Organisation details - Open Doors Project

Open Doors Project

Address Princes Avenue Methodist Church, 91 Princes Avenue, , , , , Hull, HU5 3QP

Phone 01482 345 132

Out of hours phone 07913 120 198

Fax 01482 345 132


Website Open Doors Hull [external website]




Open Doors aims to provide a warm and friendly welcome to asylum seekers, refugees and migrant workers, offering a safe place for association and practical and social assistance to people of all faiths and none.

Drop-in - Thursdays 10am-1pm

At the drop-in, we offer free morning refreshments and a hot two/three course lunch, cooked on the premises. The drop-in is staffed mainly by volunteers, some of whom are themselves refugees or asylum seekers.  We offer many services and activities, at the drop-in, such as:

  • befriending
  • English classes
  • food and hygiene products and small sum of money for destitute asylum seekers
  • clothing store
  • bike club
  • women's craft club
  • singing and music making
  • allotment
  • advice and consultation with agencies such as NHS and Red Cross
  • translating and interpreting service [VITS]

Some limited accommodation is also available locally.

Open Doors is funded by church organisations, personal donations, national and local funding bodies.


How to contact

Telephone, email, personal visit.

asylum seeking children / UASC

asylum seekers


other migrants

Opening times

Monday 10am - 2pm
Tuesday 10am - 2pm
Wednesday 10am - 2pm
Thursday 10am - 2pm [with the drop-in from 10am-1pm]
Saturday 10am - 12 noon

We cover the following areas Hull

Organisation type
network, forum or partnership


Accessible to wheelchair users Yes

Languages offered

English and up to 40 different languages.

Women only provision Yes

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