St. Vincent’s Centre Newcastle
St Vincent’s Centre Newcastle is part of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society (SVP), offering support to the local community. They have a range of community groups and activities during the week, which include:
- Free hot meals on Tuesdays 11am to 1pm. Meals are cooked by volunteers. Also called Vinnie’s Lunch
- Warm Space: Winter Wellbeing Hub: a free welcoming place to spend time with: hot drinks, work stations for agile working and toilets. See opening times below for when you can use the warm space
- Things to do: wellbeing sessions, such as arts and crafts, breaking bread
- ChitChat Cafe ladies’ group
- Monthly SVP walking group
- Pie and Poetry Men’s group
- Art programme
- Knit and Natter group
- Dementia Group on the last Monday of the month 2pm to 4pm. Free activities, socialising and refreshments. All welcome
- Pop-up community market, every Thursday with a warm space with some free or cheap items. Clothes and shoes available from £1. Any 12 grocery items for £5. There’s a tombola, hot drinks, soup and snacks. 12.30pm to 3.30pm
- Emergency food parcels and essential items, Wednesday to Monday 10am to 12pm
- Clothing Support Service
They run Newcastle Deaf Centre and support services for people in need. The SVP Deaf Centre is a warm space on Wednesdays between 9am to 3pm.
You can donate food and clothes in person, to help them with their work. Monday and Friday. Or use their donation bank, in the parking lot at the back of the Centre. Contact them to donate money or donate online on their Just Giving Page.