Sandwell Council House reception will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 21 May
The main reception at Sandwell Council House, Oldbury, will be closed from 1pm on Tuesday 21 May due to Annual Council.
The reception will re-open as normal at 9am on Wednesday 22 May. Access council services online →
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.
Partner Agencies local to our service refer people in crisis to the foodbank and distribute vouchers on our behalf
Specific ethnic group?
Summary of services
Provision of short-term, emergency food supplies for vulnerable people and those in crisis.
When are the services run?
Tuesdays and Fridays
1.30pm - 4pm
Built 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.
Cost of service
Total capacity of service
We cannot yet define our capacity as the service is too new for us to have discovered the limits of our volunteer-led organisation.
No (however we are exploring the possibilities of helping people with mobility problems to fully use the service by carrying food for them).
Sandwell Approved List
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