St George’s Crypt St George’s Crypt has been supporting the homeless in Leeds for almost 90 years. The charity calculates that since 1930 they’ve has been able to offer almost 250,000 beds for the night at their base on Great George Street. The Crypt and their work are so well known that if you ask most people about the homeless in Leeds and they’ll mention them. Now they’re embarking on the biggest project in their history; building purpose-built accommodation for homeless people on the final stage of recovery from alcohol addiction. ‘Our vision is to break the cycle of dependency,’ says Martin Patterson, new projects director at The Crypt. ‘One of our issues is we see is people go away, we see them come back, then they go away, and come back – it’s like a revolving door,’ he adds. ‘That’s not satisfactory because what we … (To read the full article, subscribe below)

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