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New day centre opens for homeless people in Preston

Posted on - 20th December, 2022 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Preston City Centre, Preston News
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Foxton Day Centre in Fox Street

The Foxton Centre has opened a new day centre for homeless people in Preston.

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Foxton Day Centre is located at the site of the former Fox Street night shelter in the Central Methodist Church.

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Following the recent opening of a new emergency accommodation centre, the centre is developing and improving the capacity of the city to support people in need.

The centre’s drop in facilities will offer practical facilities, support and warmth. It will open initially on Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Read more: George’s Kitchen launches in Preston City Centre offering free hot meals

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The centre has been designed with the support of donations from local companies.

A further phase of development will see the addition of a medical room and access for people with disabilities.

Use of the centre by other agencies and organisations that support homeless people will be encouraged.

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