The mission of Street Connect to offer hope and opportunity to the disadvantaged and marginalised in society is sought through a variety of means and services. Our main goal in all of these outlets is to connect with people and help them to make positive decisions for their future.

       

STREET OUTREACH

"I can't speak highly enough about what Street Connect has done for me. I was a homeless drug addict living on the streets of Glasgow and had been on drugs for over 20 years. I could see no way out until I met [a member of Street Connect staff]. When he spoke to me and offered to take me for a coffee I agreed, and it's one of the best decisions of my life, everything has changed for the better since that day. It's 10 months since then and I'm no longer on drugs, will be off my methadone soon and now have my own place. I now see a future for myself."

Number of street engagements in 2019-20 3998

     

DROP-IN CAFES

"It’s a great place. Very sincere and loving staff, great Christian environment; not regimented with rules and regulations. A great place to feel loved and wanted." (Café user, Glasgow city centre)

"I’m so glad that Street Connect come to Govan and the staff are so warm and lovely. I don’t know what I’d do if it didn’t open in the Pearce Institute... I feel safe…it’s like a big family." (Café user, Govan)

Number of cafe attendances in 2019-20 7035

     

ONE-TO-ONE CONSULTATIONS

"All I can say is I’ve been [to One-To-One meetings] three times and had a good chat with Angela [Support Worker]. She’s so nice and understanding. She’s trying her best to help me deal with all my problems. I’ve had a lot of stuff in my life to deal with! Which I’ve not even dealt with yet. So I’ve still got a long way to go. With Angela’s help I’m sure I’ll get there."

Number of individual One-To-One participants in 2019-20 357

     

COMMUNITY RECOVERY GROUP

"The group work keeps [me] on the right path."

"Have done the whole [group work] course…and it was great and helpful."

Number of individuals attending group work in 2019-20 132

      

STREET CONNECT 2019-20 STATS 

Participants who took part in formal key work completed an Action Plan and monitored their progress over time. Evaluation of the progress of participants who were supported in this way shows the following percentage of participants making improvements.

Drug and alcohol use

89%

Physical health

89%

Emotional and mental health 

83%

Meaningful use of time

88%

Accommodation

 

83%

Motivation/ taking responsibility 

65%

Self-care/ living skills 

83%

Managing money 

90%

Social networks/ Relationships 

86%

Spiritual 

89%

For further information on our services and impact, you can view our Annual Review in  Reports

The true impact of our work is seen in the lives transformed. Please click to view some testimonies of those we have helped. TESTIMONIES