Dudley church opens doors for rough sleepers in bad weather

Dudley Community Church and Heaven’s Kitchen are opening their doors to house and feed rough sleepers during the worst of the weather this week as concern for those on the street grows in sub-zero temperatures.

Earlier this week, Dudley North MP Ian Austin called for community rooms in fire stations, empty police stations and other publicly-owned buildings to be opened up for rough sleepers. After contacting Dudley Community Church Austin was delighted that Pastor Joe Hayes responded straight away with the offer to open their doors. Mr Austin said:

“I can’t even imagine how appalling it would be to have no shelter in this weather – it was -7 last night and the forecast for today and tomorrow is snow and sub-zero temperatures. Pastor Joe and the amazing folk at Heavens Kitchen are a true example of compassion and community spirit, they will not only be giving people shelter but feeding them too.

“If you see anyone on the street, sleeping rough then please point them in the direction on Dudley Community Church who will open up their doors from around 5pm tonight for people to stay over”


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