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Join us and enjoy Christmas with Crisis in London

23 - 29 December 2017

Why not spend Christmas with Crisis?

At our day centres you'll find food, good cheer and great company. You can take part in fun and relaxing activities and get one-to-one advice to help you find your way out of homelessness.

We support people facing homelessness throughout the year. To find out more about joining us this Christmas and the help we offer go to Get help.

Our day centres in North, West, South and East London. See below for addresses and maps.

Centres are open:

  • Saturday 23 December, 11am – 9pm
  • Sunday 24 – Friday 29 December, 9am – 9pm

Minibuses to our day centres collect guests from pick-up points around London (see maps).

Pick-up times (from point one on each route):

23 December
First pick-up 11am. Last pick-up 3pm.

24 – 29 December
First pick-up 9am. Last pick-up 12noon.

You should not have to wait more than an hour for a bus. Please make your own way to the centre if you can.

Crisis Christmas day centres are safe, warm and lively places run by caring and friendly volunteers. For seven days you can enjoy warm meals and discover fun activities including:

  • arts and crafts
  • clothing repair
  • healthcare, dentists and opticians
  • hairdressing
  • benefits, employment, housing and legal advice
  • library and Internet access
  • live music and entertainers
  • massage and physiotherapy
  • sports events
  • films and TV lounges.

Most of our guests (around 70 per cent) do not stay overnight. If you do not have anywhere to sleep please speak to a team leader at a day centre. We have some residential centres for people in the most urgent need.

North London Day Centre
Westminster Kingsway College
211 Gray’s Inn Road
London
WC1X 8RA

Pick-up route:

1. Outside Finsbury Park Station
2. Outside Kentish Town Jobcentre Plus

Pick-up times (from point one on each route):

23 December, first pick-up 11am, last pick-up 3pm.
24 – 29 December, first pick-up 9am, last pick-up 12noon.

West London Day Centre
Capital City Academy
Doyle Gardens
NW10 3ST

Guest entrance on Donnington Road

Pick-up route:

1. Victoria Station, near statue in Grosvenor Gardens
2. Chelsea Methodist Church, King’s Road
3. Kensington Aldridge Academy (former West London Day Centre), Silchester Road

Pick-up times (from point one on each route):

23 December, first pick-up 11am, last pick-up 3pm.
24 – 29 December, first pick-up 9am, last pick-up 12noon.

South London Day Centre
City of London Academy
Lynton Road
London
SE1 5LA

Pick-up route:

1. Corner of Jebb Avenue and Brixton Hill – near Brixton Prison
2. Near Waterloo Station – The park on the corner of Waterloo Road and Baylis Road

Pick-up times (from point one on each route):

23 December, first pick-up 11am, last pick-up 3pm.
24 – 29 December, first pick-up 9am, last pick-up 12noon.

East London Day Centre
The City Academy
Homerton Row
E9 6EA

Pick-up route:

1. Outside Stratford Picture House
2. Christ Church, Spitalfields (opposite Spitalfields Market)

Pick-up times (from point one on each route):

23 December, first pick-up 11am, last pick-up 3pm.
24 – 29 December, first pick-up 9am, last pick-up 12noon.

Leaflets

All the information on this page is available as a leaflet in pdf format for you to download and print out.