(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)

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Local business Stafflex joins The Welcome Centre as a Corporate Partner

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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

Food Aid in West Yorkshire

Marshfest 2017 family fun day sponsored by Ricky’s School of Rock in association with Marsh Blues Club 22nd July

in association with Marsh Blues Club and sponsored by Rickys School of Rock
Marshfest 2017 is going to be held on 22nd July - this great family fun day and music festival is at the Ukrainian Club in Marsh in association with Marsh Blues Club. The main stage is sponsored by Rickys School of Rock, with performances from more than 10 live bands. There will be music and… Read More

Over £10,000 donated by Community Cards so far

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Community Cards coordinator Nigel Clews said ‘The project has been so overwhelmed with donations of cards since Christmas we decided to hold ‘The Great BIG Card Sorting Day’.  Held at Newsome South Methodist Church on Tuesday 21st Feb, it proved to be a fantastic idea with 19 volunteers giving up hours of time to sort the mountain of cards.  Ellie… Read More

Coats and bedding donations suspended

Due to the overwhelming response to our winter coat appeal we have now stopped taking in coats. We have a sufficient supply to meet the demand of our clients. We have received a significant amount of bedding during the last two months and have no further storage available therefore we have also suspended bedding donations.… Read More

Vacancy – Centre Manager

CENTRE MANAGER               SALARY: £27-30,000

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and resourceful individual, with excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, who is capable of creative and strategic leadership. S/he will lead the development of the Welcome Centre, ensure the effective implementation of strategy, policies and procedures, provide leadership, direction and support to all staff and volunteers and ensure the effective… Read More

We Shall Overcome Punk Rock Night 8th October

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For the second year running musicians are coming together nationally to support people in crisis. This year our local event will support The Welcome Centre. Food Bank and More and One Good Turn Charity MBE - Calderdale Expected donation is £5 - all proceeds will be donated to the two chosen charities. Donations of food,… Read More

Plain Quakers present “For Conscience Sake”

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Thank you to our friends at Plain Quakers who raised £157.50 from their performance.

Charity stall at Mum2Mum Brighouse

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The Welcome Centre has a charity stall at the next Mum 2 Mum children's sale. We will have lots of brand new or nearly toys for sale for all age ranges and all funds raised from our stall will be used to purchase items for the Welcome Centre. If you'd like to get some bargains… Read More