Donate to us

We need your help!

The SMART Prebend Support Hub is open throughout the year for people who have no home, have been rough sleeping or, increasingly, have fallen on tough times. It’s a warm, safe place, where our community can come for urgent and ongoing help. We offer free hot food, showers and clean clothes. Our employees, volunteers and partners provide advice and support on many topics including housing, health, and debt.

The team, heating, lighting and food all need to be paid for and, as we all know from our own households, prices are rising. The Hub does not receive any Government funding. We stay open only through the generosity and kindness of people in and around Bedford and further afield. It is crucial that we keep providing our vital services. For some people, all the other options have been exhausted and we are the only people left to turn to.

Donating Items

Please note we cannot accept the following items 

  • Childrens and baby’s items
  • Donations of meat
  • Donations of pre-cooked hot meals

Dropping off donations

If you have a small donation that you can carry easily, please park in the paid car park at the end of Prebend Street (Postcode MK42 9BX Directions). You can pull up outside the building, but please be aware, the Hub is on a busy road and this is done at your own risk.

If you have a larger donation, please contact the Hub and the team will coordinate your drop-off.

SMART Prebend Support Hub
12 Prebend St
MK40 1QW

 01234 365955

Opening hours

Monday – Friday 9:30 – 14:30

Opening hours can change throughout the year, so please call the service to ensure that someone is able to receive your donation before you leave.

Other ways to support SMART

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