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Could you help us afford essential refurbishments?
Recent visitors to the Wild Goose drop-in centre will have noticed that it’s looking more than a little rough around the edges. There’s a wonderful...
3rd December 2018
At the age of 22 I was in a signed band. It was really fun, but we didn’t quite make it. We got dropped – which always happens – but I took it quite personally at the time. I got fed up of Bristol,...
3rd January 2019
In Bristol, we're fortunate that emergency services for hungry and homeless people spring up over Christmas. It means that people in need of food and shelter can still find somewhere to stay, while ...
10th December 2018
Linda’s life had been full of difficulties. She seemed to be trapped in a downward spiral. But one day in the Wild Goose, things changed. Esther, Deputy Manager for Engagement, recalls meeting Linda...
30th November 2018
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"What does the church do for someone like me?"
We're pleased to announce that you can now read our Impact Report for 2017/18, and find out about all of the work that's made possible by our brilliant...
22nd November 2018

“When everyone, including myself, had failed me…they took me in.” 
– Lauren

With rising numbers of homeless and vulnerable women in Bristol, and the increasing complexity of their personal needs,...
31st August 2018
Training seminars for pastoral care workers and churches
Every church community has people who have been affected directly or indirectly by alcohol or drug misuse, compulsive behaviours and or mental...
24th August 2018
We’re incredibly fortunate to be DPD Credit and Billing’s chosen charity for this year. Not only do the team at DPD very kindly raise money for things we urgently need, but they also volunteer almost...
31st July 2018
I ended up homeless because of drinking. I started when I was about 13, and it got worse and worse as the years went on. Every Friday night I’d have eight cans. And then it was every Saturday too,...
31st July 2018
Back in March, on the Tuesday morning before the Sleep Out, and things weren’t looking good. It's hard to imagine now, but temperatures were plummeting, and heavy snow was forecast for the end of the...
29th June 2018
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