(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

(Referrals Only) Tel: 01484 340034

(General Enquiries) Tel: 01484 515086

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!

August Bank Holiday Monday closure

We will be closed for referrals and donations on Monday 30th August 2016 and will reopen Tuesday.

A group of youngsters have got helping people in need down to a T.

NCS help out

A group of youngsters have got helping people in need down to a T.

The 14-strong team spent four weeks on a National Citizen Service programme, which aims to help teenagers to be adventurous, practice skills and hobbies, and support causes in their community.

The group of youngsters, calling themselves Team Pablo, decided to support The Welcome Centre which runs… 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, take a look.

A… Read More

Mick Moore and friends charity Bash

Mick Moore and friends Welcome Centre charity gig
Massive thank you to Mick Moore and friends, we had a fantastic night at Mick Moore and friends gig ....fab music, fab guests, and brilliant £869 raised ...can't thank everyone enough for hard work organising and playing great tunes till late in the night To read more about Micks band Group One visit the Examiner… Read More

Tesco launches community food drive to help those in need


Tesco launch community food drive in Huddersfield

Huddersfield Examiner 29.6.16


A bumper community food drive has been launched by Tesco.

Every little helps is certainly true of the mission of the Viaduct Street store, where shoppers are being asked to donate items of food to help local people in need.

From now until Sunday people can donate tins… Read More

Welcome Centre food bank rents warehouse to cope with massive rise in demand

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Huddersfield Examiner 26.6.2016 A massive rise in families needing help has forced a Huddersfield food charity to expand. Soaring demand for food and household items has meant The Welcome Centre has rented a warehouse in Huddersfield to prepare more parcels. The group has also taken on a new advice worker to offer more help to… Read More

Changes at the Welcome Centre

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The Welcome Centre (food bank & more) is changing Over the last 5 years the number of people needing help from the Welcome Centre has more than doubled.  In 2015/16 nearly 9000 packs were given to individuals and families providing them with basic essentials such as food, toiletries, bedding and household items.   The centre are… Read More

CANCELLED Summer Colours Fashion Show – 22nd June 2016 CA

Following on from the success of last years winter show we have decided to put on another Fashion Show on 22nd June 2016 at the Huddersfield Mission. The event will raise money for the Welcome Centre and the Mission. There will be non -alcoholic refreshments and raffle prizes to be won. Tickets are available by… Read More

Moorend Academy appeal is a huge success

2016 collection

A big thank you once again to all at Moorend Academy who have for a third year running held a food appeal and non uniform day in aid of the Welcome Centre.

They raised over £444 along with a huge collection of food and toiletries.

Community Cards make finals of Pride of Huddersfield awards 2016


Examiner’s Pride of Huddersfield Award: Finalist

We’re delighted to announce that Community Cards has been short-listed for the ‘Community Project of the year’ category of the Examiner’s Pride of Huddersfield Awards!

Thank you to all of the volunteers and supporters who help Community Cards and provide much needs funds to the Welcome Centre through their work.

Please SHARE this with your Facebook friends… Read More

Welcome gifts fill a mini-bus

2016 collection