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240 Lancaster Road, London W11 4AH
0207 221 7530
A small charity helping people mainly who have a history of homelessness, are vulnerable and mostly need support. Known for its friendliness. Offers acupuncture, art, cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy, computing cooking, drama, felt workshop, group therapy, leather work, mosaics, music, poetry, qi gong and yoga etc. Ring for details or check the timetable (http://www.240project.org.uk/timetable/).
Art classes, Bathroom/showers, Clothing store, Food, Food (free), Internet access, Leisure activities, Leisure facilities, Music/drama
c/o Diorama Arts, 3-7 Euston Centre, Regents Place, London NW1 3JG
020 7209 0029
Art workshops and lectures at various venues. Email email@example.com for details.
110 Oldham Road, Ancoats, Manchester, North West M4 6AG
0161 228 7331
Friday & Saturday: 10am–4pm
Provides support for homeless and marginalised people across Greater Manchester. They work with those who are facing the greatest barriers to employment, education, good health outcomes, secure housing, social integration and financial integration, by seeking to tackle both the causes and consequences of poverty.
Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Art classes, Bedding, Careers advice, Clothing store, Counselling, Education/training, Food (free), Leisure activities, Mental health, Music/drama, Tenancy support
28 Gordon Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, East of England NR32 1NL
Wednesday: 9am–4pm (2pm–4pm – dual diagnosis team drop-in)
Tuesday: 9am–4pm (10am–2pm – Samaritans drop-in)
Saturday & Sunday: 9am–3pm
Monday & Thursday: 9am–8pm
Provides support with housing, health, wellbeing and education and employment. Wide range of services.
Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Art classes, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Clothing store, Counselling, Debt advice, Drugs workers, Education/training, Food, Food (free), Foot care, Internet access, Laundry, Leisure activities, Mental health, Music/drama, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Sexual health, Tenancy support
Crichton House, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 8DT
0131 209 7700
Crisis is the national charity for single homeless people, offering a range of services to help individuals get set up for a more stable and secure future, including a learning programme, one-to-one coaching and housing advice. Visit the website or phone the number above for more details.
Accommodation/housing advice, Art classes, Education/training, Internet access, Leisure activities, Music/drama
Grassmarket Centre, 86 Candlemaker Row, Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2QA
0131 225 3626
Education programmes, social enterprise and social integration activities. Cookery, gardening, woodwork, art, music and textiles programmes. Wide range of activities - ring in advance and drop in to find out more.
Art classes, Education/training, Food (free), Music/drama
The Serenity Café, 8 Jackson Entry, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 8PJ
Creative writing and performance workshops for homeless people in Edinburgh. They produce plays, poetry, podcasts, spoken word and music based around the stories of the homeless people that use the service.
Art classes, Music/drama