(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)


Murder Mystery raises £700 for Welcome Centre food bank

Thank you to everyone who attended our Murder Mystery event last week at Landings 72, Kirklees College. The event was great fun and raised nearly £700 for the food bank. Our thanks to Morrisons for providing the welcome drinks, Pierrot Players for their entertainment, Delicious Desserts for amazing pudding and to all the raffle prize… Read More

Community Cards keep on giving

Another donation

The Welcome Centre we’re delighted to be invited along to one of the Community Card events last month – The Big Sort!  As and added surprise, Brian and Sandra two of Community Cards treasured volunteers presented Centre Manager Ellie with an amazing cheque for £3,000. The married couple have been ‘bagging’Community Cards – putting cards into thin polybags… Read More

Marshfest 2018 family friendly festival for a fiver – 25/26th August

 MARSHFEST 2018        AUGUST 25TH & 26TH Guerrilla Promotions in association with Marsh Blues Club and We Shall Overcome proudly presents the fantastic family friendly festival for a fiver . "Marshfest 2018"   Saturday August 25th and Sunday August 26th  12 noon until late. This family friendly fun day and music event is held within… Read More

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

The rise of the working poor and food banks in our wealthy nation

Centre Manager and volunteers
We live in one of the world's richest nations and yet increasing numbers of our citizens are using food banks. Many of them are not homeless or jobless, they are the working poor, or those who have suddenly been thrown into crisis. Last year the food bank at Huddersfield's Welcome Centre, one of the largest… Read More

The Welcome Centre wins Weston Charity Award

The Welcome Centre
The Welcome Centre, food bank was delighted to be awarded a Weston Charity  Award last week. Ellie Pearson, Centre Manager and Jeanne Watson, Vice Chair of the Welcome Centre attended the Weston Charity Awards  ceremony in Birmingham where a variety of good causes were chosen to receive an award. The Weston Charity Awards celebrate and… Read More

Local business Stafflex joins The Welcome Centre as a Corporate Partner

17-Stafflex logo

Huddersfield-based business Stafflex has made a corporate donation to help fund the running costs of The Welcome Centre, a local charity based in Huddersfield town centre. The Welcome Centre provides support to individuals and families in crisis in the south Kirklees area. The Welcome Centre distributes food parcels, toiletry packs, kitchen packs, bedding packs, and clothing, to people whose circumstances… Read More

25th anniversary curry night – closed

On behalf of the Welcome Centre a huge thank you to all involved with our curry night  it was a great success. A special thanks to Owen and Katie at Landings 72, Huddersfield Events Management students, Morrison's for the prosecco, Hathor for the dancing (a nice surprise)  the raffle donors, Delicious Desserts and our guests… Read More