Adam started work as a bricklayer
The homeless outreach team found me sleeping outside on a church porch. I’d not been eating or washing properly - and probably looked a sorry state - but the church felt safer than some of the other spots my homelessness forced me into over the years. From the point the outreach team found me...
Calvin started work as a bricklayer
I know I want to better myself. I have my son, so I want to be a the best role model I can be for him. That pushed me to start looking for training and new opportunities. St Mungo’s gave me that chance, and just one person believing in me was the start of good things to come. Last year, I started...
Francis is training to be a bricklayer
I like making customers happy by creating and building things for them. Seeing their faces when they're happy with the job I have done - this is the best thing of all. I became homeless in October 2018, after I lost my job. I got help from a south London-based Church at the time, who got me in...
Rob started work as a bricklayer
Whenever I'm on the bus, I’m always looking at walls from the top deck! Bricklaying might seem the same to you, but it never is! You can use loads of different brick types to create all different designs. I love seeing that final look when a wall is complete. And it’s therapeutic work too! I’v...