Organisations, community groups, businesses, events and individuals that are offering warm spaces to those struggling with the cost of living crisis can be found below.
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Find a warm space near you
Warm Welcome Spaces come in all different shapes and sizes, from a homework club in a local church, to over an over 65s community centre drop-in and library co-working desks.
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You can also search the map at WarmSpaces.org to find warm spaces across the UK. Warm spaces owners/organisers can register and have their facility added to the map.
Warm spaces in Charnwood
Thorpe Acre Church Coffee Morning and Warm Space
Thorpe Acre Community Association and All Saints’ Church, Thorpe Acre Rd, Loughborough LE11 4LF
Date/Time: Fridays 10am until 2pm
What's on offer: Refreshments and Cake until 12pm, soup and a roll from noon at £1.50. Free Wi-fi. Child friendly.
Address: 39 Frederick Street, Loughborough LE11 3BH
Date/Time: Wednesdays and Fridays 10am until 3pm
What’s on offer: Free hot refreshments and friendly company. Our heating is on - come in and be together.
John Storer Charnwood
Address: John Storer House, Wards End, Loughborough, LE11 3HA
Date/Time: Monday to Saturday 10am until 2pm
What’s on offer: Friendly community cafe where people can leisurely enjoy affordable snacks, drinks and meals.
Warm Hub at Sacred Heart Church, Loughborough
Address: Sacred Heart Church, 203 Park Road, Loughborough, LE11 2HJ
Date/Time: Open every Tuesday until the end of March 2023 between 10am and 2pm. The same provision will be at Good Shepherd Church (Park Road, Loughborough, LE11 2HJ) every Thursday from November 10.
What’s on offer: We will be providing hot drinks, biscuits and snacks during the opening hours and a bowl of soup with a bread roll at lunchtime. We will also have a selection of games available e.g. draughts, cards, Connect 4, etc.
PACE & New Springs
Date/Time: Tuesday’s 12.30pm until 5pm; Thursday’s 11am until 2pm
What’s on offer: Soup, roll, cake and drink for a small charge. The community shop is also open where a guest can pay £3 for 12 items.
Winter hamper and shop through the AOK5000 project - one per household received via application only.
Loughborough Wellbeing Centre
Address: Loughborough Wellbeing Centre, Ground Floor, Asha House, 63 Woodgate, Loughborough, LE11 2TZ
Facebook: www.facebook.com/loughboroughwellbeingcentre and www.facebook.com/Loughboroughwellbeing
- Monday - Board Games Group 11-1pm, Crisis Cafe 5-11pm (last entry 10.30pm)
- Tuesday - Yoga 10-11am, Calm Cafe 11-1pm, All Ladies Stitching Group 2-4pm
- Wednesday - Carers Support Group 10.30am-12.30pm, Live Well & Dance with Parkinsons 10.30-11.45am, Wellbeing Cafe 1-3pm
- Thursday - New activities to be announced shortly
- Friday - Veterans Wellbeing Hub 10am-1pm, Crisis Cafe 5-11pm (last entry 10.30pm)
What we offer: We offer a range of supportive activities in a warm, safe space to support people's mental health and wellbeing.
Address: Altogether Place, 72 Warwick Way, Loughborough, LE11 4UG
Date/Time: Weekly. Wednesday 10.30am to 12.30pm
What’s on offer: A warm space for 2 hours each week. Mug of soup and bread roll. Blankets and warm clothing (subject to availability) for people to take home.
Falcon Support Services
Address: 27-31 Pinfold Gate, Loughborough, LE11 1BE
What’s on offer: We offer support in areas such as; registering at GP/opticians/dentist, applying for benefits, support with gaining a bank account, referral to supporting agencies, completing homeless applications, completing housing applications and much more.
Clients can use our space just for somewhere to be warm, they can use our washing machine/dryer/shower, we do have clothing that we can issue if and when needed as well as toiletries. We also offer food parcels.
We provide cooked meals for a £1 charge. We provide a cooked breakfast and lunch Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Cereal and toast every day.
Service users can use our washing machine, shower, electric, computer.
We offer support and advice to anyone; this can be completing outside referrals to other services that we feel would benefit the client or something as small as reading a letter to give them more of an understanding.
Clients can use our computer to log in to their UC journal or to just keep in touch with family.
Woodhouse Eaves Village Hall – Winter Warmers
Address: Main Street, Woodhouse Eaves
Contact; 07739 808871
Date/Time: Tuesday afternoons starting from January 10, 2023 - 2-5pm
What’s on offer: Woodhouse Parish Council, the Good Neighbour Scheme and W.I invite you to the Warm Hub at the Village Hall for hot drinks and biscuits and a chance to keep warm and have a natter. You can even bring along a board game.
Mountsorrel Mug and Mingle
Address: Parish Rooms, 2a Little Lane, off Leicester Road LE12 7BH
Contact 0116 4422979 / 07979031673
Date/Time: Wednesdays and Saturdays 11am – 2pm
What’s on offer: Mug and mingle free to everyone join us for beverages, biscuits, soup and also access to wifi.
Loughborough Baptist Church
Address: Baxter Gate, Loughborough LE11 1TG
Contact: 07811 860640
Date/Time: Mondays 10.30am – 1.30pm, No charge
What’s on offer: Warm Space for people needing a place to feel warm, safe, have a hot drink, toast, rest in a comfortable environment, chat if you like, play board games if you like.
Beacon Christian Centre
Address: 294 Park Drive, Loughborough,LE11 2HL
Contact: 07842 000380
Date/Time: Beginning from Friday January 6, 2023 opening times will be: Tuesdays 12pm to 5.30pm - Fridays 12pm to 5.30pm
What’s on offer: Warm Space with hot drinks, warm food and an area for parents and children.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Address: Thorpe Hill, Alan Moss Road, Loughborough, LE11 4SQ
Contact: 01509 558211
Date/Time: Tuesdays 11am – 3pm Free, everyone welcome, no charge
What’s on offer: Warm space, simple food (hot drink, biscuits, soup and roll). We have free wifi and will have some simple activities available such as board games.
Last updated: Mon 27th February, 2023 @ 15:53