Emergency Help & Advice
Hot Food and Clothing
Most day centres have some element of open access, and many combine this with more structured support particularly focusing on homeless individuals but also supporting those with chaotic and unstable accommodation.
Day centres open welcome restbite and access to vital services which may include things like: hot breakfast and lunch, showers, laundry, clothing, a quiet room, hairdressing, GPs, mental health care, a mental health team, podiatrist, optician, pastoral care, befriending. They also often provide advice on how to access: night shelters, hostels, benefits, identification documents, form filling, debt counselling, entitlements, finding appropriate help.
For general advice visit http://england.shelter.org.uk/ or contact the free Shelter Helpline on 0808 800 4444
Restore Northampton - Hot Food
Unit G3 Nene Enterprise Centre
Offering hot food and drinks to people on the streets of Northampton on weekly basis every Thursday night 8-10pm. Tel: 01604 716323 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Midland Langar Seva Society - Hot Food and Clothes
A mobile Sikh kitchen serves free hot meals to homeless people. Types of food on offer inlcude Curry and Rice, Chips, Coffee, Tea, Biscuits, Cakes and Fruit. They also give out free clothing, hats, scarfs and gloves (Depending on donations)
Northampton: Abington Street - 6pm - 7pm
Kettering: High Street - 5pm - 6.30pm
Hope Centre - Clothes Bank
35-37 Campbell Street
Eligibility: To purchase clothes- everyone and free clothing on a referral from Bromford Support
Clothes store at the Hope Centre, open to everyone. 20p for trousers, t-shirts, shirts, jackets, skirts, jeans. Underwear is free. Only able to purchase one item a day. Opme Monday to Friday 10am to 11am. Telephone number 0845 5199371. If you are a Bromford Support Customer please speak to your advisor. Everyone else please attend at open times stated.