CODES: mh: Mental health ah: Accommodation/housing advice ad: Advocacy a: Alcohol workers ac: Art classes b: Barber ba: Benefits advice bs: Bathroom/showers be: Bedding ca: Careers advice cl: Clothing store c: Counselling da: Debt advice dt: Dentist dw: Drugs workers et: Education/training ff: Food (free) f: Food fc: Foot care it: Internet access lf: Leisure facilities ls: Luggage storage ms: Medical/health md: Music/drama ne: Needle exchange ol: Outreach worker links ow: Outreach workers sh: Sexual health ts: Tenancy support la: Legal advice l: Laundry ef: Ex-forces eo: Ex-offenders sf: Step-free

Hinde Street Methodist Church

19 Thayer Street W1U 2QJ
020 7935 6179,
Wednesday: 4:30pm-8pm (not between Christmas and New Year); Wednesday Club offers a safe, warm space to relax; soup, sandwiches and drinks for 10p each; free sandwiches from local cafes after 7pm. Part of the West London Mission. CODES: FF, F

Nimatullahi Sufi Order

Spiritual group, love of god, service to others. We do not put our views onto anyone, we simply serve food to the needy. CODES: FF


c/o Holy Trinity Church, Chobham Road, Knaphill, Woking GU21 2SX
01483 824006,
Wednesday: 7:45pm-9:15pm (Embankment); Soup, coffee, tea etc plus sandwiches, biscuits etc - and spend time chatting to people. CODES: FF

All Saints Fulham

Pryors Bank Pavilion, Putney Bridge Approach SW6 3LA
Thursday: 12:30pm-1:45pm; A main meal, plus fruit, yoghurt, biscuits, home-baked cakes and bread. It is a warm and happy place to meet and eat. CODES: FF, F

American International Church Soup Kitchen

79a Tottenham Court Rd, (Entrance in Whitfield Street) W1T 4TD
020 7580 2791,
Monday & Tuesday & Friday & Saturday: 10am-12pm; Thursday-Saturday: 10am-12pm; The soup kitchen provides free hot meals, clothes and toiletries. The clothing store is open on alternate Mondays. This service is closed in August. CODES: CL, FF


3A Cazenove Road, Stoke Newington N16 6PA
020 88064250,
Thursday: 6:30pm-8pm (Lincoln’s Inn Fields); Mission statement: 'Empowering people, inspiring change. Love is all there is.' Vegetarian food, and music while they distribute. CODES: FF

Ancilla Soup Kitchen

The Most Precious Blood & St Edmund, 115 Hertford Road N9 7EN
020 8804 4070,
Friday: 11am-2pm; Info from CODES: FF

ASLAN (All Souls Local Action Network)

c/o All Souls Clubhouse, 141 Cleveland Street W1T 6QG
020 7580 3522,
Saturday: 5:30am-7:45am (tea run: 5.45-6.15 Tavistock St; 6.15-6.45 Savoy Pl; 7-7.45 King William IV St; All Souls Ch 6.30-8.30); Saturday: 9am-12pm (day centre at Webber St. Breakfast, bible group, ESOL, photography & art. Showers & clothes for ticket holders. Tickets from Webber St on Mondays); Saturday: 6:30pm-8:30pm (Entertainment - invites via tea run or welcome desk at All Souls.; Organisation that participates in the Westminster Churches Winter Shelter (referral only). Films, coach trips, clothes store and bible group Saturdays at 6.30pm. Invites via the tea run or welcome desk at All Souls Langham Pl. If you need step-free access, a volunteer will let you in via Cleveland St entrance. Email: CODES: AC, CL, DW, ET, FF, F, LF

Be Enriched

URC Rookstone Road SW17 9NQ
Monday: 12:30pm-2:30pm Crossways Church, 18 Hampton St, SE1 6SN; Tuesday: 7pm-9pm London Cooking Project, 1 Ethelburga St, SW11 4AG; Friday: 12:30pm-2:30pm URC, Rookstone Rd, SW17 9NQ; Connecting people through community activities and cultivating respect over a bite. Free or pay-as-you-can community meals three days a week in S London. Volunteering or training opportunities through cooking lessons. CODES: FF, F


Memorial Community Church, 389-395 Barking Rd E13 8AL
020 7474 6603,
Saturday: 8am-11:30am (cooked breakfast 9–11am) ; Monday: 10am-2pm; Regular NHS nurse clinics and signposting to other support agencies. More facilities available on Mondays. Practical activities to build esteem and encourage hope. Small group work developing life skills and confidence. CODES: BA, BS, CL, FF, MS, OL

CARIS Islington Churches Cold Weather Shelter

The Annexe, St Mellitus Church, Tollington Park N4 3AG
07913 020738,
Free night shelter, food, showers and a safe place to sleep. Phone after completing and emailing a 1-page registration form to 15 guests; 18+, dry. Opens in January; dates and times to be confirmed. CODES: AD, BS, BE, CL, FF, F, IT, L, OL

Carpenters Café

Carpenters Estate Community Hall, 17 Doran Walk (enter from Carpenters Rd), Stratford E15 2JL
07932 661 089,
Tuesday: 10am-12pm (food, drinks, clothes, books, toiletries, showers); Aims "To show the love of Christ in practical ways to the homeless, elderly and anyone needing a helping hand, and to encourage and support the homeless into making better life choices". CODES: BS, BE, CL, DW, FF, F, SF

Christ Apostolic Church (Bethel) UK

217?23 Kingsland Road, Hackney E2 8AN
020 7729 4375,
Sunday: 8am-9am ; Saturday: 2pm-3:30pm (last Saturday of month); Welcomes homeless people every Sunday morning for a cooked breakfast and the last Saturday of the month for hot meals. CODES: FF

Christian Kitchen

65 Blackhorse Road, Walthamstow E17 7AS
Monday-Sunday: 7:30pm-8:30pm (Mission Grove car park, Walthamstow); Hot meals from a mobile kitchen van in Mission Grove, Walthamstow. CODES: FF

Churches Foodbank (Newham)

020 8555 9880; 020 8534 1164,
Tuesday: 9am-11am (St Paul & St James, Maryland Rd, Stratford, E15 1JL); Thursday: 1pm-3pm (Woodgrange Baptist Ch, Romford Rd, E7 8AA); All applications for food must be accompanied by a referral from an independent agent (e.g. a doctor, a social worker or support worker, a school or nursery, a Job Centre). CODES: AD, BS, FF, F

Clapton Community Drop-in

Round Chapel Old School Rooms, Powerscroft Road E5 0PU
020 8533 9676,
Sunday: 2:30pm-4pm; Wednesday: 12:30pm-3:30pm (Job Club); Contact: Help to access services, particularly in relation to housing, benefits, JobCentre Plus, as well as health- and family-related issues. The Job Club is for anyone wanting support with maintaining their benefits, with support to access Universal Job Match, write a CV and apply for jobs. For info about peer support for women or mental health support, phone, call in or check the website. CODES: MH, BA, CA, FF, OL, LA, EO

Commonside Community Development Trust

New Horizon Centre, South Lodge Avenue, Pollards Hill CR4 1LT
020 8764 9582 x 207
Warm room, tea/coffee hot meal and snacks, TV, table tennis, newspapers, chat
Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 8:30am-6:30pm Assistance with link to Merton-based night provision; Warm room, tea/coffee hot meal and snacks, TV, table tennis, newspapers, chat
Thursday: 8:30am-6:30pm Assistance with link to Merton-based night provision; Thursday: 11am-1pm Drop-in café area for appointments for advice re eg mental health services, GPs, dentist, DWP/JCP etc; Warm room, tea/coffee hot meal and snacks, TV, table tennis, newspapers, chat
Saturday: 8:30am-6:30pm Also free Afro-Caribbean meal at late lunchtime.; Warm room, tea/coffee hot meal and snacks, TV, table tennis, newspapers, chat
Sunday: 8:30am-6:30pm; Sunday: 11:30am-1:30pm Additionally free veggie lunch and chat with local SDA; Commonside Trust runs the New Horizon Centre in Pollards Hill, London Borough of Merton; includes a lunch club for older people and support services for families, socially prescribed patients, volunteering, employability support. CODES: AH, BA, DW, FF, MH, CL, DA, TS, L

Community Table

Southcroft Church (Ichthus), 276 Mitcham Lane, Streatham SW16 6NU
020 8677 0880,
Thursday: 11am-3pm; Provides food, clothing and a warm welcome to anyone in need: "Loving people with the love of Jesus. Kind, caring support & understanding." CODES: BS, FF, IT

Coptic City Mission (St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church)

Allen Street, Kensington W8 6UX
0207 937 5782,
Tuesday: 9pm-9:45pm (Spenser Street SW1E 6AA, then Strand); Outreach mission from young Copts. CODES: FF

Ealing Soup Kitchen

St John's Church Hall, Mattock Lane W13 9LA
0208 840 0651,
Saturday & Sunday: 3:30pm-5pm (St John's Ch Room, Mattock Lane, W13 9LA); Friday: 11am-4pm (drop-in, The Crypt, St John's W13 9LA; Monday: 7pm-9pm (drop-in, Salvation Army, 6 Leeland Rd, W13 9HH); They also give practical help/housing advice. AA meetings. CODES: AH, A, FF

Eat or Heat

1A Jewel Road, Walthamstow E17 4QU
0800 772 0212,
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 6:30pm-7:30pm; Free food via professional referral only: Emergency free food aid to those identified by public services/agencies as being in need because of financial hardship. CODES: FF

Emmanuel Church (Stratford)

Romford Rd/Upton Lane E7 8BD
020 8522 1900,
Thursday: 8am-10am; Cooked breakfast. CODES: FF

Emmanuel Pentecostal Church

374 Lee High Road SE12 8RS
020 8852 8261,
Tuesday: 6pm-7:30pm (Life Bread); Free hot meal, and clothing when available. CODES: CL, FF

Farm Street Church

114 Mount Street W1K 3AH
020 7493 7811,
Monday: 8pm-10:30pm; Oxford St route: Davies St, Bourdon St, S Molton St, Oxford St (S Moulton St to Oxford Circus), top end of Regent St to Hanover St, Hanover Sq, New Bond St Berkeley Sq route: Berkeley Sq; Berkeley St; Green Park tube; Piccadilly. Hyde Park Corner route: Mount St; Park Lane underpasses (Park La and Hyde Pk Corner); Shepherds Mkt; Curzon St. CODES: FF


Friday: 8:45pm-11pm (Strand, near Ryman’s); Friday: 9:15pm-10:30pm (Waterloo, near IMAX); Help for people of all faiths and none, and a sympathetic ear. CODES: FF

Flowing Rivers Foundation

37 Elizabeth Road, Brentwood, Dagenham, Essex CM15 9PA
Tuesday: 7pm-10pm (fellowship – Castle Green, Dagenham); Sunday: 6:30pm-9:30pm (2nd & 3rd week of month – Lincoln’s Inn Fields); Charitable organisation dedicated to reaching out to marginalised members of society. Founded upon Christian ethos, they aspire to address the social conditions of people in their vicinity by showing practical love. CODES: CL, FF

Good Samaria Network

12 Voyagers Close SE28 8QQ
0203 651 0869,
Sunday: 6pm-7pm (Lincoln's Inn Fields); CODES: FF

Greenwich Migrant Hub

Woolwich Common Community Centre, Leslie Smith Square SE18 4DW
Tuesday: 10:30am-1:30pm; Drop-in centre for free immigration, housing & domestic violence advice, and a hot meal to migrants in Greenwich and neighbouring boroughs. CODES: AH, AD, BA, FF, LA, SF

Hare Krishna Food for All

102 Caledonian Road N1 9DN
07946 420 827,
Monday-Saturday: 12pm-3pm (12.00: Islip St, Kentish Tn; 13.00: Arlington Rd/Inverness St, Camden; 14.25: (York Way, King's Cross); Monday-Friday: 12:15pm-2:30pm (LSE and SOAS) ; Monday-Thursday: 7:30pm-8:30pm (Lincoln’s Inn Fields); Delicious food made with pure vegetarian ingredients. CODES: ET, FF, IT, LF

Harvest of Grace Trinity Centre

John Morris House Community Centre, 164 St John?s Hill, Battersea SW11 1SW
Saturday: 10am-4pm (breakfast and lunch club); Sandwiches, snacks and drinks. CODES: FF

Havering Islamic Centre

91 Waterloo Road, Romford, Essex RM7 0AA
01708 741 333,
Wednesday: 6:30pm-7:30pm (hot meals and drinks); Non-denominational centre that works with local churches to cater for the social and cultural needs of Havering residents. CODES: FF

Holy Nation Church

PO Box 4215, Victoria SW1E 5XH
020 7630 7987,
Friday: 9pm-11pm (Waterloo station); A warm, caring, multicultural church, in the heart of London. CODES: FF

Holy Trinity Brompton

Queen's Gate (St Augustin's) SW7 5LP
020 7590 8248,
Wednesday & Friday: 9am-2pm; Safe, non-judgmental place where all are welcome. Food, advice, friendship and practical support in a non-threatening Christian environment. Hot breakfast, coffee bar and a range of activities. Counselling, debt and welfare advice, and alcohol and drug support through partner organisations, which include GlassDoor caseworkers, CrossLight Debt Advisors, and CGL Addiction Specialists. CODES: MH, AH, AD, A, BA, CA, C, DA, FF, F, IT, OL, OW

Joel Night Shelter

Kingston Churches Action on Homelessness, St Peter's Church Hall, London Rd, Kingston KT2 6QL
0208 255 7400,
01 February to 14 March
Monday-Sunday: 7pm-9am (night shelter); Tuesday: 8:30am-9:30am (conflict resolution); Tuesday: 10am-1pm (art group); Thursday: 10am-2pm ('cook and eat' programme); Monday-Friday: 10am-1pm (drop-in advice); Referrals primarily via Kingston Churches Action on Homelessness (020 8255 7400), which is next door. Supports primarily single people with a local connection to Kingston who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless or who are experiencing serious problems with private landlords. They help solve housing problems and improve the quality of people's lives. CODES: AH, AD, AC, B, BS, BE, CL, ET, FF, FC, IT, L, LF, LS, TS

King's Cross Baptist Church

Vernon Square, King's Cross Road WC1X 9EW
020 7837 7182,
Tuesday: 11am-1pm; Friendly local church at the heart of its community. CODES: FF, LF

Love Streatham

Streatham United Reform Church, 388 Streatham High Road SW16 6HX
Monday: 7pm-9pm; Food parcels. CODES: FF

Love to the Nations Ministry

079044 44194
Wednesday: 7pm-7:30pm (hot drinks and sandwiches, Charing X); Sunday: 4pm-4:30pm (alt weeks, Charing X - phone); Meals, toiletries, clothes, sleeping bags. CODES: FF, MS

Marylebone Centre (Church Army)

1-5 Cosway St NW1 5NR
020 7262 3818,
Monday-Thursday: 9:30am-1:30pm (rough sleepers' drop-in); Monday: 10:30am-11:30am (drama); Monday: 1:30pm-3:30pm (M’lebone Proj newsletter); Tuesday: 10am-12pm (open access; clothing for rough sleepers only); Tuesday & Friday: 1:30pm-3:30pm (healthy eating; kitchen skills); Wednesday: 8am-9am (running club); Wednesday: 9am-12pm (Women into Work 1:1; advice); Wednesday: 1:30pm-3:30pm (Women into Work group); Thursday: 9am-3pm (life coaching 1:1); Thursday & Friday: 1:30pm-3:30pm (Westminster Adul Education Service – IT, reading, writing); Friday: 10am-12pm (ESOL for beginners) ; Female-only project. Two hostels with 112 single beds and a day centre with a rough sleepers' drop-in. Activities programme for residents and day centre users. Lift for people with mobility problems to access the day centre. CODES: BS, CA, CL, ET, FF, IT, L, LS, MS, MD, SH, TS, SF, LF

Ministry of Praise

46 Manor Road N17 0JJ
020 8808 7697,
Tuesday: 8pm-8:30pm (Lincoln’s Inn Fields); MOP welcomes one and all. CODES: FF

Missionaries of Charity Soup Kitchens

c/o 177 Bravington Road W9 3AR
020 8960 2644
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 4:30pm-5pm (Pius X Church Hall); Sunday: 3pm-3:30pm (Pius X); Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10am-10:30am (112-116 St George's Road); CODES: FF

Muswell Hill Churches Soup Kitchen

Muswell Hill Baptist Church, 2 Dukes Ave N10 2PT
020 8444 7027,
Monday-Thursday: 7:45pm-8:45pm; Sunday: 5pm-6pm; Serves a two-course meal to 30-40 people each night - 8,000 meals a year. CODES: FF


PO Box 9576 SE23 3ZH
Monday-Sunday: 9:30pm-10pm (Queen's Gardens, Croydon); Sandwiches, hot drinks and clothes. Helps Croydon-based clients with vocational and educational materials and furniture for resettlement. CODES: CL, ET, FF

Notre Dame Church

5 Leicester Pl WC2H 7BX
020 7440 2660,
Saturday: 12:30pm-2:30pm; Monday & Thursday: 11am-4pm (refugees); Sandwiches from the ground floor of the Maison Pierre Chanel, 16 Leicester Square. CODES: FF

Open Door Meal

St James the Less Parish Centre, Thorndike Street, Nr Moreton Street SW1V 2PT
020 7630 6282,
Friday: 7pm-9pm (2nd and 4th weeks of the month.); Two-course hot meal. CODES: FF

Order of Malta Soup Kitchen

Crypt of St James's Spanish Place Church, 22 George St W1U 3QY
Thursday: 7:45pm-9pm; Wednesday: 6:15am-7:45am (breakfast club, Challoner Room, 24 Golden Square W1F 9JR); Thursday: 7:30pm-9pm (café, St James’s, Spanish Place, W1U 3QY); Hot food, free food, some clothing. CODES: CL, FF, F

Our Lady of Hal

165 Arlington Road, Camden Town NW1 7EX
020 7485 2727,
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 12:45pm-2pm; Parish church serving the people of Camden. CODES: FF

Remar Association UK

847 High Road, Leytonstone E11 1HH
020 8539 0452,
Wednesday: 7:30pm-8:30pm (William IV St, Strand - hot drinks, biscuits and sandwiches); Offers assistance for free to disadvantaged people and individuals suffering from drug or alcoholic addiction. 24-hour helpline: 0791 758 5056 CODES: A, DW, FF

Royal Connections

The Hub Studios, 90 Monier Road (off Wick Lane), Bow E3 2ND
0300 111 1111,
Sunday: 4pm-6pm (hot meal on 4th Sunday of the month); Christian charity dedicated to helping people who need help. Works with other local organisations. CODES: AH, B, CA, DT, ET, FF, MS, LA

Sadhu Vaswani Centre

25 Cricklewood Lane NW2 1HP
0844 500 1744,
Wednesday: 8pm-8:30pm (Lincoln's Inn Fields); Helps the poor, needy, sick and aged, irrespective of caste, creed or colour. Serves Indian food, rice and bhaji, hot and cold drinks, chocolates and fruit. CODES: FF

Shree Jalaram Mandir

2 Wadsworth Road, Perivale UB6 7JD
020 8578 8088,
Tuesday: 6:30pm-7pm (Lincoln's Inn Fields); Wednesday: 7:30pm-8pm (Temple station); Friday: 6pm-6:30pm (Strand, nr Charing X); Wonderful vegetarian curries! CODES: FF

Siloam Community Services

c/o TSA London, 217a Gordon Road SE15 3RT
020 8695 8873,
Tuesday & Thursday: 10am-2pm (community café and drop-in); Tuesday: 7pm-8pm (free cooked meal); Free meals and drop-in service. Signposting to other agencies for clients with identified support needs. Also emergency meals, food, clothing, toiletries, sleeping bags etc, for clients who need them. CODES: MH, AH, BA, CL, FF, F, TS, SF, OL

Simon Community

129 Malden Road, Kentish Town NW5 4HS
020 7485 6639,
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:15am-7:30am (tea run: 7.15 Arundel St, Temple; 7.30 Agar St, Strand); Thursday: 8:30pm-1:30am (soup run: Duke's Rd/Euston; Temple; under W'loo Br, behind NT); Sunday: 1:30pm-3:30pm (street cafe: St Giles, nr Centrepoint); Winter shelter:
01 January to 31 March
Monday-Sunday: 7pm-8am; 01 January to 31 March
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:30pm-11:30pm (street work); Outreach support out on the streets, taking food and support to their homeless guests in central London. Winter shelter referral via Simon Community outreach services and Quaker Homeless Action. CODES: FF, CL

St Andrew's Church

Star Centre, Greyhound Road W14 9SX
0207 385 5023,
Saturday: 8am-12:30pm; Three course meal; sandwiches to take away; hot showers; clothing; fortnightly medical attention. CODES: CL, FF

St Ignatius's Church

Saturday: 7:30pm-8:15pm (Lincoln's Inn Fields); CODES: FF

St James Conference of Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP)

St James Catholic Church, George St W1U 3QY
Tuesday & Friday: 7:45pm-8:15pm (Lincoln’s Inn Fields); Tea, coffee, sandwiches and cakes. CODES: FF

St John the Evangelist

39 Duncan Terrace, Islington N1 8AL
020 7226 3277,
Tuesday-Saturday: 12:30pm-1:30pm; CODES: FF

St John Vianney Catholic Church

4 Vincent Road N15 3QH
020 8888 5518,
Saturday: 5:30pm-6pm (Temple); Sandwiches, cakes, soup, tea and coffee. Clothing, mainly for men. CODES: CL, FF

St Laurence's Larder

Christchurch with St Laurence Brondesbury, Corner of Christchurch Avenue and Willesden Lane NW6 7YN
07958 303737,
A warm welcome and fresh three-course meal for those who struggle to make ends met in their community and beyond. An emergency clothes bank is available. Contact Stephen Chamberlain on 07958 303737. CODES: FF, CL

St Patrick's Open House

21a Soho Square W1D 4NR
020 7437 2010,
Tuesday & Thursday: 7pm-9pm (registration at 6.30pm) ; Sunday: 6pm-8pm (film club, 1st Sunday of month); Open House is a weekly invitation to homeless and vulnerable people to come and have a home-cooked meal. CODES: FF

Street Souls

143 Lee Road SE3 9DJ
020 852 0467,
Friday: 8pm-9pm (1st & 3rd week, excl. 3rd Friday in December, St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row); Hot meals, fresh made sandwiches, various hot drinks, bottled water in summer. Biscuits, cakes and other foods as available. Toiletries, clothing, sleeping bags etc. CODES: CL, FF


Dalgarno Community Center, 1 Webb Close, London W10 5QB
020 7603 7956,
Monday: 6pm-9pm (drop-in, St Stephen’s Church, 1 Coverdale Rd, W12 8JJ); Free hot meal, friendship and donated items. Open-ccess to anyone who is homeless or vulnerably housed, or who can't afford to pay for both food and housing. CODES: AH, AD, A, BE, CL, DW, FF, OL, OW

Sufra NW London

160 Pitfield Way, Stonebridge, Middlesex NW10 0PW
0203 441 1335,
Monday-Sunday: 10am-6pm (office open); Wednesday & Sunday: 10am-2pm (Growing Club); Wednesday & Sunday: 12pm-3pm (food bank, referral from Brent Council and other orgs); Friday: 6pm-8:30pm (vegetarian meal); Food bank & community kitchen in Brent, supporting disadvantaged individuals and families suffering food poverty in NW London. Phone or visit. CODES: AD, BA, BE, CL, ET, FF

Teen Challenge London

Wilkerson House, Uphall Road, Ilford IG1 2JJ
020 8553 3338,
Monday: 9pm-11pm (Whitechapel Stn); Tuesday: 9pm-11:30pm (Mare St, Hackney Central Stn); Wednesday: 9am-11:30pm (Windrush Sq, opp Ritzy Cinema, Brixton); Thursday: 9pm-10:30pm (Ealing Broadway Stn); Friday: 9pm-11:30pm (St Johns Church, Waterloo); Saturday: 9pm-11:30pm (Central Baptist Church, Stratford); Hot food and drinks. Teen Challenge is a faith-based residential rehabilitation centre with meals as part of their outreach. CODES: FF, OW

The Cabin

St Gabriel's Community Centre, 21 Hatchard Road N19 4NG
020 7272 8195
Monday-Sunday: 8:30am-9:30am; Thursday: 12pm-1pm; Open seven mornings a week, and Thursday for lunch. CODES: FF

The Manna Centre

12 Melior Street SE1 3QP
020 7357 9363,
Tuesday: 10am-1pm (chiropodist 1st & 3rd wks); Tuesday: 9:30am-12pm (mental health surgery); Wednesday: 10am-1pm (osteopath); Thursday: 9:30am-1pm (DWP surgery); Sunday: 10:30am-11:30am (clothing store, 2nd, 3rd & last of month, Oct–May); Thursday: 9:30am-1pm (health advice for refugees); Monday-Friday: 10:30am-1pm (access to computers); Monday & Friday: 9:30am-1pm (nurse); Monday & Wednesday: 10am-11am (clothing store, by ticket only); Monday: 9am-1pm (nurse); Open-access day centre open 7 days a week. Daily services include breakfast & lunch, showers and housing & welfare advice. All services are free. CODES: MH, AH, BA, BS, CL, ET, FF, FC, MS, TS, SF

The Manna Project

St Stephen's, 17 Canonbury Road N1 2DF
020 7226 5369,
Tuesday: 7pm-9pm; Friday: 9am-11am; Wednesday: 1pm-3pm; Drop-in offering food, showers, laundry (£1), pool, table tennis, singing, art, poetry and gardening, alongside targeted keywork. CODES: AH, AD, A, AC, BA, BS, BE, CA, CL, DA, FF, IT, L, MD, OL, TS, LA, EF, EO, SF, LF

The Penge Run

Saturday: 8pm-8:30pm (2nd week of month, Tothill St); Saturday: 10:15pm-10:45pm (2nd week of month, Lincoln’s Inn fields); Soup and clothing. CODES: CL, FF

The Swiss Church

79 Endell Street WC2H 9DY
020 7836 1418,
Tuesday: 8am-10am (breakfast on the steps); An open church in the middle of Covent Garden with a community outreach programme; welcoming and accepting. CODES: FF

The Vision Organisation UK

St Silas Community Hall, Penton Street N1 9UL
Wednesday: 7pm-8pm (Lincoln's Inn Fields: food, drink, personal hygiene goods and offering help); Thursday: 7pm-9pm (drop-in: 3-course meal, clothes, books); CODES: B, CA, CL, FF

Tooting Community Kitchen

Saturday: 8:30am-7:30pm (outside Iceland 22-25 Tooting High St, SW17 0SN); Hot meals every Saturday for homeless and needy people. CODES: FF

TREM (Place of Our Sanctuary)

84 Lillie Road, Fulham SW6 1TL
0207 381 5366,
Saturday: 2pm-4:30pm (1st Saturday of month) ; Delicious hot food indoors ? friendly, welcoming, warm people, always willing to help. During the winter months, please ring to find out if there are extra services. CODES: CA, FF

Triumphant Church International

136 West Green Rd, South Tottenham N15 5AD
020 8800 6001,
Sunday: 11am-2pm (food bank); Wednesday: 7pm-8pm (hot meal); Sunday: 9am-10am (hot breakfast); Five Loaves Food Bank is by referral from Haringey agencies. CODES: AD, CL, FF


020 3642 6868,
Monday: 9pm-11pm (9pm–10pm, Waterloo nr Imax; 10.15pm–11.15pm, Strand nr Charing X station); Hot and cold food and drinks (free) with a friendly warm, sympathetic listening ear to all those who are in need. CODES: FF

Victory International Church

77 Coburg Road, Wood Green N22 6UB
020 8617 1715,
Wednesday: 12pm-1pm; Free soup, sandwiches and beverages in a relaxed atmosphere. The church aims to show the love of Jesus in practical ways to the homeless and anyone needing help and encouragement. CODES: FF

Waltham Forest Feet on the Streets

Informal outreach group based in and serving Waltham Forest with soup runs and other help. Contact them if you want support getting to your appointments or to find out when their next soup run will be - ring 07448633694 or email CODES: FF

Al-Khair Foundation in partnership with Madrassah al-Farooq

32-38 Dixon Avenue, Crosshill, Glasgow G42 8EJ
0141 433 2686,
Monday-Saturday: 5:30pm-6:30pm (soup kitchen and foodbank); Fresh meals six days a week. Aims to contribute towards the betterment and prosperity of the people of Glasgow. Pushtu and Arabic spoken. CODES: FF

Balvicar Street

Glasgow G42 8QU
Thursday: 7pm-9pm; Soup run. CODES: FF

Bethany Christian Trust (Care Van)

0131 225 9445,
Monday-Sunday: 9pm-11pm; Joint venture by Edinburgh City Mission and Bethany Christian Trust goes out 364 evenings a year in Edinburgh city centre at various locations. Please check their website for details. Soup, rolls & tea/coffee. CODES: CL, FF

Cadogan Street

Corunna, 39 Cadogan House, Glasgow G2 7BA
07966 062 495
Monday, Thursday: 8pm-10pm; Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 9pm-10pm; Soup kitchen run by group of organisations including: All Together Now, Invisibles, GUSH, Second Chance, ROPKA, Religious Society of Friends, St Mary’s, Salvation Army, Glasgow Gurdwala, Emmaus, Caledonian Uni, FeedGlasgow, Marist Brothers CODES: FF, OL

Carrubbers Christian Centre

65 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR
0131 556 2626,
Sunday: 8am-9am; Serves free breakfast along with a short service. CODES: FF

Glasgow City Mission

20 Crimea Street, Glasgow G2 8PW
0141 221 2630,
Monday-Friday: 10am-10pm; Saturday: 4pm-8pm; Monday-Friday: 7:30pm-10pm drop-in; One-to-one help and advice for everyone. Call to arrange one-to-one support. Drop-in from 7:30pm - 10pm. Multiple activities and services: check website for the full Guide to Services: CODES: MH, AH, A, AC, B, BS, CA, C, DW, ET, FF, FC, IT, LF, MD, OL, OW, TS, SF, EF, EO, F, MS

Jericho Community

Charteris Centre, Harry Miller Hall, 138 Pleasance (side door), Edinburgh EH8 9RR
Sunday: 9:15am-12pm (9.15, sandwiches & coffee; 11.00, hot meal) ; Jericho Community welcomes you! Open Christmas Day. CODES: FF

Kagyu Samye Dzong Glasgow

The Tibetan Buddhist Centre, 7 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6DR
0141 332 9950,
Saturday: 11am-12:30pm; Sunday: 6pm-7:30pm; Tibetan Buddhist group that provides food to anyone in need three times a week. Part of the Glasgow Soup Kitchen group. CODES: FF

Missionaries of Charity (Hopetoun Cres)

18 Hopetoun Crescent, Edinburgh EH7 4AY
0131 557 8219
Sunday-Wednesday: 4pm-4:30pm; Friday: 4pm-4:30pm; Ninety per cent of residents are over 40. Ring or drop in 24 hours a day. Not step-free. CODES: FF

Niddry St Wellbeing Centre (Salvation Army)

25 Niddry Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LG
0131 523 1060,
Monday-Friday: 9am-1pm Cafe; Monday: 1pm-3pm Sally's WOW Group (Women only); Monday: 9am-1pm Parish nurse; Tuesday: 11am-12pm Here and Now (wellbeing); Thursday: 1pm-2pm Here and Now (wellbeing); Thursday: 2pm-3pm Move Breathe Relax (yoga & mindfulness); Cafe space, various activities, shower facilities, one-to-one support, psychosocial group, crisis intervention. CODES: AD, BA, BS, BE, CL, FF, F, L, MS

Queen's Park Govanhill Parish Church

170 Queen's Drive, Glasgow G42 8QZ
0141 423 3654,
Tuesday & Wednesday: 10am-1:30pm (low-cost meal – 28 Daisey St, G42 8JL) ; Thursday: 10am-12pm (food bank - 170 Queens Dr); Saturday: 5pm-6pm (free food - 170 Queens Dr); Church where everyone is someone and everyone is valued regardless of past, or present situation, where self-belief is nurtured and where everyone is loved unconditionally. CODES: FF, F, SF

Social Bite (Rose Sreet)

131 Rose Street, Edinburgh EH2 3DT
0131 220 8206,
Monday-Friday: 8am-11am (free breakfast); Monday, Thursday, Friday: 3:30pm-5pm (free food); Tuesday: 4pm-5:30pm (mixed supper); Wednesday: 4pm-5:30pm (women's supper); Every single penny of Social Bite's profits are donated to good causes. One in four of its team is formerly homeless. Suspended items are bought by customers for homeless people. CODES: FF

Social Bite (Shandwick Place)

89 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh EH2 3DT
0131 220 8206,
Monday-Friday: 8am-11am (free breakfast); Monday: 3pm-5pm (mixed supper @ St Vesta); Wednesday: 3:30pm-5pm (free food); Every single penny of Social Bite's profits are donated to good causes. One in four of its team is formerly homeless. Suspended items are bought by customers for homeless people. CODES: FF

Social Bite (St Vincent Street)

103 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5EA
0131 220 8206,
Monday-Friday: 8am-11am (free breakfast); Tuesday-Thursday: 3:30pm-5pm (free food); Monday: 4pm-5:30pm (mixed supper); Tuesday: 5pm-6:30pm (women's supper); Friday: 4pm-5:30pm (mixed supper); Every single penny of Social Bite's profits are donated to good causes. One in four of its team is formerly homeless. Suspended items are bought by customers for homeless people. CODES: FF

Social Bite (Union Street)

516 Union Street, Aberdeen AB10 1TT
0131 220 8206,
Monday-Friday: 8am-11am (free breakfast); Monday, Thursday, Friday: 2pm-3pm (free food); Tuesday & Wednesday: 4pm-5:30pm (mixed supper); Every single penny of Social Bite's profits are donated to good causes. One in four of its team is formerly homeless. Suspended items are bought by customers for homeless people. CODES: FF

Souper Saturday

Old Saint Paul's Church, 67 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DH
07955 274058,
Saturday: 8:15am-2pm (Old St Paul's Ch, 67 Jeffrey St); A faith neutral food and social service in Edinburgh. They offer free breakfast, lunch, sandwiches, coffee and conversation every Saturday. Their porridge is legendary! Email: CODES: FF

St Columba's Church (The Shiloh)

St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2
Sunday: 7:30pm-9pm; CODES: FF

St Patrick's Church

North Street, Glasgow G3 7DA
0141 221 3579,
Thursday & Sunday: 8pm-9pm; Soup kitchen. CODES: FF

The Salvation Army (East Adam Street)

1 East Adam Street, Edinburgh EH8 9TF
0131 667 4313,
Friday: 12:30pm-12:30pm (fortnightly lunch club); Wednesday: 7pm-9:15pm (choir & band practice); Thursday: 10am-1pm (debt & employability drop-in); Friendly church. Weekly job club and fortnightly lunch club - call for details. CODES: AH, A, BA, CL, ET, FF, F, SF

Woodlands Community Cafe

Fred Paton Centre, 19 Carrington Street, Glasgow G4 9AJ
0141 332 2656
A three-course vegetarian and vegan meal is served at 6pm - you pay what you decide. CODES: AH, F, BA, FF, LA, MD


Huggard Centre, Huggard Buildings, Hansen Street, Cardiff CF10 5NQ
Monday-Sunday: 8:30am-7:30pm (day centre); Day centre and allied hostel for persons who are homeless or suffering from psychological or physical infirmity or who by for reason of adverse circumstances are thereby in need of help. CODES: AH, AD, A, BA, BS, BE, CL, C, DA, DT, DW, ET, FF, MS, NE, OL, OW, TS

Birmingham Churches Winter Night Shelter

01 January to 30 April
Monday-Sunday: 7pm-8am; Community of churches, organisations and individuals who provide hospitality, food and a bed for the night to up to 12 homeless men in Birmingham. Access is through referrals made by Sifa Fireside ( only. CODES: AH, BE, FF, FC, LF

Centrepoint Streets Project

The Warehouse 26R, Carters Green, West Bromwich B70 9LW
0871 717 7284, http://
Monday-Thursday: 10am-4pm; Support services for young people, asylum seekers and refugees, homeless and disadvantaged people. Soup kitchen and respite centre. CODES: AH, AD, CL, DA, FF, F

The Glebe Centre

Wednesbury Road, Walsall, Birmingham WS1 3RU
01922 625687,
Monday-Friday: 10am-2pm Alcohol Drinking Lounge 10am-3pm. ; The Glebe Centre is a multifunctional hub from where a variety of services are delivered that support vulnerable adults in Walsall. CODES: MH, AH, BA, BS, BE, CL, DT, ET, FF, F, IT, NE, SH

The Leaf Network

0844 586 5710,
Saturday: 6:30pm-7pm (outside Waterstone’s, corner of High St and New St, nr Bullring); Food and drink from a group of Muslims organisations (Islamic Society of Britain, Plain Islam, The Leaf Network and Unity FM) serving everyone in society. CODES: FF

Who is Hussain Birmingham

Tuesday: 7:30pm-8:30pm (hot meal, drinks, tea/coffee, biscuits, toiletries outside Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Sq); Friday: 6:30pm-8pm (hot meal, drinks, tea/coffee, biscuits, clothing at SIFA Fireside, 48–52 Allcock St) ; We aim to inspire people through the timeless example of Hussain to give back in their local communities. This is a free food service for the displaced and a safe place for a chat. CODES: CL, FF

East Coast Homeless Outreach

80 Cleethorpe Rd, Grimsby DN31 3EH
07453 872940, http://
Saturday: 6:30pm-10pm (under the flyover); Tea, coffee. Hot stew, curry, fish, casseroles. Cold sandwiches. Everyone is given a food parcel of bread, cakes, chocs, sandwiches, pies - whatever has been donated! Plus there's a raffle for fun. CODES: FF

Selby Street Mission

Selby Street, Hull HU3 3PT
O1482 442461, http://
Monday: 10am-12pm (clothes bank); Tuesday: 11am-1pm (lunch); Wednesday: 11am-2pm (addiction recovery group); Friday: 10am-2pm (Create arts group, with shared lunch) ; Sunday: 10:30am-12pm (informal service, with breakfast); Serves the local community, demonstating Christ?s love in practical ways, feeding the hungry and helping people to be free of addiction and debt. CODES: AC, BA, BS, CL, DA, FF, F

Crisis Centre Ministries

32 Stapleton Road, Bristol BS5 0QY
0117 3301230,
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 10am-3pm (Wild Goose Cafe); Sunday-Friday: 8pm-9:45pm (Wild Goose Cafe); Tuesday: 10am-1pm (Wild Goose Cafe); Tuesday & Wednesday: 1:30pm-4pm (LITE course); Tuesday: 1pm-4pm (wet clinic); Wednesday & Sunday: 10pm-8am (SoH night shelter); Bringing God's grace and healing love to people with life-disrupting problems. Life skills and Initial Training for Employment course. Spring of Hope, Bristol's only women-only night shelter; 12 spaces, self-referral. Contact them for details of their Monday and Friday food bank. CODES: MH, AH, A, BA, CL, C, DW, ET, FF, MS, TS, LA

St Petrock's

10 Cathedral Yard, Exeter EX1 1HJ
01392 422396,
Monday-Friday: 9am-1pm (drop-in); Wednesday & Friday: 10am-12pm (mental health practitioner); Tuesday & Thursday: 2pm-4pm (probation, housing, jobs etc); Monday: 2pm-4pm (women's group); Monday & Thursday: 9am-12pm podiatrist Monday, nurse Thursday); Tuesday: 11am-1pm (alternative healing); CODES: MH, AH, A, AC, BA, BS, BE, CA, CL, C, DA, DW, ET, FF, F, FC, IT, L, MS, MD, OL, SH, TS, LA, EF, EO

Aylesbury Homeless Action Group

2 Rickfords Hill, Aylesbury HP20 2RX
01296 435026,
Monday & Wednesday: 12pm-2pm (drop-in) ; AHAG's aims and objectives are to relieve hardship, need and distress. Support and advice for anyone 18+ who is homeless or inadequately housed. Drop in for showers, washing facilities, newspapers and refreshments. Please make appointment for one-to-one support, help with education, CVs, employment etc. Phone or email CODES: AH, AD, BA, BS, DA, DT, ET, FF, IT, L, MS, OL, SH, TS, EF, EO

Beacon House Ministries

90-91 East Hill, Colchester, Essex CO1 2QN
01206 761960,
Monday-Sunday: 10am-2pm (medical clinic, café, laundry, showers; barber on Tuesday); Practical help and medical care, occupational therapies, personal development and health awareness, working in co-operation with other services. Raises awareness of the needs experienced by vulnerable people to community groups. CODES: AH, AD, AC, B, BA, BS, BE, CA, CL, DA, FF, FC, IT, L, MS, TS, EF, EO, LF

Catalyst Night Shelter (Havering)

Sennen Cottage, Ockendon Road, Upminster, Essex RM14 2DN
07894 448729, 07527 192161, http://
01 January to 31 December
Monday-Sunday: 7:30pm-7:30am; Wednesday: 10:30am-12:30pm (drop-in); Night shelter, multi-agency working and referrals. Three supported living properties and a residential recovery programme. Self- and agency-referrals, inc prison & probation services. Connection to LB Havering. CODES: MH, AH, AD, A, BA, BS, BE, DA, DW, ET, FF, LS, OL, OW, TS, EF, EO

Church Winter Night Shelters (Southend)

Various churches in Southend
7866740065, http://
23 November to 15 March
Monday-Sunday: 7:30pm-8:30am (contact for venue information); A group of 7 churches opens their doors so rough sleepers have somewhere warm and welcoming to attend during the four coldest months of the year. CODES: FF

Methodist Action North West Ltd

Howick House, Howick Park Avenue, Penwortham, Preston PR1 0LS
01772 751000,
Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm (office); Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm (‘A Place to Live’ team - ring 01772 751245 for more info on accommodation); Supports homeless and disadvantaged people across Lancashire by providing good quality affordable homes, and developing their skills, confidence and independence. CODES: AH, BA, BS, BE, CL, C, DA, ET, FF, F, IT, L, OL, OW, TS, EF, EO


48 Buchanan St, Blackpool FY1 3LQ
01253 294477; 01253 291038 night,
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 1pm-3:30pm (drop-in); Tuesday: 1pm-3pm (counselling); Wednesday & Thursday: 3:30pm-6pm (life skills); Friday: 9am-4pm (counselling); Saturday: 2pm-5pm (cook & eat); Monday-Sunday: 7pm-9am (night shelter, St John's Walk); Day centre and night shelter which is open all year. Shelter and support for young people 16?25. CODES: MH, AH, AD, A, AC, B, BA, BS, BE, CA, CL, C, DA, DW, ET, FF, F, FC, IT, L, LF, MS, NE, OL, SH, TS

The Mustard Tree

110 Oldham Road, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6AG
0161 228 7331,
Monday-Wednesday: 10am-4pm; Friday & Saturday: 10am-4pm; Support for homeless and marginalised people across Greater Manchester. They work with those who are facing barriers to employment, education, good health outcomes, secure housing, social integration and financial integration, by seeking to tackle the causes and consequences of poverty. CODES: MH, AH, AD, AC, BE, CA, CL, C, ET, FF, MD, TS, LF

Access Community Trust

28 Gordon Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk NR32 1NL
01502 527200,
Monday & Thursday: 9am-8pm; Saturday & Sunday: 9am-3pm; Tuesday: 9am-4pm (10am–2pm – Samaritans drop-in); Wednesday: 9am-4pm (2pm–4pm – dual diagnosis team drop-in) ; Friday: 9am-4pm; Provides support with housing, health, wellbeing and education and employment. Wide range of services. CODES: MH, AH, AD, A, AC, BA, BS, BE, CA, CL, C, DA, DW, ET, FF, F, FC, IT, L, MD, OL, OW, SH, TS, LF

Prebend Day Centre

12-14 Prebend Street, Bedford MK40 1QW
01234 365955,
Monday-Sunday: 8:30am-12:30pm; CODES: MH, AH, AD, A, AC, B, BA, BS, BE, CA, CL, C, DA, DT, DW, FF, F, FC, IT, L, LF, LS, MS, OL, OW, SH, TS, LA, EF, EO

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