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Food support

Smallshaw Hurst Community Action Group Food Pantry

New Life Church, St James St, Ashton Under Lyne OL6 6SFTel:  0161 339 7924
Breakfast club on a Wednesday between 9.30-11.30am
Drop in for a hot meal on Thursdays between 4-6pm.
Tameside East Foodbank 
If you need help from the foodbank, here is what you need to do:
The most important step is to get a foodbank voucher OR code.
In order to provide the most appropriate help for the circumstances of your situation, we work with local agencies. If they feel you are struggling to put food on the table, they will issue you with a foodbank voucher OR code.
The local agency can also provide long -term support if needed to help address some of the issues behind the reasons for your crisis. A referral agency  will take some basic details from you to complete the voucher. It also means that the Foodbank are able to prepare suitable emergency food for the right number of people.
Once you have been issued with a voucher or code, you can exchange this for a minimum of three days of emergency food at your nearest foodbank centre.

Referring Agencies

Tameside Citizen’s Advice Bureau - For general advice
Chat to an adviser online at:
Phone: 0300 330 9076
TMBC Welfare Rights and Debt Advice-
Freephone welfare rights advice line 0800 074 9985
Monday – Friday 9.30am – 12.30pm


St Matthews, Dean Street. Between the library and Market Hall SK15 2JD
Opening Times
Monday & Tuesday 11:00- 13:00
New Life Church
Hall Street, off Stamford Street OL6 6SD
Opening Times
Thursday 1:00- 15:00
St. John's Church Centre, On the RHS of
Church building, Vicarage Drive, off Oxford Road SK16 5HZ
Opening Times
Friday 12:00-14:00
The Bread and Butter Thing
Making life more affordable for people on a low income.
Food bank that runs: Tuesdays 12-1 pm Fridays 2-3pm
Address: St Barnabas Church Hattersley Rd East, Hyde SK14 3EQ
Tel: 0330 0945353

The Bread and Butter Thing Ashton
Due to COVID things are changing at short notice, please check with the food club or pantry to make sure they are still operating before attending.