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Cost of Living – Food

On this page you will find information on a range of organisations proving support with food.

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Support service for refugees and asylum seekers. Sanctus exists to welcome, support and walk alongside people who are isolated, due to leaving behind the country of their birth to seek sanctuary in the UK.

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Birches Head Get Growing

Birches Head
Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30-11:30, Wednesdays 13:30-15:30
Our aim is to develop a community spirit, meet unmet needs where possible and prevent isolation whilst supporting health and wellbeing. On Wednesday afternoons we offer a range of activities and taster sessions.

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Step Up Stoke

We offer support to access crisis items such as good, nappies, baby milk, and sanitary items. We are also an advocacy service and can support individuals to access other local services such as health, education, debt and housing.

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Chell Parish Churches

Wednesdays 10:30-12:30, Thursdays 12:00-14:00
We are two Church of England churches committed to serving our community. Very low cost warm drinks and delicious snacks. FREE Chell Church Pantry where people can choose from a range of grocery items.

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The Community CAN – Social Supermarket

Our aim is to reduce food insecurity by sourcing surplus food stocks no longer required by large supermarket chains, manufacturers and food charities and offering it to families on a membership basis, reducing food waste and feeding families for less.
Open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10:30am-5:00pm

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The Angel at Austin’s

Tuesdays & Thursdays 14:00-16:00, Wednesdays 10:00-12:00
A community hub to be a catalyst of positive change in our neighbourhood. We want to find help, encouragement, support, affirmation and feel proud to live in Cobridge

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