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For people who are homeless, either sleeping rough on the streets or at risk of homelessness, life can be fraught with difficulty and danger.

Providence Row’s catering and bakery trainee schemes have been endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality, a fantastic acknowledgement of the quality of the training they provide to people affected by homelessness.
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.

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Our award-winning and Institute of Hospitality endorsed trainee schemes for homeless and vulnerably housed people are open to those currently experiencing mental health and substance misuse issues.

Who is it for?

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 Monday between 12 midday to 1pm.

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

Wednesdays 11am - 1pm


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

Blog Posts

Hello, my name is Annette and I started working at Providence Row in May this year as Enterprise and Training Coordinator. My last job was at a local authority supporting families that were furthest away from the labour market into employment.

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).