Newmarket Open Door
Open Door began as a Churches Together initiative in 1997 and now supports several houses for the homeless, emergency help, a food bank and runs a charity superstore in Craven Way, as well as the Recyling centre on Depot Road. They have also just taken over the West Suffolk SOS Bus. See the Open Door website.
Newmarket High Street venue including a coffee and teens bar, restaurant and venue facilities.
Fri: 7-9pm: youth bar (ages 8+)
Tel: 01638 662311
Newmarket Town Pastors
The Town Pastors patrol Newmarket High Street on Saturday nights, caring for those made vulnerable by the effects of the night-time economy. Volunteers always welcome! www.newmarkettownpastors.org
Every Wednesday after school during term time, SS Philip & Etheldreda’s (opposite the Academy) is open for anyone of secondary school age to drop-in, from 3-5. There are games available – board games, card games, computer games – as well as space to finish homework, chat or just chill out. The space is supervised at all times and the project run in collaboration with Newmarket Youth for Christ.