(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)


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

SOLD OUT ‘I Daniel Blake’ Film & Food Night- closed


Dolly Shot Pop Up Picture House in collaboration with The Electric Cinema http://electrictheatrecinema.org/events/ and The Red and Green Club in Milnsbridge, raised over £1300 through showings of ‘I Daniel Blake’ 2016 (cert 2016) Directed by Ken Loach.

A huge thank you to everyone who came along and supported the events.

50p Pot Christmas challenge- Closed

For those of you who took part we raised more than £1800 from those tiny little pots. A staggering amount that helped us to offer Christmas lunch to those in crisis. It took a lot of trips to the bank and some seriously strong arms to count over 3600 50p pieces but it was well… 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

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”



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

Charity stall at Mum2Mum Brighouse

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

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

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

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