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Cafe from Crisis

Cafe to end homelessness. Our cafes serve delicious food and drink and provide training opportunities for people experiencing homelessness.

Cafe to end homelessness

Cafes from Crisis serve delicious, healthy, homemade food and great coffee all at good value for money. Our cafes also offer training opportunities for people experiencing homelessness that are looking to get into employment.

The training programme covers front of house, barista training and back of house. We also offer opportunities to take part in special catering events and can refer our trainees to work. Meanwhile, people in the local communities local to our cafes can eat and drink with us knowing that every purchase they make will help end homelessness.  

Crisis has partnered with Volcano Coffee Works to create an ethically sourced and unique coffee to be sold in cafés and shops across the UK. The partnership will also provide an extension of our retail and café traineeship that offers employment training and opportunities to our members to help them into work.

Crisis Coffee is sold in each of our cafes, through high street and online retailers to raise vital funds for our work. We hope that supporters and partners of Crisis will purchase the coffee and help do a little good whilst drinking a brew.
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Find your nearest Cafe from Crisis


Address: Cafe from Crisis, 64 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 8am-3pm

Tel: 020 7426 5681

Email: cafe.london@crisis.org.uk

Trains: Aldgate East and Liverpool Street

Our cafe

Our first ever cafe opened in August 2004. Located at Crisis HQ in the heart of east London on the vibrant Commercial Street, just a stone’s throw away from Spitalfields and Brick Lane.

We have another Cafe in London in our Finsbury Park Shop.

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Address: City House, 1-3 City Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 2AF

Opening hours: Monday - Thursday 8.30am-3.30pm, Friday 8am-3pm

Tel: 0191 453 7119

Email: cafe.newcastle@crisis.org.uk

Trains: Manors and Newcastle

Our cafe

Our cafe in Newcastle serves amazing food prepared by our trainees in a great location near to the quayside. The cafe also provides external catering and the option to hire the venue for your own event!

Venue hire

If you are looking for a venue, you can hire out the cafe space from 4.00pm Monday to Friday, Saturdays and Sundays.

External catering

We can provide outside catering for your business or event for up to 60 people with prices ranging from £2.75 to £7.95 per person.

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Address: 40 George Street, Oxford, OX1 2AQ

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 8.00am-3.30pm

Tel: 01865 263 972

Email: cafe.oxford@crisis.org.uk

Trains: Oxford

Our cafe

Our Café, located in vibrant George Street, is famous for its all day fireman’s breakfast and serves a wide range of freshly prepared food and drinks all day.

Venue hire

Our cafe is available for hire in the evenings and at weekends. It can hold up to 70 people seated. Please get in touch to discuss hiring the cafe. 

External catering

We can provide external catering and delivery for both breakfast and lunches. Please get in touch to request our menu and book your catering!

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