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The Beacon

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Contact Details

The Beacon Address: The Beacon, St. Mary's Centre, Horsefair, Banbury - OX16 0AA
The Beacon, St. Mary's Centre, Horsefair, Banbury
OX16 0AA

Service Type

Day service

Operating Hours

10am - 12.15pm Mon - Thurs

Eligibility & Referral

Drop in

Service Description

The Beacon is a place where people can come to find a warm, accepting environment and friendly atmosphere. They welcome anyone who is suffering from homelessness, mental health or substance misuse issues, or anyone feeling isolated and marginalised within society.

The centre is operating on reduced hours due to coronavirus and is currently open Monday to Thursday from 10am to 11am.

It is requested please that during lockdown periods people only attend if they are rough sleeping or in high need of support.


Key functions & activities offered

The Beacon offers:

  • hot drinks and simple snacks
  • a listening ear
  • advice
  • links to other agencies which may be of help
  • staff from Connection Support call in on Mondays and Wednesdays