(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

Welcome gifts fill a mini-bus

2016 collection

A new financial slump may be on the cards

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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

Staff at Syngenta in Huddersfield spread festive cheer with Connecting Communities event

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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

Bake sale raises over £260

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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

Birkby Mosque supports the Welcome Centre

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Following a talk in October to the children at Blacker Road mosque we had a fantastic response and the children collected a huge variety of bedding, household items and food to support local people in crisis.

 

Huddersfield Bus Station charity fundraising event raised £160

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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, supporting The Welcome Centre

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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

Marks and Spencer Christmas Bag Pack

Thank you to everyone that took part in the Marks and Spencer Bag pack in December we raised an amazing £910 with an additional donation of £405 from Lloyds Banking Group Foundation.

 

 

We Shall Overcome weekend’s £600 aid for those in crisis

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Vacancy – Development Worker (Advice and Support )

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

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Registered charity number (1151282) and company number (8428517)