Whitechapel Mission

Contact details

Whitechapel Mission
212 Whitechapel Road
E1 1BJ

Public phone: 020 7247 8281

Email: mission@whitechapel.org.uk

Website URL: http://www.whitechapel.org.uk

General information

Service offered: Day centre for people who are homeless or in need. Referrals to emergency and longer term housing. Signposting to resettlement services and to mental health, alcohol and drugs services. Life skills centre offers support around everyday living, including basic skills classes. Showers, clothing store. Breakfast.

Target group: Homeless people and those in need.

Area served: Tower Hamlets, Hackney and neighbouring areas in the East End.

How to contact: Drop In (Limited during coronavirus pandemic. Please check website for up to date information), phone (020 7247 8281) or email.


Monday: 6am – 4pm

Tuesday: 6am – 4pm

Wednesday: 6am – 4pm

Thursday: 6am – 4pm

Friday: 6am – 4pm

Weekends: Sat and Sun 6am – 4pm

Office Hours: 7am – 4pm


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Level access to all services.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 227905

Year established: 1876

Staffing: 15 full time + volunteers.

Public transport: Opposite Whitechapel tube. Buses 25, 106, 205, 254.

Record last checked: 20 November 2023


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