunch for the homeless. They worked together to cook up a delicious meal of burgers, chips and salad, they distributed clothes and helped run the drop-in all day. The Community Feast […]

A small difference

19th June 2018
Sharon is a volunteer at the London Jesus Centre for the Community Feast events, which happen once a month on a Saturday. She tells us why she volunteers and what she likes about it: “I first started volunteering because I felt I wanted to help people who were in need of a little support at […]

“Volunteering saved me”

12th June 2018
Paul came across the Jesus Centre when he was at the “lowest point” in his life. He felt instantly at home and now volunteers twice a week in the drop-in. We asked him a few questions about what it’s like volunteering here. How did you first come into contact with the Jesus Centre and why […]