(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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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

Christmas shoe box appeal NOW CLOSED

School shoe box donations
Last year's Christmas shoe box appeal was hugely popular within our community, providing gifts and food to local families with more than 400 shoe boxes being received. The Christmas shoe boxes are distributed in the run up to Christmas to families being supported by the Welcome Centre. We also pass these boxes on to other… Read More

Christmas 50p pot challenge

50p pot challenge
After the success of last years challenge we've decided to do it again but this time we are hoping to fill more than 300 pots! The challenge is simple - fill as many pots as you can with 50ps and return to the Welcome Centre by the first week of December. We all know how… 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

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

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