About Bhekisipo Siwawa

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James story

I grew up in Manchester from quite a broken family. I lost a parent through suicide when I was 10 and then my stepmom came in and she was a heroin addict. So, drugs and chaos quickly surrounded me. When I got to my teen years, I got involved with the wrong people, misbehaved in

Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge

Saturday 3rd August 2019 In partnership with St Patrick’s Mission, Bradford Climb the 3 Peaks in Yorkshire, Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough to raise money for St George’s Crypt. Entry fee £30 (sponsorship target £100) Free Team Crypt shirt For an entry form, please contact Martin.Barry@stgeorgescrypt.org.uk CHANGE A LIFE TODAY

On a Positive Path

“From Chaos to Citizenship” is a fundamental model that underpins our work. One element of the overall pathway towards citizenship is Growing Rooms. The abstinence-based drug and alcohol recovery programme supports clients through a structured day programme whilst focusing on their recovery. Throughout this time, we work with clients to identify skills, aspirations and

2019 Leeds Big Sleep

2019 Leeds Big Sleep REGISTER HERE Following on from the success of last year’s event St George’s Crypt, Leeds Rhino’s Foundation and St Gemma’s Hospice are teaming up again this year for the 2019 Leeds Big Sleep.  The Leeds Big Sleep first ran in 2017. It is a collaborative fundraising event which

A Thank You Letter

A Thank You Letter This thank you letter from one family is a heartwarming example of the impact we make to those who come through our doors, their families and the wider community.  "I am writing to you to offer my gratitude for the support that The Crypt has given to my

Transforming Lives

 Transforming Lives “To tackle homelessness, you have to also consider addiction, mental-illness, and abuse, otherwise you’ll always come up short.” This is what a member of the Leeds based rehabilitation programme 'The Growing Rooms' said to us during an interview. The Crypt’s work encompasses more than simply providing shelter and food. The