Due to government restrictions, many organisations offering support to vulnerable people groups are limiting a number of their services.

Below we have collated details of organisations who are still running some face to face services or providing food.

The Booth Centre

The Booth Centre offers a day service that support people that are homeless in Manchester. Latest news indicates that they are remaining open during the outbreak of COVID – 19 to ensure that people that are homeless can get into accommodation. Currently operating from their garden 9am -12 noon offering hot drinks and a takeaway meal as well as a free texting service to offer daily support.

The Centre are also launching a new virtual arts project for people to participate in remotely. This is so people can remain occupied and retain a sense of purpose; something that is vital for mental health and wellbeing, social connection and self-esteem.

For full details and latest news on their services please click the link above.

Mustard Tree

Currently staying open and operating as key workers come under the categories of food distribution and charity delivering front-line services, as per latest gov.uk guidance.

Focusing the charity on food clubs, toiletries, clothes, food supply and distribution including managing donations from the public.

Our services are applicable to those on benefits and on no income. Our opening hours are:

  • Ancoats, Manchester: 10am till 2pm (Monday to Saturday apart from Thursdays 10am -12:30pm)
  • Eccles: 10am – 2pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Little Hulton: 10am – 2pm Tuesday and Wednesday

For full details and latest news on their services please click the link above.

Cornerstone

Caritas Salford provide essential support to those of all ages who are vulnerable across Greater Manchester and Lancashire.  Latest news indicates they are still providing food for homeless people, however they are in need of donations.

For full details and latest news on their services please click the link above.

Information here was last updated on the 24th March 2020.