Welcome to The Foxton Centre, Preston
The Foxton Centre, Preston has been working with rough sleepers, street sex workers, young people, people with alcohol abuse issues and other people in the community who need our support for over 40 years. We are currently running 12 different projects within Avenham & The City Centre.
2015 in numbers:
271 service users accesed our Centre
93 of those who accessed our Centre for the first time were rough sleeping
55 of those who accessed our Centre for the first time were sofa surfing
Community Cafe was open 208 times
9749 people have accessed the Community Cafe
1964 attendees were rough sleeping at the time of accessing
We completed 101 assertive outreach sessions
We contacted 347 individuals on assertive outreach
96 of those contacted were new to the service.
28 people accessed Job Club
13 people have moved on to employment/further education/volunteering opportunities.
Over the Christmas period we provided:
48 gifts to people who are homeless and/or vulnerably housed and in need
250 free meals
138 food parcels to people in desperate need.