Chrissy's Story April, 2021

Chrissy came to Alabaré and stayed with us for a year at two Alabaré’s properties in 2018, initially for five days of emergency housing following a period of homelessness. This followed many years of drug and alcohol addiction during which time she lost custody of her son. The interview took place over lockdown while she was home-schooling her son.    Listen to the... Read more

Andrew's Story April, 2021

As we embark upon our 30 Years / 30 Stories we interviewed Andrew Lord MBE Alabaré's Chief Executive about his wishes for the charity's future, together with his own personal memories following 21 years of service.    Listen to the interview between Andrew Lord and Claire Sime on Youtube    Read more

Our Legacy Over 30 Years April, 2021

Our story began in the late 1980s when a simple telephone call led to Rev John Proctor and his wife Alicia befriending and offering their home to a series of people in crisis. Realising that the need was far, far greater, they worked together with their Christian community, and founded our charity Alabaré in 1991, culminating in our first home, Barnabas House, in Salisbury opening its do... Read more

Emily's Story April, 2021

Emily Wyatt is a Team Leader for Alabaré at Wiltshire Leaving Care, Bournemouth Young People Leaving Care and the Parent & Baby Service. In meeting Emily I was charmed by her honesty and humour when speaking about her day-to-day life working with Alabaré. Travelling across South West England every week, Emily supports a diverse range of service users and throughout our convers... Read more

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