Food banks and food pantries in our neighbourhoods

Struggling to pay the bills and keep food on the table at the same time? These organisations will help you get make sure that you and your family are fed during difficult times.
Foodbanks, churches, community cafes - fantastic people across our communities run these organisations so that you can feel supported if you're in crisis. We'll signpost you towards these organisations whenever we can - and if you’re struggling with your rent, please get in touch with us. We have an experienced and well-trained team who are here to help.

 

David Squires, Head of Customer Experience

 

East Cheshire Emergency Assist Helpline

The Cheshire East Emergency Assistance scheme is a safety net for people in crisis. This is normally a non-cash scheme, but they can help in other ways.

 

Cre8 Surplus Food Grocery, Macclesfield

Cre8 offer a range of services for young people around the Moss Rose in Macclesfield - including a food pantry for everybody who lives nearby. They are open on Tuesdays at 1pm and Wednesdays at 4.30pm

 

Silklife, Macclesfield

You need a referral for this foodbank, but Silklife Macclesfield will provide you with 5 days of food once they receive your referral. 

You can be referred by any professional agency - like a health visitor, social services, GP, Citizens Advice. As your landlord, we can refer you too. Email us at SupportTeamReferrals@peaksplains.org

 

Green in the Corner Cafe, Macclesfield

A community café based in Hurdsfield, Macclesfield. As well as providing tasty, affordable food, the café also hosts community activities such as art groups, craft groups and after school clubs. Additionally, the café is working towards being Dementia friendly.

  • The Green In The Corner Cafe, 8/9 Hurdsfield Green, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2RJ
  • Call 01625 427447, Monday - Saturday 8am to 2pm 

 

Cheshire Streetwise

Cheshire Streetwise collect food donations (alongside running a furniture project and homeless support service) from local food retailers and distribute it across the community.

 

Salvation Army, Macclesfield and Crewe

Salvation Army Macclesfield and Salvation Army Crewe have a small stock of food available for those facing food crisis.

 

Kings Table Café, Macclesfield

The Kings Table is a cafe that you can go to for food to get through the next couple of days or over a weekend.

  • Call 01625 615 115
  • Visit their website
  • Drop in The Oasis Coffee bar at the Cavalry Church (Earlsway, Macclesfield) on a Wednesday morning

 

St Michael's Church, Macclesfield

St Michael's Church offer ‘Angel At My Table’, a surplus food café which serves snacks, light meals and lunches for just a small donation - whatever you can afford.

  • Drop in from Thursday to Saturday 10am to 3pm
  • St Michael's Church, Market Square, Macclesfield

 

High Peak Food Bank (Zink)

High Peak Food Bank covers Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Hope Valley and the northern Derbyshire Dales. They offer 3 days worth of emergency food, alongside other support services to help with isolation and employment.

  • Visit Zink HQ, Clough Street (Market Street Car Park) Buxton SK17 6LJ
  • Call 01298 214926
  • Visit their website

 

Stockport Foodbank

Stockport Foodbank covers the whole SK area. You need to be referred to access a 3 day emergency food parcel. 

You can be referred by any professional agency - like a health visitor, social services, GP, Citizens Advice. As your landlord, we can refer you too. Email us at SupportTeamReferrals@peaksplains.org.

 

Hope Central, North East Cheshire

Hope Central cover Knutsford, Handforth, Wilmslow and all the areas inbetween. They can provide a 3 day emergency food parcel for people in crisis. They can also provide support with debt, money management, employment advice and addiction. 

You need to be referred to Hope Central for an emergency food parcel. You can be referred by any professional agency - like a health visitor, social services, GP, Citizens Advice. As your landlord, we can refer you too. Email us at SupportTeamReferrals@peaksplains.org.

 

Nantwich Foodbank

Nantwich Foodbank is part of the Trussel Trust and they can provide 3 days of emergency food. You need to be referred to recieve one of their food parcels. 

You need to be referred to Hope Central for an emergency food parcel. You can be referred by any professional agency - like a health visitor, social services, GP, Citizens Advice. As your landlord, we can refer you too. Email us at SupportTeamReferrals@peaksplains.org.

 

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