(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)

News

Who Dunnit? Fundraiser murder mystery

Murder mystery fundraiser for the Welcome Centre
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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

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

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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

25th anniversary curry night – closed

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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