The Porch

Contact details

The Porch
139 Magdalene Road

Public phone: 01865 251 798


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Day centre for homeless and vulnerably housed adults. Showers, laundry, clothing store. Low cost lunch and evening meal. Referrals to emergency accommodation, pre-tenancy, resettlement and tenancy sustainment support. Variety of training courses, life skills classes and support around employment and meaningful occupation. Access to computers and the internet. Art classes. Open Monday to Saturday. Currently services are limited due to Covid - please check our website.

Target group: Anyone over 18 who is homeless or vulnerably housed.

Area served: Oxford.

How to contact: Drop In, phone (01865 251798) or email.


Monday: 12 noon - 2pm

Tuesday: 12 noon - 2pm

Wednesday: 12 noon - 2pm

Thursday: 12 noon - 2pm

Friday: 12 noon - 2pm

Weekends: Saturday 12noon - 2pm (closed Sunday)

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - limited

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Parking available close by. Ramped entrance to ground floor.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1089612

Year established: 1986

Staffing: 4 full time, 3 part time, 40 volunteers.

Public transport: Buses 1, 5, 10.

Record last checked: 17 January 2024


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