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The Upper Room (St Saviour's )

The Upper Room (St Saviour's )

Charity information

The Upper Room (St Saviour's )

The Upper Room began as a simple soup kitchen in 1990 but it now runs three inter-linked projects which focus on giving the homeless and the marginalised the skills and tools they need to improve their lives and become economically independent. All our services are delivered for free.

Founded 1990

  • Mission statement

    Our Mission is to support socially and economically disadvantaged people across London, including the homeless, ex-offenders and destitute migrants, helping them become productive members of society by improving their employability and life chances in general. By improving the lives of disadvantaged people we also generate social benefits associated with fewer victims of crime and reduced homelessness for communities.

  • Aims

    The Upper Room (St Saviour's ) aims to:

    • UR4Meals aims to alleviate poverty by providing evening meals to 100-120 people, as well as providing clothing, bedding, volunteer opportunities, support with health and housing and onward referrals.
    • UR4Driving is an innovative project which aims to break the cycle of re-offending and long term unemployment among ex-offenders by giving them the requisite motivation and employability skills.
    • UR4Jobs aims to break the circuit of unemployability and homelessness by providing personalised support and entry-level skills training to economic migrants to help them become job ready.
  • Overview

    Established: December 1990

    Registered Charity Number: 1004354

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 380

    Phone number: 020 8740 5688

    Address: St Saviour Wendell Park Church, Cobbold Road, London W12 9LN

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
  • UR4Meals - feeding the homeless

    UR4Meals serves more than 26,000 hot meals and 5,000 take-aways every year to homeless and... More
  • UR4Driving

    UR4Driving is a new venture which aims to reduce recidivism, improve the life/social skill... More