Campaign update - #savethedoorstepdropin


We have had a great response to our campaign #savethedoorstepdropin. We had many offers of help from supporters at the AGM last week and are in touch with those people to work together on fundraising and awareness raising.

We are working on a statistics document, full of information to be used for fundraising with easily quotable figures and facts.

We have set up an online petition which has so far gained over 400 signatures; please use this link to sign it to show your support:

We will be putting this signature to use tomorrow afternoon at the cabinet meeting, where our Director, Beth Knighton, will be speaking to cabinet to put forward Doorstep’s case to receive some of the £1million transition funding We are inviting all past and present families, supporters, friends, collaborators, staff, volunteers, neighbours and everyone to come and support our bid. We are a community-based family centre and we know how important the Drop-In is to you all.

venue: Oxfordshire County Council Hall

date: Tuesday 24th January 2017

time: 13:30 to 14:00 – to demonstrate our strength of feeling

If you can’t come and demonstrate in person, please email at the County Council to demonstrate your support.

We have also had strong interest from the media, with coverage from the Oxford Mail last week. There's also coverage to come this week from ThatOxfordshireTV and Radio Oxford drive time.

If you’d like to donate to help our campaign, here are your options:

Donate via text, if you're in the UK text:
DOOR42 £5 to 70070 to donate £5
DOOR42 £10 to 70070 to donate £10 and so on...there’s no upper limit

Or go to:

If you have any questions, email


It is the warmest, friendliest place and I have always felt welcome and known. When I've needed it, staff have had excellent advice and when I haven't they've had smiles and great play ideas for my son. Thank you again and again!

A parent

What's on this week - 24th Feb 2020

  • Drop in and play

    Monday 10am - 2pm //info

  • Lunch at Doorstep

    Monday at 12pm //info

  • Baby Group

    Tuesday 11.30am - 1.30pm //info

  • Drop in and play

    Wednesday 10am - 2pm //info

  • Lunch at Doorstep

    Wednesday at 12pm //info

  • Youth Drop-In

    Tuesday and Wednesday at 5.30pm //info

  • Breastfeeding support

    Sunday 2pm - 4pm //info

Full Calendar

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