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There are some amazing Christmas gifts in our Shop on South Street in Bourne, these are only available in store and once they’re gone, they’re gone!
Shop opening times: Monday – Friday 0900-1600, Saturday 1000-1600.
Special late night opening Thursday 9th December until 2000.

Santa’s Grotto is full and no longer taking bookings. Thank you for your support.


Santa will be visiting over 150 children at the back of the Don’t Lose Hope Shop on South Street over 4 Saturdays in November and December.
Unfortunately, due to high demand, all slots are taken at this time.
We apologise for those who have been unable to book this year.
Thank you for your support.

Don’t Lose Hope is a  charity that offers a professional counselling service for all  members of the community from age 4 upwards.   This is a free service for families/individuals receiving certain state benefits and affordable to all others. This service is delivered by a team of qualified and experienced counsellors, in private fully equipped counselling rooms. We rely on fundraising to ensure we can maintain this service. We raise funds through our Café, and Gift Shop and also through Donations.

World Mental Health Day

Thank you for your Donations and support. Without these, we wouldn’t be able to provide access to therapeutic and emotional support.
If you would like to learn more about how you can support us, please click here

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Inside our Café we are proud to serve freshly ground coffee, handmade cakes and scones, freshly made sandwiches, baguettes and paninis and much more. All served by our amazing team of volunteers.

DLH Garden & Man Shed

Our Community Garden and man shed are changing with the seasons and we are looking forward to welcoming these new additions as we head into an exciting new phase in our support provisions.

Our Gift Shop is now open providing unique and personalised gifts and collectibles for all. With something to suit all budgets, and a combination of handmade and locally produced goods, we are sure you will find something to match your needs.

The café is open Monday to Friday 9-4 and Saturday 10-4, and is run by volunteers. This is a space where anyone can drop in and find someone to talk to, get involved in activities, make friends or just have a slice of cake and a cup of tea.  

You can read here about our latest News

We are based at 4 North Street, Bourne, PE10 9HA.

We are looking for volunteers to cover a range of roles within the charity.  If you are interested please email dlhvolunteers@gmail.com

You can find out more about our fundraising and other news through our facebook page.