Open Hands

The Open Hands Trust exists to make a powerful and lasting difference in the lives of those it serves, where every life is valued and compassion is given to and through people. They work with disadvantaged people and families, who come from varied backgrounds including alcohol and drug addictions, domestic violence, homeless men and women, asylum seekers, refugees and prostitutes.

Service Information

Services Offered

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Service Overview

Food, clothing, household items and furniture is available through a free weekly hot meal, food store and two morning drop-in sessions.
To refer an individual please email in order to request a session referral form and/or food store voucher.
The Trust delivers free English classes and a women’ self-esteem course throughout the year and offers mentoring and volunteering opportunities to those seeking to develop employability skills. The Trust also offers advice services through its Support Centre.

Who Is This Service For?

Anyone who is in need.

Contact Details

Opening Times

Tuesday9.30am - 12.30pm food store
Wednesday9.30am - 12.30pm food store
Thursday9.30am - 12.30pm food store

Referral Procedure

Referral Procedure

The Tuesday night meal at 7pm and the Tuesday and Thursday morning cafe within the drop in session are free to all.

In order to access the food store ,receive clothing, household items or furniture a referral is required. If you are an organisation, please email us on to get a referral form