July 30, 2014


Welfare services are at the heart of NOAH. It is through our welfare and outreach services that people most often have their initial contact with NOAH. The Welfare Centre is open 365 days a year and is used by over 1,000 people. An additional 60 people are supported at any one time through our outreach work.



First Capital Connect and Sainsbury’s

Feb 19, 2014

First Capital Connect and Sainsbury’s combine to provide more than 500 Meals for Homeless People Those at NOAH were excited when they found out that the executive management staff of First Capital Connect were donating to them Sainsbury vouchers worth £210 — and even more excited when Sainsbury’s Bury Park store agreed to match it. Three of NOAH’s staff carried out a supermarket sweep-style challenge to see how much meat they could get for that much money and ended up clearing out the store’s freezer section! “We got enough meat to pretty much fill up our walk-in freezer. The food…


Willmott Dixon Partnership

Dec 30, 2013

                          A team of workers from Willmott Dixon Partnerships have come to the rescue of NOAH Enterprise and helped them open a new shop in Luton. Volunteers from the repairs and maintenance specialist responded to an appeal when the charity for the homeless moved from their old shop on High Town Road to new premises across the street. Members of the team built new displays, carried out electrical improvements and decorated throughout to help prepare for its grand reopening. NOAH spokesman Marcus Dunn said: “We had to move…

Signpost and Pathways team building day 28.09.10 064

Vital Winter Shelter Opens For Luton’s Homeless

Dec 1, 2013

For the sixth year running NOAH Enterprise are opening up their winter shelter to provide a warm, dry, and safe place for the homeless to sleep when temperatures fall to below zero at night. The project, which will last for as long as temperatures continue to be below zero, will be run out of the Salvation Army Centre premises on Vicarage St with the support of St John’s Ambulance service and Luton Borough Council, an arrangement described as “vital” by Jim O’Connor, NOAH’s Chief Executive. “People get an evening meal with us, then go to the Salvation Army premises where…


NOAH Expands Into Bedford

May 27, 2013

NOAH Enterprise is extending its service into Bedford and across the County. Through Government funding, and in partnership with Bedford Borough Council and the other local authorities in the County, NOAH has launched a ‘No Second Night Out’ street outreach service to minimise, if not eliminate, rough sleeping across Bedfordshire. Sleeping rough brings with it a network of complications, from life-threatening health conditions to loss of self-worth and hope. Isolation and fear often mean that rough sleepers find it difficult to trust other people, and the longer they remain on the street, the more excluded they become from society. The…