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Smethwick Foodbank

This record is classed under Homelessness, Families.

Service Provider NameSmethwick Foodbank
ServiceDistribution of free emergency food supplies to adults and families in crisis
Address2Holy Trinity Church
Address3Church Hill Street
CountyWest Midlands
Post CodeB67 7AH
Where do they provide service from?Address as above
Expiry of servicesNot applicable
Telephone07527 962092
Contact positionDistributor Coordinator
Contact's mobile number07905 975601
Area coveredSmethwick
Who is the service for?Any adult or family experiencing financial hardship which means they are in danger of going hungry. At the moment the service is aimed at those based in Smethwick only, but it may be extended.
Referral routePartner Agencies local to our service refer people in crisis to the foodbank and distribute vouchers on our behalf
Specific ethnic group?No
Summary of servicesProvision of short-term, emergency food supplies for vulnerable people and those in crisis.
When are the services run?Tuesdays and Fridays
Time details1.30pm - 4pm
RemitBuilt on Christian values of compassion, care and charitable giving, Smethwick Foodbank aims to help those in crisis feed themselves and thereby restore and maintain a sense of dignity and hope.
Chargeable service?No
Cost of serviceNot applicable
Means testedNo
Total capacity of serviceWe cannot yet define our capacity as the service is too new for us to have discovered the limits of our volunteer-led organisation.
Transport ProvidedNo (however we are exploring the possibilities of helping people with mobility problems to fully use the service by carrying food for them).
CQC RegisteredNot applicable
Sandwell Approved ListNot applicable
DisclaimerInclusion in this directory does not imply that Sandwell Council endorses the organisations and no responsibility is assumed for the information in their entries or their services. For terms and disclaimer see below. Directory last updated October 2019.

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