(Main centre) The Welcome Centre, 15 Lord Street, Huddersfield, HD1 1QB

(Warehouse & Donations) Unit 7 Queens Mill Industrial Estate, Queens Mill Road, Lockwood, Huddersfield, HD1 3RR

Switchboard Tel :01484 515086

Referrals Tel: 01484 340034 (between 10am and 4pm only)

Supporting people in crisis

People are in real need in our community – every week families are going hungry because they can’t make ends meet.

We rely on cash and food donations, please help us if you can. We provide practical, short-term support: basic essentials such as food, toiletries, household items, and bedding. We are also there as a listening ear and for sign-posting to specialist services to get further help, if required.

What's going on!

Christmas 50p pot challenge – the results are in

50p pot challenge success
Huge thank you for everyone who took part in the 2107 50p Pot Challenge. In addition to the amount raised we are able to claim further funding via Gift Aid which will increase the total. An amazing result.

Winter appeal a huge success

Local Giving winter appeal
The Welcome Centre Winter appeal has now finished Last year we provided more than 143,000 meals to those in poverty.  We launched our appeal back in November to help us cope with the expected 20% increase in demand following Universal Credit roll out. Our aim To raise approximately £800 so we could provide at least 45… Read More

One 17 Architects & interior Designers Christmas are delighted to continue their support of The Welcome Centre

One17 Charitable Trust

One 17 Architects & interior Designers Christmas are delighted to continue their support of The Welcome Centre this Christmas with an unrestricted donation. Caroline Lee, Head of Community Liaison at One 17 explains why.

The Welcome Centre is more than just a food bank. In addition to food and essential household items the Centre also provides friendly, non-judgemental advice and… Read More

Sadeh Lok staff in festive foodbank boost

Foodbank donation
Kind hearted staff at Huddersfield-based housing group, Sadeh Lok, have pulled out all the stops to donate five big boxes of food and toiletries to a local foodbank charity. The Christmas delivery was welcomed by staff and volunteers at the Welcome Centre foodbank this week as more and more families and individuals look for help… Read More

Santa paid a visit to the Welcome Centre food bank on Friday, delivering much needed donations to help local people who are in poverty over the Christmas period.

KNH and Santa deliver presents
For the past month, staff from Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing have supported a reverse advent calendar campaign, making regular donations of non-perishable food and toiletries to help the centre’s stocks over a particularly busy time of year. The Welcome Centre relies on cash and food donations to provide short term support such as food, toiletries, household… Read More

Fans for Foodbanks

fans for foodbanks
HTSA and Cowshed Loyal have teamed up with The Welcome Centre in Huddersfield to launch the 'Fans For Foodbanks' initiative, with the aim of helping those in our communities who need assistance over the winter period. Fundraising for the Welcome Centre We will be operating collection points at the Gas Club (1-2pm) and HTSA cabin (1-2: 30pm ) on… Read More

Take a look inside the Welcome Centre

We've been really fortunate that Netherhall Learning Campus media students got in touch with us and they have helped us to make a short video. The video will give you an insight into what goes on at the centre, what it looks like and some feedback from some of our staff and volunteers.  Go on,… Read More