(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)

Current shortages

Donations are always welcome and our service relies on them. We accept donations of money, food, toiletries and some other goods listed below. Please see our donate now page for more details on how to make a cash donation.

Our standard pack items are listed below however we are able to take most food and toiletry items. Items in red are in particular short supply.

Please note at present we are unable to take any form of bedding or clothing due to lack of storage. We will update this page once we are collecting these items again. 


  • Tinned curry
  • Tinned beans and sausages
  • Tinned meatballs
  • Tinned chilli
  • Meat paste
  • Fish paste
  • Instant noodles/rice/pasta
  • Sugar
  • Jam
  • Cup a soup
  • Crackers
  • Tinned vegetarian meals
  • Chapati flour
  • Cooking oil (1 litre)
  • Cereal
  • Dried pulses
  • Savoury rice
  • Cereal bars
  • Long life milk
  • Tinned fish
  • Stock cubes
  • Basmatti Rice
  • Jars of cooking sauce
  • Long grain rice
  • Tinned fruit
  • Coffee
  • Dried mash or tinned potatoes
  • Custard
  • Rice pudding
  • Biscuits
  • Tinned sweetcorn
  • Tinned ham/corned beef
  • Tinned veg
  • Tea
  • Gluten free items
  • Tinned tomatoes
  • Dried spices
  • Gravy granules


  • Toothbrushes
  • Deodorant
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Disposable Razors
  • Toilet Roll
  • Shower Gel
  • Sanitary Items
  • Toothpaste
  • Nappies
  • Flannels
  • Baby Shampoo
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Wipes


  • Kettles
  • Toasters
  • Pans
  • Freezer bags
  • Tin Openers
  • Spray cleaner
  • Scourers
  • Utensils
  • Washing Powder
  • Dish Cloths
  • Tumblers
  • Baking Trays
  • Pyrex dishes
  • Plates
  • Tea Towels
  • Mugs
  • Cutlery
  • Cereal Bowls
  • Sponges
  • Sieves
  • Thermos flasks /mugs
  • Measuring jugs

Bedding / Other:

  • Roll mats
  • Bags for life
  • Rucksacks
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Double quilts /duvets
  • Single quilts / duvets
  • Pillows
  • Towels
  • Plastic bags
  • Single covers / sheets
  • Blankets
  • Double covers/ sheets

Other items we do not take are – Bric-a-brac, children’s  clothes or toys, electrical items or furniture except toasters and kettles.

Although we are unable to accept furniture donations at the centre, we work in partnership with Pass It On to provide affordable, essential furniture items to our clients. If you wish to donate to this programme please see the link for more information Pass It On Furniture donations.

We now have a growing network of collection points. See our collection points page for your nearest point.

We also appreciate the donation of any used greetings cards for the use of Community Cards.