Renew Clothing – Renew offers dignity to people in need by creating a friendly environment where good quality clothing is provided at no cost. Items of clothing are donated, sorted and displayed in a creative way, which gives the feeling of a High Street shop.
Renew is open by appointment only for self-referral; or available on demand to local referral agencies in crisis cases.
Drop-in – Connect is an opportunity for everyone in our local community who may need a listening ear and a friendly face to call in for a cuppa and a chat. Our team of befrienders will be on hand to make sure everyone is made welcome.
There is access to our Compassion Support Services through Connect where individuals are able to receive advice and a sign posting service in the various areas of need.
Compassion Support –
We provide follow up and ongoing support to individuals who have been assisted by any of our services. Support may be in the form of ongoing befriending and signposting, ultimately empowering individuals to move forward from their point of crisis and help them achieve their goals.
English Lessons – Tuesday 7:00pm
We provide English lessons for speakers of other languages. These run term time September to June on a Tuesday evening and are suitable for all abilities. Classes are completely free and everyone is made feel welcome. We recognise that relocating to a country where the language is different can be very difficult and we want everyone to feel at home in our local community.
Rescue – first Thursday of every month at 8:00pm
Recovery Support Group – Rescue is made up of an enthusiastic team of people who are dedicated to supporting and encouraging those who have problems with addiction. If you think you may have a problem with alcohol come along to these meetings and receive encouragement and support.
CAP Debt –
Free Debt Counselling – Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is a national debt counselling charity offering hope and a solution to anyone in debt through debt counselling, expert advice and practical help. CAP’s unique ‘hands on’ approach empowers people to help themselves out of poverty and to be released from the fear, oppression and worry generated by overwhelming debts. Additionally, CAP provides sustainable poverty relief by teaching clients vital budgeting skills that will last a lifetime.
CAP Release –
Call 0800 328 0006 to book a FREE appointment with a local Debt Coach.
Craigavon Area Foodbank –
Food – The Craigavon Area Foodbank is run in partnership with the local churches in the area and provides short term, emergency food for individuals or families in crisis while a long-term strategy is developed. Frontline care professionals (GP, social worker, charity, etc.) refer clients by issuing food vouchers that provide balanced and nutritional meals for 3 days. If you are in need you can arrange to chat to one of our Compassion team for an assessment to see how we can help support you.
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