Need help making a new benefit application?

25 March 2020
Some helpful advice is out there.

One Community Response helpline now open

25 March 2020
Kirklees Council have opened a new dedicated helpline as part of their Covid-19 Community Response

Foodbanks and advice services in Kirklees to get £100,000 lifeline

11 March 2020
​​The Welcome Centre in Huddersfield is now reliant on over 50 per cent more volunteer hours per week than it needed in 2017.

Ewing IT sign up as latest Corporate Partner.

4 March 2020
Milnsbridge based business Ewing IT has made a corporate donation to help fund the running costs of The Welcome Centre.

Community Cards tops £25,000 donated to The Welcome Centre.

3 March 2020
With the latest cheque handed to the food bank of £4,000, the Community Cards project has now donated a massive £25,000 since it began in 2012.

Dolly Shot Pop Up Picturehouse raise £300 from screening of Sorry We Missed You.

19 February 2020


This was the second fundraiser hosted by Dolly Shot Pop Up Picturehouse on behalf of The Welcome Centre. The screening, held at Huddersfield Ukrainian Club was a sell-out and we’re delighted that they raised £300.

A big thank you to everyone that came along and to Caroline and the team at Dolly Shot Pop Up Picture House for their support. 

40th anniversary gig by The Killermeters raises more than £1,100 for The Welcome Centre.

19 February 2020
Storm Dennis didn't keep people away, as The Killermeters played to a packed out Gas Club.

We're a lifeline for people in crisis, all year round not just at Christmas

28 January 2020
How do we help those in need cope all year long, when the focus on giving has moved on, and Christmas is long forgotten?

Are The Welcome Centre and Huddersfield Mission the same organisation?

20 January 2020
The Welcome Centre and Huddersfield Mission are actually completely different organisations with a similar ethos.

Approved Food’s double donation to feed the hungry this Christmas

20 January 2020
Approved Food’s pledge to match contributions from supporters of Huddersfield Town Foundation’s recent Little Big Sleep-out.

Come Dine with Ridley and Hall proves a great success

16 January 2020
Ridley & Hall Managing Director, Emma Pearmaine, took on the ‘Come Dine with Me’ challenge in 2019 to raise vital funds for their charity partners.

50p pot challenge proves a success once again.

16 January 2020
This year we provided 270 Christmas packs in the 10 days before Christmas.​

The Welcome Centre listed as top 100 Changemaker in the UK.

16 January 2020
The Welcome Centre was delighted to be selected as one of the top 100 Changemakers by The Big Issue.

Our first Winter Warmer Appeal has now closed raising more than £2,700

15 January 2020
Read more, with some helpful tips to keep warm this winter.

What’s it really like to volunteer?

14 January 2020
“Being new to the area, I’ve been able to make new friends.”

Homelessness In Kirklees – Your Questions Answered

12 December 2019
Kirklees housing team answer some of the things you want to know about homelessness in Kirklees.

Huddersfield New College cares at Christmas

11 December 2019
Staff and students have collected for the Welcome Centre over the past two years, but this year has been the biggest collection yet

Need some extra help this Christmas?

4 December 2019
Services offering additional Christmas support

Where can I donate this winter?

21 November 2019
If you can't make our warehouse during opening hours, here's some alternatives.
The Welcome Centre (Huddersfield) is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1151282 and company number 8428517. We are based at 15 Lord Street, Huddersfield HD1 1QB. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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