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For the second year in a row, Rise Bakery - Providence Row’s award-winning social enterprise - has picked up a coveted Great Taste Award.

Last Friday Providence Row hosted its first ever ‘Cook, Grow, Eat’ taster session for key workers from other organisations and potential trainees to get a taste of the accredited courses we run here at the centre (that’s a Level 1 in Horticulture and a Level 2 in Food Hygiene). 

by Sarah Halsey and Chris Bardo, our Art tutor

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Bobo has come a long way in a short time. Six months ago, he was homeless.

Once a year at our annual open evening Dellow Nights, our extremely talented art group get together to display a fantastic art exhibition.

Men's group takes place every Monday between 10am - 11.30pm.

Relaxation techniques can help clients attain a state of calmness and/or develop strategies to deal with stress.

We run sessions every Tuesday between 11.30am to 12.30pm.

We will be running specific sessions that can help to deal with anxiety, stress, and anger.

We offer a homeopathy service on Tuesday between 9.30am to 12.30pm.

Employability workshop to improve skills and support clients onto paid employment, volunteering and internship opportunities.

A women’s only group with different creative activities taking place each week, giving women a space to explore different ideas and build and develop their knowledge and skills.

Tuesday afternoons - 2 - 3.30pm

Join us as we watch a new film every week, each one chosen by our group.

Place and time

Activity Room 2

Wednesdays - 1.30.-4.30

Our creative workshops are designed to help clients improve their wellbeing through creative activites

Place and time

Art Room

Thursdays 11am - 1pm


Our Gardening Trainee Scheme, run by a professional landscape gardener, provides training and experience in horticulture.

‘Working on it’ is the perfect company volunteering opportunity to bring about lasting change for homeless people in East London!

We’re looking for volunteers from companies local to East London, to share their skills, develop their leadership capabilities and team build. 
To celebrate World Poetry Day 2015 our fantastic English group got together to write poems about things they could see in our beautiful garden. Here are some of them, along with pictures of the objects they have written about.

Meet Darren, a catering trainee at Providence Row.

In this film made by Sodexo he talks about his experiences of homelessness, how Providence Row has helped him and his hopes for the future.


News Items

Providence Row’s Catering Trainee Scheme has been named runner up at this year’s London Homeless Award 2015 in memory of Andy Ludlow receiving a prize of £15,000.
The awards recognise innovative and effective work that make a difference for homeless people.

Providence Row is launching a brand new Gardening Trainee Scheme for rough sleepers starting on Thursday 24 September 2015.

This week BBMV and homelessness charity Providence Row unveiled their brand new rooftop garden in East London.