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If you're struggling with food there is help available. 

Find out more below about who you can contact and how they can help.

Futher information on support with money matters 

Food banks 

South, Central and West Trafford

Trafford South Food Bank operate from 5 community hubs on each week day:

  • Sale Moor: Mondays, 12pm to 2pm at St Francis Church, M33 2RP
  • Sale West: Tuesdays, 11am to 1pm at Sale West Youth and Community Centre, M33 4QW
  • Altrincham: Wednesdays, 10.30am to 12.30pm at St Alban’s Church Hall, WA14 5NX
  • Partington: Thursdays, 10.30am to 12.30pm at The Fuse ROC Centre, M31 4BU
  • Timperley: Fridays 10am to 12pm at Timperley Methodist Church, WA15 7UG

To access Trafford South Food Banks you need to have a voucher that are held by social care and health organisations as well as some charities or libraries.

North Trafford

StretfordTuesdays and Fridays, 10.30am to 1.30pm.

We'll be carrying out last Christmas Deliveries on Thursday 23 December from vouchers received on 22 December 2021.

Open 29 and 30 December 2021 but re-opening as normal on 4 January 2022. 

Citizen's Advice Bureau

You can talk to Citizens Advice Trafford | Trafford Directory for vouchers to access Food banks as well as advice around more support.

Freephone number: 0808 2787803.

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Food hampers

Hideaway Support - offering food and packed lunch support for children living in Partington.

Sale Moor Holiday Lunchbox Club - Each day we can provide around 35 lunches for children aged 5-16 years. So if you are struggling or know someone that is then let them know and get in touch with us. Lunch will be a sandwich, drink and fruit snack. 

Rehoboth Stretford with Salvation Army

Will be providing Hot meals on Monday 21 December 2022 and Wednesday 23 December 2022. Food parcels go on until Christmas Eve.

Email or call 07958 709238 for a referral form:

St Johns OT

Emergency Food Parcels – call or email St John’s Hub

0161 872 7795

Barakah Food Aid 

Barakah are only taking referrals from partner agencies.

Our Sale West

Members of the Our Sale West community will automatically have their addresses entered into a draw to win 1 of 8 food hampers

Feed my City

Hot meals (inc vegetarian)

Email Mr Sukbhir Singh

The Bread and Butter Thing

Weekly mobile food pantry open for all residents. £7.50 for a weekly collection of three bags of food including dry food, fresh fruit, veg and refrigerated food. Smaller or larger options are available for those living alone or larger families.

Sign up: Send us a text (the numbers do not accept incoming calls) to the relevant number below with your full name, your postcode and the name of your hub (Venue) and they will get in touch.

  • St John’s Centre Old Trafford Monday 13.30-14.00
    Call 07860063256
  • Sale West CC Sale West  Monday 13.30-14.00
    Call 07984356407
  • Ear 4 U Partington Tuesday 13.30-14.00
    Call 07860063256
  • St Albans Broadheath/Altrincham Tuesday 17.00-17.30
    Call 07984356407
  • Gorse Hill Church Stretford Wednesday 13.30-14.00
    Call 07860063256
  • St Francis Church Sale Moor Wednesday 13.30-14.00
    Call 07860063256
  • Broomwood CC Broomwood/Altrincham Wednesday 13.30-14.00
    Call 07860063256
  • St Monica’s Church Flixton Friday 13.30-14.00
    Call 07984356407

The Good Food Bag 

Sale West. Each bag contains food for a family of 4 at £1.75 per portion. No eligibility criteria – anyone can access.

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Supermarket provision

Asda - Feeding Communities

The ASDA Foundation's grants programmes aims to support grassroots charitable organisations working at the heart of its stores' communities. Registered charities, community groups, voluntary organisations and other not-for-profit organisations in the UK can apply for support with initiatives that will make a real long-term difference, benefiting the wider community.

The Feeding Communities Grant has been designed to help provide meals to anyone in need in the lead up to Christmas.

Morrisons School Meal Doorstep Deliveries

Support for children who are eligible for free school meals but are self-isolating due to suspected or confirmed cases of covid, within their school bubbles.

This offer is for schools only to order & will only apply during term-time.

Sainsbury’s helps to feed more than half a million pregnant women and children this festive season

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