Helping homeless and badly housed people in Rugby
  What is Hope4?
Hope4 is a local charity for helping homeless and badly-off people in Rugby. It runs the Hope Centre, Hope4U, the Winter Shelter, and supports the Rugby Foodbank.
  The Hope Centre

The Hope Centre is a day-centre for referred homeless guests, at the top floor of 46A Church St, Rugby, CV21 3PT.
Telephone number 01788 572456
Map of Hope Centre location

Opening times:

  • Mondays to Fridays: 11am to 2pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 11am
  • Sunday: 1pm to 4pm

Note that it is not a Drop-in Centre. The Referral Procedure can be downloaded here

  Rugby Foodbank
Rugby Foodbank opened March 2012, in association with the Trussell Trust.
For more details please see the Rugby Foodbank web site
This project is seeded by the Trussell Trust and comes under the Hope4 charity, and gives the work of Hope4 a wider remit.

Hope4U is Hope4's 'Food Ministry' and provides free food and drinks three times a week at St. Andrew's Church, Rugby.
Map of Hope4U location

Opening times:

  • Monday - 18:00 - 19:00
  • Wednesday- 18:00 - 19:00
  • Friday- 18:00 - 18.45 (Note earlier closing time)

  Winter Shelter

Churches throughout Rugby will be opening the Winter Shelter again this year: from December 2014 to March 2015

2014/2015 Winter Shelter venues

  Twitter and Facebook
You can follow Hope4 on Twitter - the Twitter feed is called 'Hope4_Rugby'. Click here to go to Twitter
Hope4 are on Facebook: Click here to go to the Hope4 page
  News and Media Releases

The new Hope Centre at 8 Newbold Road: building work in progress

Photographs of the new Hope Centre are now available on Picasa:

New Hope Centre, 8th Jan 2015
Decorating at new Hope Centre 22nd Jan 2015

The Hope 4 Rugby Ltd Directors' Report for the year 2013 - 2014

The Hope4 Director's report for the year 2013 to 2014 is now available. For more details, please see :-

Hope4 Director's Report 2013/2014

Something to celebrate: churches and communities mobilise to help rough sleepers

Local church and community volunteers are responding to rising homelessness in their communities, and people are being helped off the streets as a result of winter shelters such as the one run in Rugby by Hope 4.

These are the findings of the Housing Justice Coalition's Night Shelter Impact Report for 2013/14.

For more details, please see the media release on this:-

Hope4 Winter Shelter Media Release 10th November 2014

Hope4 Newsletter for August 2014

The newsletter for Hope4 for August 2014 is now available for download: Hope4 August 2014 Newsletter

Leaflet for the new Hope Centre

Hope4 is fund-raising to complete the payment on the new Hope Centre and to raise money to refurbish it and for the running costs. Please see the leaflet:

Hope4 Fundraising Leaflet

This leaflet will be distributed around the town and library and sent to donors, churches, events etc.
Hope4 is a registered company, Hope4 (Rugby) Ltd, and a registered charity: number 1126487, registered at The Hope Centre, 46A Church St. Rugby, CV21 3PT.