(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.

Food:

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

Toiletries:

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

Household:

  • 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:

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

Due to storage issues we are unable to accept donations of

  • Bedding items that are stained, dirty or have rips/tears

  • Bric-a-brac

  • Children’s  clothes or toys

  • Clothes except those listed

  • Electrical items

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.