Drop in

Opening Times:
Tuesday & Wednesday & Friday @ The Stephenson Centre, Ann Street 10am-3pm

Drop-in facilities offered are:

  • Housing and benefit advice
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Cooked meal
  • Washing facilities (shower, clothes washing)
  • Clothing
  • Blankets and sleeping bags
  • Internet access for help with job and house search
  • Food bank
  • Signposting to other agencies as necessary
  • General support


Every week we create tasty and nutritious meals for clients and volunteers from donations, such as these Tuna Fishcakes with Courgette and Yoghurt Sauce and Salad: lovely summer fare at Manna House from volunteer Jen Kagan with generous donations from Booth’s.


  • Manna House
    The Stephenson Centre
    Ann Street
    LA9 6AA

    01539 725534.
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  • Manna history

    Manna House was born in April 2002, initially housed on Kirkland, Kendal, and then moving to the Shakespeare Centre later that year. We moved to larger premises at Castle Lodge on Aynam Road in April 2010. In October 2018, we moved to the Stephenson Centre, off Ann Street, near Kendal station.

    What we do

    Housing & benefits advice
    Wednesday Skills Café
    Drop-in sessions 3 times a week

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