COVID-19 Update from Genesis Trust

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UPDATE @5pm March 30 2020

We have been working hard to adjust our services to ensure that we are continuing to meet the immediate needs of our clients whilst keeping them, as well as our staff and volunteers, safe from the spread of infection.


Following a government directive the day centre at Manver Street Baptist Church is now closed.

If you are a regular Gateway Centre visitor and would like to contact the Lifeline staff please call 01225 439384.

The Gateway Centre is closed.

Bath Foodbank

Updates on Bath Foodbank website. Please click here to read.

Life Skills

We are delivering some courses and activities online for regular Life Skills clients that we hope will help with some of the challenges of being isolated. Clients can access these by visiting our Facebook page and clicking on the Life Skills group under the groups tab.

Furniture Project

The Furniture Project shop is CLOSED. We are continuing to support “online” sales and deliveries of new products that are funded by vouchers from third parties.

Genesis Office

The Genesis office is closed and the team are working from home. Please email if you need to get in touch.


As you will appreciate, the costs of running Genesis are continuing or rising as we meet the changing situation, while at the same time as our ability for fundraise from events and other activities is significantly impaired. If you would like to support our work during these difficult times please click here.

All other projects are CLOSED until further notice.

Further updates will be posted on here in due course so please check regularly.