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Bury Drop In

Coronavirus Support

Although we have not been able to run our face-to-face sessions since April 2020, we have been able to provide alternative services to our guests including:
 

  • a text and call service to keep in regular contact with our guests
  • preparation and delivery of hot food twice a week
  • donations of essential items including white goods
  • emergency referrals for food vouchers  
General Details

Bury Drop In aims to provide a safe place for the homeless and those with housing needs in Bury St Edmunds. We provide warm food, friendship, and introductions to various local agencies and support groups ranging from health to housing.   Launched in September 2015, we are a registered charity. ​Since starting out, the number of guests attending Bury Drop In has grown from around 5 guests to 60 guests per a session.  In October 2018, we launched an alternative giving campaign called “Looking for Change" in Bury St Edmunds. This encourages people to help the homeless by text or online donations. This campaign welcomes backing from a number of partners including West Suffolk Council, Our Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk Police and Bury St Edmunds Town Council.   Due to the success of our campaign, we teamed up with the Newmarket InterFaith Forum to launch the Looking For Change alternative giving campaign in Newmarket in March 2019. While we are a Christian-based organisation, our services are open to all​

Who to contact

Name
Di Ruddock
Position
Charity Secretary & Volunteer Co-ordinator
Email
theburydropin@btconnect.com
Website
http://www.burydropin.org
Social Media
 Like us on Facebook

Where to go

Name
Trinity Methodist Church
Address
Brentgovel Street
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
Postcode
IP33 1EB
Area served
Bury St Edmunds
Parking details
Public car parks in Bury St Edmunds or park on street where allowed

Days & Times

Each Tuesday and Friday
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session Information
11am until 2pm

Other details

Referral required?
No
Age Groups
Adults
Accessibility
Lift, Adapted Toilet
Last Updated
01/03/2021

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