You're invited to Crisis at Christmas

Guests enjoying Crisis at Christmas

Our Christmas centres are safe, warm and lively places run by caring and friendly volunteers. This year we have centres in Birmingham, Coventry, Edinburgh, London and Newcastle.

Over Christmas you can enjoy hot food and discover loads of fun activities. You can get health care, advice, learn new skills, be entertained and much, much more.

We look forward to seeing you.

Crisis at Christmas Birmingham

You're invited10am – 4pm on Sunday 25 December

Our Crisis at Christmas Day Centre is a safe, warm and welcoming place to spend Christmas Day. You can enjoy fun activities, entertainment and Christmas food provided by our fantastic volunteers. 

Our Day Centre opens from 10am – 4pm on Sunday, 25 December. We can pick you up in a minibus from several places in the city.

We also have some pre-Christmas treats for you on Monday 19, Tuesday 20 and Thursday 22 December including yoga, massage, barbering, hairdressing and more.

For more information download the Crisis at Christmas Birmingham leaflet or call 0121 348 7950.

Crisis at Christmas Coventry

You're invited9am – 4pm on Sunday 25 December

Our Crisis at Christmas Day Centre provides Christmas food and entertainment plus lots of space to simply relax, watch a film, do a puzzle and make friends too.

Our Day Centre opens from 9am – 4pm on Sunday, 25 December. We can pick you up in a minibus from several places throughout the city. Between 19 and 23 December we will be providing a range of services for you. These include haircuts, beauty treatments and physiotherapy.

For more information download the Crisis at Christmas Coventry leaflet, call 0247 708 7415 or email

Crisis at Christmas in Edinburgh

You're invited8am – 8pm on 25 - 26 December 

South Side Community Centre, 117 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9ER

Our team of cheery volunteers are ready to make this the best Crisis at Christmas yet. As well as good company, food, entertainment, art and other creative activities for you to enjoy, there’ll be, hairdressing, massage and foot care services on offer.

You can also find out how Crisis can help you all year round.

Free transport: Our pick-up service will run from the bottom of Leith Walk, between 8 – 10am and 12noon – 2pm on both days, and will take you straight to the venue. To find out about getting to the venue from other areas of Edinburgh please call 0131 209 7731.

Crisis at Christmas is free and open to homeless people aged 18 and over.

For more information download the Crisis at Christmas Edinburgh leaflet. or call 0131 209 7714.

Crisis at Christmas London

You're invited23 - 29 December, various locations across London

Crisis at Christmas day centres are in North, West, South, East and South East London. All of our centres are in colleges, academies and schools with excellent facilities. They help us make a relaxed and cheery environment. 

Day centres will be open from 12noon on Friday 23 December. The day centres will close at 9pm on Thursday 29 December. Opening hours between these times are 9am to 9pm.

You're invited leaflet

Download the Crisis at Christmas London leaflets below for more information and the addresses for each centre. 

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You're invited poster

You can also download a poster which features all of the above languages.

Crisis at Christmas in Newcastle

Spend your Christmas with Crisis25 - 26 December 10am to 6pm

Blackfriars Hall, New Bridge Street, Newcastle NE1 2TQ

Both days will be packed with festive cheer and activities. Everything is free and open to all homeless or vulnerably housed people aged 16 or over.

A free pick up service will be operating on both days. 

For more information drop in to Crisis Skylight Newcastle or call 0191 222 0622 and ask for one of the Christmas Team.

Download the Crisis at Christmas Newcastle leaflet for more information.

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