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We are extending the purpose and opening hours of venues across our communities to provide some home comforts and access to some essential services.

Facilities will vary from venue to venue, but may include:

  • café facilities
  • access to wi-fi
  • washing facilities
  • kitchens
  • charging points

Map of warm spaces

The map below shows warm spaces across East Ayrshire or you can also view an accessible list of warm spaces by town or village.

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Warm spaces by town or village

Auchinleck 

Warm spaces in Auchinleck
 Location  Opening times Support available

Auchinleck Indoor Bowling Club

Well Road, Auchinleck, Cumnock KA18 2JZ

Tuesday and Thursday 12.30pm to 2.30pm

Warm space with hot drinks and activities 

Shapeshift Fitness/Wellbeing Studio

Unit 30, Highhouse Industrial Estate, Barony Road, Auchinleck KA18 2LL

Tuesday 12noon to 3pm

Free homemade soup, crusty bread and good company in a safe welcoming non-judgemental environment 

East Ayrshire Leisure venues:

  • Auchinleck Boswell Centre LIbrary, Boswell Centre, Well Road, Auchinleck, Cumnock KA18 2LA

Find out more about opening times at  East Ayrshire Leisure: A Warm Welcome

East Ayrshire Leisure will be complementing their existing services by offering spaces where local residents can access hot snacks and drinks, fresh fruit and more

Catrine 

Warm spaces in Catrine
 Location  Opening times Support available

Catrine Community Action Plan Group

Lodge St John 497 Social Clun, Sloan Street, Catrine, Mauchline KA5 6LT

 Tuesday 12 noon to 2pm

12 O’clock Gang - for a brew and blether, offering soup and sandwiches

Cumnock 

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Warm spaces in Cumnock
 Location Opening times Support available 

Council for Voluntary Organisations East Ayrshire (CVOEA)

Community living room at Community Routes

46 Townhead Street, Cumnock, Cumnock, Ayrshire KA18 1LD

Tuesday 12.30pm to 3.30pm

Free hot soup, tea and coffee

Keep warm and charge your phone and meet people

Netherthird Community Centre

65 Ryderston Drive, Cumnock KA18 3AR

 

Monday 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Free 'Warm Welcome Club' offering tea, coffee and biscuits with entertainment and activities

Ochiltree Community Hub

45 Main Street, Ochiltree, Cumnock KA18 2PE

 

Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm

Saturday 10am to 2pm

 

 Cafe open

Free chair aerobics class on a Wednesday at 10am

Yipworld

19 Barrhill Road, Cumnock KA18 1PG

Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm

Free tea, coffee soup and rolls

All welcome to watch TV, shoot some pool, arts and crafts or just have a blether

East Ayrshire Leisure venues:

  • Cumnock Library, 1 Greenholm Road, Cumnock KA18 1LH

Find out more about opening times at  East Ayrshire Leisure: A Warm Welcome

East Ayrshire Leisure will be complementing their existing services by offering spaces where local residents can access hot snacks and drinks, fresh fruit and more

Dalmellington  

Warm spaces in Dalmellington
 Location  Opening times Support available

The Zone Initiative and Coalfield Regeneration Trust Scotland 

The Zone, 10 High Main Street, Dalmellington, Ayr KA6 7QN

Monday to Friday 11am to 3pm

Warm space for people to drop into for a cuppa and collect some food if required and support with energy issues

     

Dalrymple 

Warm spaces in Dalrymple 
 Location  Opening times Support available

Dalrymple Skeldon Hollybush Project (DaSH)

Barbieston Road, Dalrymple, KA6 6DF

Thursday 10.30am to 1.30pm

Larder and community hub

Darvel 

Warm spaces in Darvel 
 Location  Opening times Support available

The Verve (in partnership with Darvel Parish Church)

9 East Main Street
Darvel KA17 0AA

Saturday 2pm to 4pm

 

 Warm welcome, offering hot soup

East Ayrshire Leisure venues:

  • Darvel Town Hall, 10-12 W Main Street, Darvel KA17 0AQ

 Find out more about opening times at  East Ayrshire Leisure: A Warm Welcome

 East Ayrshire Leisure will be complementing their existing services by offering spaces where local residents can access hot snacks and drinks, fresh fruit and more

Drongan 

Warm spaces in Drongan 
 Location  Opening times Support available

Drongan Community Association

2 Coronation Road, Drongan, KA6 7BZ

Wednesday 12 noon to 2pm

Offering a cosy place for a brew and a blether 

Rowantree Court

Drongan, Ayr KA6 7AL

 Daily

Charging points and washing machine

Lunch club for older adults who are tenants or who live in the local community.

Activities are also run 4 days a week

Access to activities if age appropriate

Rowantree Court

Drongan, Ayr KA6 7AL

Monday and Tuesday 1pm to 3pm 

Charging points and washing machine

Free soup and roll

Access to activities if age appropriate

Dunlop 

Warm spaces in Dunlop 
 Location  Opening times Support available

Dunlop Village Hall

48 Main Street, Dunlop, KA3 4AN

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10.30am to 2.30pm

Café will be open to offer warmth, company, wi-fi and free soup. All welcome

Galston 

Warm spaces in Galston 
 Location  Opening times Support  

Ross Court

Galston, Ayrshire, KA4 8DF

Daily

Lunch club - hot meal in a warm space and activities are provided 3 days a week

Ross Court

Galston, Ayrshire, KA4 8DF

Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12.30pm

Cafe facility

Kilmarnock 

Warm spaces in Kilmarnock 
 Location  Opening times  Support 

 North West Kilmarnock Community Partnership (NWKCP)

Western Road, Kilmarnock KA3 1NQ

 Saturday and Sunday 11am to 2pm

 Warm space serving free soup and hot drinks

Bonnyton Community Association - Community Centre

51 Garrier Place, Bonnyton Rd, Kilmarnock KA1 2NG

 

 Wednesday and Saturday 12 noon to 2pm

 

All welcome

Warm hub, serving free hot food and drinks, soup with crusty roll, fresh sandwiches, tea and coffee

Kilmarnock Baptist Church - Renew Wellbeing cafe

Old Mill Road, Kilmarnock KA1 3AN

Thursday 10.30am to 2pm

Wellbeing cafe is a warm community space

Refreshments, activities and wi-fi are free and adults can relax, chat, keep warm or just enjoy peace in a quiet area

Central Evangelical Church

John Finnie Street, Kilmarnock KA1 1BL

Friday 10am to 12.30pm

A warm welcome awaits

East Ayrshire Churches Homelessness Action (EACHA)

New Laigh Kirk’s Hall

43 John Finnie St, Kilmarnock KA1 1BL

Monday and Wednesday 1pm to 3pm

Free lunch, plus food parcels at their Community Friends sessions in New Laigh Kirk’s Hall

Also offers a Friendly Fresh Start, helping people settle into their new homes

Cleaning packs and small household items are available by referral by Social Services and Women’s Aid

Howard Centre - The Well Cafe

 

5 Portland Road, Ayrshire, Kilmarnock KA1 2BT

Tuesday 11am to 2pm

Thursday 12 noon to 2pm

Coffee/tea, home-made scones, hot soup and filled rolls at affordable prices

Salvation Army

23 Sturrock Street, Kilmarnock KA1 3AH

Monday 10.30am to 3pm

Warm space with free tea and coffee

Soup and sandwiches served between 11.30am and 1pm for an optional charge of £2

Salvation Army

23 Sturrock Street, Kilmarnock KA1 3AH

Thursday 11am to 12.30pm

Community drop-in with hot rolls and emergency food parcels available

FEDCAP Office

Portland Gate, Portland Street, Kilmarnock KA1 1JN

Wednesday 10am to 11am

Warm safe space to relax and have a chat, grab a hot cuppa and toast

Garven Court

Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, KA1 3EQ

Three to four days per week

Warm space available common room with activities running for older adults

Charging points

Garven Court

Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, KA1 3EQ

Wednesday 1pm to 3pm 

Warm space with free soup and roll

Charging points

Gatehead Community Centre

Fairlie View, Gatehead, Kilmarnock, KA2 0AU

Tuesday 4.30pm to 8pm

Warm space offering evening meal

Gatehead Community Centre

Fairlie View, Gatehead, Kilmarnock, KA2 0AU

Saturday 9.30am to 12noon

Breakfast club

Hurlford Church

12 Main Road, Crookedholm, Kilmarnock KA3 6JT

Monday 12noon to 3.30pm

Enjoy a chat over tea and coffee in warm surroundings

Free and all welcome

Kay Park Church

Kay Park Parish Church, London Road, Kilmarnock KA3 7AA

Tuesday 10am to 1pm

Wednesday cafe from 10am to 12noon

Warms space and cafe

Tasty food, music, dominoes, board games and colouring books - catering for all ages

St Joseph’s Church

St Joseph R C Church, 15 Hill Street, Kilmarnock KA3 1HA

Tuesday 11am to 1pm Community lunch offering soup, sandwiches, cakes and chat

St Joseph’s Church

St Joseph R C Church, 15 Hill Street, Kilmarnock KA3 1HA

Wednesday 11am to 12 noon Foodbank with tea, coffee, biscuits and sandwiches

St Kentigern’s Church

St Kentigern's Church, 36 Dunbar Drive, Kilmarnock KA3 7PR

Wednesday 10am to 12noon Community cafe offering a warm space and hot drinks

St Kentigern’s Church

St Kentigern's Church, 36 Dunbar Drive, Kilmarnock KA3 7PR

Wednesday 7pm to 9pm Handy crafters

St Kentigern’s Church

St Kentigern's Church, 36 Dunbar Drive, Kilmarnock KA3 7PR

Last Friday each month 5.45pm to 8pm All age messy church with evening meal

St Kentigern’s Church

St Kentigern's Church, 36 Dunbar Drive, Kilmarnock KA3 7PR

Every second Saturday monthly 10am to 12noon Warm space, hot drinks and company

St Matthew’s Church

St Matthews Presbytery, Grassyards Road, Kilmarnock KA3 7SH

Tuesday and Thursday 4pm to 6pm East Ayrshire Foodbank vouchers available from local agencies, including Citizens Advice Bureau

Take a Bow

Take A Bow Opportunity Centre (Formerly New Farm Community Centre), Fraser Walk, Kilmarnock KA3 7PH

Thursday

Low priced lunches - must be booked in advance

Telephone: 01563 535333

Shortlees Community Centre

Blacksyke Avenue, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA1 4SR

Wednesday 1pm to 3pm to offer a warm space Warm space and food larder

Shortlees Community Centre

Blacksyke Avenue, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA1 4SR

Monday 12.30pm to 2.45pm Parent drop in - free tea, coffee and lunch available

Council for Voluntary Organisations East Ayrshire (CVOEA)

Open Doors, 11-15 Old Irvine Road, Kilmarnock, KA1 2BD

Free Community Living Rooms on Tuesdays from 11am to 2pm Community Living Rooms are a warm social place where people can enjoy a hot drink and warm food

East Ayrshire Leisure venues:

  • Crosshouse Community Library, Crosshouse Area Centre, Annandale Gardens, Crosshouse, Kilmarnock KA2 0LE 
  • Treehouse Centre, Dean Castle & Country Park Visitor Centre and Cafe, Dean Road, Kilmarnock KA3 1XB
  • The Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue, Kilmarnock KA1 3BT

Find out more about opening times at  East Ayrshire Leisure: A Warm Welcome East Ayrshire Leisure will be complementing their existing services by offering spaces where local residents can access hot snacks and drinks, fresh fruit and more

Kilmaurs 

Warm spaces in Kilmaurs 
 Location  Opening times Support 
 St. Maurs Gardens

Wardens House St. Maurs Gardens, Kilmarnock KA3 2SD

 Monday to Friday

Lunch club offering hot meals for residents and the wider community

Charging points

 St. Maurs Gardens

Wardens House St. Maurs Gardens, Kilmarnock KA3 2SD

 Monday, Thursday, Friday from 10.30am onwards Dominoes, chat, music and chair based exercise

Hearing aid clinic and health checks once a month

Charging points

St. Maurs Gardens

Wardens House St. Maurs Gardens, Kilmarnock KA3 2SD

Wednesday 1pm to 3.30pm  Warm space, Free soup and roll and charging points

Logan 

Warm spaces in Logan
 Location  Opening times  Support 

Logan Day Centre

29 Paterson Avenue, Cumnock, KA18 3HR

Monday from 6.30pm to 8pm

Offering a free warm welcome as follows:

  • tea and coffee
  • free pool
  • charging points
  • internet access
  • food larder
  • use of washing machine and tumble dryer

Mauchline 

Warm spaces in Mauchline 
 Location  Opening times  Support 

16 Ellisland Court, Mauchline KA5 6EB

Daily

Lunch club

Additional activities four days a week 

Charging points and washing machine

16 Ellisland Court, Mauchline KA5 6EB

Tuesday and Thursday from 9.30

 Free breakfast

Charging points and washing machine

16 Ellisland Court, Mauchline KA5 6EB

Wednesday 1pm to 3.30pm 

Free soup and roll

Charging points and washing machine

Mauchline Centre Stane

2 The Cross, Mauchline, KA5 5DA

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 7pm to 9pm

Note - opening days and times will be reviewed after the first month

Community living room, a free warm and inviting environment offering:

  • hot drinks and biscuits
  • phone charging
  • board games and TV

Donations of tea, coffee, hot chocolate or biscuits would be welcome

Mauchline Parish Church

Mauchline Parish Church, Mauchline KA5 5BU

Every third Thursday 11.30am to 1.30pm

Shoppers lunch

Muirkirk 

Warm spaces in Muirkirk 
 Location  Opening times  Support 

Muirkirk Community Association

Burns Avenue, Muirkirk, Cumnock KA18 3RH

Monday and Wednesday 2.30pm to 4.30pm Food larder and warm welcome and a cuppa

New Cumnock 

Warm spaces in New Cumnock 
 Location  Opening times  Support

Afton Court, New Cumnock, Cumnock, Ayrshire, KA18 4JF

 Wednesday 1pm to 3pm

Warm space, charging points

Free soup and roll

 

Afton Court, New Cumnock, Cumnock, Ayrshire, KA18 4JF

Monday to Friday 12noon to 1pm

Lunch club for older adults who are tenants or who live in the local community

Social club open for all to join

Additional activities are also run four days a week

 New Cumnock Parental Empowerment programme

New Cumnock Primary School, Castle, New Cumnock KA18 4AH

 Friday morning Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided while the group discuss a chosen topic

New Cumnock Parish Church

New Cumnock Parish Church, 15-16 Castle, New Cumnock, Cumnock KA18 4AG

Monday 2pm to 4pm (open door session) Tea, coffee and games

New Cumnock Parish Church

New Cumnock Parish Church, 15-16 Castle, New Cumnock, Cumnock KA18 4AG

Thursday 9.45am to 12noon

Coffee morning

New Cumnock Working Men’s Club

New Cumnock Working Mens Club, 103 Afton Bridgend, New Cumnock, Cumnock KA18 4JG

Monday 9am to 12 noon

Community larder

Newmilns

Warm spaces in Newmilns
 Location  Opening times Support 

 East Ayrshire Leisure venues:

  • Morton Hall, 100 Main Street, Newmilns KA16 9DJ

Find out more about opening times at  East Ayrshire Leisure: A Warm Welcome

East Ayrshire Leisure will be complementing their existing services by offering spaces where local residents can access hot snacks and drinks, fresh fruit and more

Patna 

Warm spaces in Patna 
 Location  Opening times Support 

Patna Warm Space Community Larder

Doonside Avenue, Patna, KA6 7LX

Wednesday 1.30pm to 4pm

 Warm space and larder

Tea, coffee and biscuits

Rankinston 

Warm spaces in Rankinston 
 Location  Opening times  Support 

 Rankinston Community Education Centre

Littlemill Place, Rankinston, KA6 7HB

 Wednesday 3pm to 5pm

 Warm space

 

Stewarton 

Warm spaces in Stewarton
 Location  Opening times Support

Hamilton Gardens, Stewarton, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, KA3 5HD

Tuesday and Thursday each week

Warm space, charging points

Lunch club for older adults

Hamilton Gardens, Stewarton, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, KA3 5HD

 

Monday 12noon to 1.30pm

Warm space, charging points

Free soup and roll

John Knox Church

The Cottage, High Street, Stewarton, KA3 5BX

 

Monday and Friday 10am to 12noon

Warm space and hot drinks

John Knox Church

The Cottage, High Street, Stewarton, KA3 5BX

Wednesday 10.30am to 1.30pm

Warm space run by Thrive Stewarton offering free:

  • arts, crafts and games
  • hot drinks (plus soup served at 12.30pm)
  • free Wi-Fi and device charging

St. Columba’s Parish

Lainshaw Street, Stewarton, Kilmarnock KA3 5BU

 

Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10am to 12noon

Thursday 1pm to 4pm

Friday 10am to 4pm

Warm space in the church hall

Tea coffee, biscuits, newspapers, magazines and games

Stewart Annick Association

Stewarton Annick Youth and Community Centre, 7 Standalane, Stewarton, Kilmarnock KA3 5BG

Each weekday from 10am to 2.30pm

Warm space offering hot drinks free soup and conversation

East Ayrshire Leisure venues:

  • Stewarton Area Centre, Avenue Street, Stewarton, Kilmarnock KA3 5AP
  • Rose Reilly Sports Centre, Kilwinning Road, Stewarton, Kilmarnock KA3 3DN

Find out more about opening times at  East Ayrshire Leisure: A Warm Welcome

East Ayrshire Leisure will be complementing their existing services by offering spaces where local residents can access hot snacks and drinks, fresh fruit and more

Larders, food banks and community resilience groups

You can also find more support on the following pages:

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