Real people | The Welcome Centre

Visiting a food bank is usually the last resort, when there's nowhere else to turn. 

Angela's story

Angela had to shield during the Coronavirus lockdown which meant giving up work.

Bill's story

Bill's house had fallen into disrepair and it was affecting his health.

Chris's story

Chris was furloughed in April 2020 due to Covid19.

James's story

James had a chaotic childhood and he's struggled to cope.

Kate's story

Kate fled a violent relationship but ended up on the streets.

Linda's story

When Linda was made redundant, she had nowhere to turn.

Mark's story

Mark's income dropped by £80 a week for more than 9 months.

Mohammed's story

Mohammed's life changed suddenly and he didn't know what to do.

Pauline's story

Pauline suffered a vicious assault with life-changing consequences.

Paul's story

When Paul's physical health meant he could no longer work, he struggled to cope.

Philip's story

Moving to Universal Credit led Philip in to debt.

Stuart's story

Stuart's zero-hours contract made budgeting impossible
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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