Spotlight on ROADMAP (Crisis support)

27th March 2020
LJC SUPPORT WORK SERVICES At the best of times, people in big cities get stuck and lost in systems they need to survive. Often the first step towards finding our way out of a crisis is to encounter a real human being. People in crisis often crash into systems, programmes, and on-hold music weeks before […]

‘Roadmap’ – The Journey Home

1st March 2020
What if you suddenly found yourself stuck in the city, with nowhere to live and nothing but a suitcase? Here’s the story of Laura*, a 23 year-old woman who we helped though our “Road Map” project. “When I came to the Centre I had not slept for two days. I had suddenly found myself homeless […]

Street Nurse Pop-Up Clinic

4th October 2019
On Wednesdays 10:00 – 12:30 at our Drop-in the Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust provides two nurses who deliver primary care for people rough sleeping in Westminster. Poor health is widespread amongst homeless people. Evidence gathered from Homeless Link’s 2014 Health Needs Audit provides a stark picture of the health outcomes experienced and self-reported by homeless […]

A cure for the “loneliness epidemic?”

27th March 2019
You might have heard it said in recent years that we are living through a “loneliness epidemic”. According to research done by the British Red Cross, more than 9 million people in the UK suffer from loneliness. Whether you’re surrounded by people or longing for friends, it can affect us all at some point in […]

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[...]

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