Genesis Trust Bath

Genesis Trust Bath

Charity information

Genesis Trust Bath

Genesis provides a unique safety net in Bath for those struggling to cope with everyday life. This includes the homeless, vulnerably housed, those with mental health issues and addictions, and those suffering poverty and unemployment.

Founded 2014

  • Mission statement

    The Genesis Trust works with vulnerable adults in Bath to reduce poverty and homelessness. Our 10 projects address both the causes and symptoms of poverty, helping people move from a dependent to an independent lifestyle. We provide free food, clothing and low cost furniture, as well as advice, training and work placements to help people move on.

  • Aims

    Genesis Trust Bath aims to:

    • Advice and advocacy Some people need help with benefits, debt advice, housing issues or mental or physical health problems (including addictions). We offer an advice and signposting service, and one-
    • Support and friendship for the homeless There are a growing number of homeless people in Bath, yet the local night shelter has only 29 beds. The Government’s new ‘Local Connection’ policy is also prev
    • Food and furniture Some people find themselves in a vulnerable situation due to long term unemployment or poorly paid work, or they may be in a crisis situation due to divorce, redundancy or a physica
    • Training and work opportunities Some of the vulnerable people described above will have dropped out of education at an early age, or they may struggle to hold down paid work due to addiction or mental
    • Keeping people safe Although generally a safe city, Bath is becoming increasingly popular as a night time destination. We provide volunteer Street Pastors to take care of vulnerable adults on a Frida
  • Overview

    Established: April 2014

    Registered Charity Number: 1154253

    Board members: 7

    Full time staff: 5

    Part time staff: 9

    Volunteers: 500

    Phone number: 01225 463549

    Address: The Old School House, South Parade bath BA2 4AF

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