Shiloh Rotherham is a Christian charity that offers warmth, practical support and pathways to independence for adults in need, regardless of their beliefs. We provide a building-based drop in support service to adults in Rotherham who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or living in poverty. The services we offer are free and are listed below.
Our team of staff and volunteers come with a heart to serve and will help in anyway they can. Our aim is to support all guests to live a fulfilling and independent life.
Opening Times for Guests
9.30am to 12.30pm – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Opening Times for Receiving Donations
10am to 2pm – Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
If you would like to donate food/clothing then please click here to view a list of items we are currently in need of. We are also desperately in need of financial support, so please do consider donating in this way if you are able to. Click here for more information on making a financial donation.
Breakfast and lunch are made fresh in our kitchen using donated ingredients.
Male and female showers are available. Towels/shampoo/conditioner/shower gel/tooth paste/toothbrush/sanitary products are provided free of charge.
Washing machines and tumble dryers are available for guests to use free of charge.
Medical Care (Wednesdays)
Doncaster Gate Surgery offer a free medical surgery once a week. We have a purpose built medical room for consultations. Treatment is available for anyone who needs it, regardless of GP registrations.
Clothing has been donated to us by the Rotherham community. We are able to provide basic provisions for guests who need support in this area.
Signposting & Support
Working with partner organisations including RMBC, Crisis, Rush House, Rotherham College and Voluntary Action Rotherham we have staff and volunteers in the building who can support guests to access services that will help them to make better choices for an independent life. We offer support with a variety of issues such as housing, benefits, skills, volunteering and employment. We have free training courses available, designed specifically for our guests to grow in skills and confidence – including, Beauty on a budget, DIY/Practical Skills, Singing, ICT, and more.
Hair Dressing (Fridays)
A professionally trained hair dresser and trainee offer free hair cuts for guests once a week.
Pastor Adam James from Elim Christian Centre provides chaplaincy support for guests (Fridays). We also have volunteers on a Monday and Wednesday who are able to provide spiritual support for anyone who requests it.
We ask our guests to abide by the Shiloh code of conduct which includes:
- Please be respectful of other guests, volunteers and staff
- You cannot be intoxicated or under the influence of substances whilst in Shiloh
- No abusive language or violent/threatening behaviour