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Welcome...

This is not just a website. This is an attempt to provide a way for some people affected by Centrepoint to share and connect, support one another, and above all to seek positive outcomes of growth and moving on in healthy ways.

My name is Caroline. You might not remember me. I was a child of Centrepoint, and my time there left deep scars on my heart. I know what has helped me to get where I am today. It has been the result of many people and resources that have brought a sense of perspective, that allows me to be confident and positive about my future.

For many people who were damaged by childhood or adolescent years at Centrepoint, the notion that there could be something to restore from that time might seem incongruous, offensive even. Restoration does not mean making good or making right or covering over. It does not mean minimising or diminishing. It means finding a new way to look at the pain, and reframing it into something which did not just happen to us, but instead something which we can now claim agency over. It means turning a shitty inheritance into something new, gaining control over it, restoring it for ourselves, and for our children. It means one day being able to sit with our memories of that time without feeling angry, triggered, traumatised or simply alone with it.

 

The Centrepoint Restoration Project is a vision to recreate a phoenix from the Centrepoint Community ashes for those people who look back on those years with heartache or shame. To work together to make something new, and something better than the ashes that we have been left with for all of these years.

“In a room where
people unanimously maintain
a conspiracy of silence,
one word of truth
sounds like a pistol shot.” 
― 

Could this be a space for you, or someone you know ? 

Check out some of the things we have set up to provide ways to

help you and others

a PLACE TO SHARE your EXPERIENCE

You may be looking to share what happened to you, and learn about the experiences of others

A PLACE to FIND

RESOURCES

Learn more about the history of Centrepoint and its members or explore the wider issues related to cults and abuse through articles, books and research

A PLACE TO FIND CONNECTION

Be part of a new community, forming around a desire to repair the damage

You might be keen to help raise the profile of the Centrepoint stories to increase support

A PLACE TO RAISE AWARENESS

Your privacy...

Your privacy and confidentiality are very important to us. We are committed to respectful handling of any information you share. We take very seriously the sensitive nature of the subject matter and the trust we are given in holding it.

Your information, and anything you share, will never be published by this website or on this website, nor shared with others without your specific permission,. 

 

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JULY 2018

Anke Richter opens up the story again in catching up with some of Centrepoints children in 2018. 

She provides another insight to the journeys of the forgotten children that were part of the community and where they are now, what they are doing and how they have established their adult lives beyond Centrepoint

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