Kirklees Council recently announced that it faces further swingeing cuts in its budget – and the number of people using food banks in the area is soaring. Both are signs that all is still not well with the economy.
According to economics expert Kevin Rowles, a retired Huddersfield University academic, in the coming year almost all income groups will be… Read More
The Welcome Centre were very pleased to be invited along to the fourth annual Syngenta Connecting Communities event in December 2015 – a great opportunity to spread the word about the service we provide but also a chance to sign up new support both from the employees and hopefully from the organisations’ Community Gift Scheme.
Workers make donations from their… Read More
We are incredibly lucky to have been chosen by Human and Health Sciences department at the University of Huddersfield to be their charity of the year.
They have made a great start in fundraising for us, promoting our service at the public lecture series and having a “Donate a duvet day”.
Their latest event ensured everyone with a sweet tooth… Read More
Helen and “Team Huddersfield” would like to thank everyone involved in making this event successful.
The evening was held at the “Top Spot Snooker Club” in order to raise funds for “The Welcome Centre” , which supports people in crisis in our community (e.g. families who are going hungry because they are struggling financially.)
Free Pizzas were donated by;
Pizza… Read More
Huddersfield Masons, ’Masters of the Year’, Jedi, representing the 19 Masonic Lodges in the area presented The Welcome Centre with a cheque for £1000 on the 20th October 2015. The Welcome Centre was initially contacted by the Worshipful Master of The Beaumont Lodge, Brian Viner, earlier this year, and following a visit to the centre, and an overview of how… Read More
Development Worker (Advice and Support )
Hours 37 hours per week
Wage £22,937 per annum, reviewed annually
Location Huddersfield Town Centre
The Welcome Centre (www.thewelcomecentre.org) is a registered charity, which supports some of the most disadvantaged people in South Kirklees. We provide practical support in the form of food, toiletry and home starter packs, bedding, towels and clothes… Read More