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Support for Familes

Love God, Love One Another

The dark evenings and cold winter months are challenging for everyone, especially those struggling with the cost of
living. Please see below for the latest help and advice.

  •  Manchester's FREE Cost of Living Advice Line: Support with benefits, help and advice about rent, debt,
    bills, food support and help to get online (support to access the internet, laptops, phones and data). The
    advice line is open Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm on 0800 023 2692. You can also text on 07860 022 876
    or visit
  • Manchester's web page for help with the cost-of-living crisis: A comprehensive guide to the financial help and
    practical support available to Manchester residents.
  • Manchester's web page for those in financial difficulty: Providing information on housing/council tax, FSM,
    fuel, travel and cash grants, furniture and white goods.
  • Warm Welcome: You can find out more about Warm Welcome spaces near you by accessing the web pages
    and map at
  • Food Banks and Community Grocers : There are both referral and non-referral foodbanks across Manchester.
    You can find your nearest online at or
  • Local help and support: Information about support and advice in your local area.
  • Free SIMS/internet data for those eligible.
  • Help with internet use, digital inclusion and use of computers in our libraries. 
  • Governments Help for Households campaign and web pages for information
    and support with benefits, income, rent and bills, pension, subsidised travel, childcare and maternity costs.
  • Social Tariffs: Low-cost broadband and phone service packages, for those on low incomes. Check the Ofcom
    website to see if you can switch to a social tariff.


Please find below some useful information on different groups and organisations that can help if you are in need of support. Please remember that you can also contact school on 0161 998 4126 or by email


Caritas (Saint Aidan's Centre) contact Mrs Yates 

Early Help - Support for families using local agencies to work together

The Tree of Life Centre Wythenshawe -Food bank centre also sells used furniture and clothing - 07873889637

Safespots   Wythenshawe -Supporting women who have experienced domestic violence  07873889637

Wood Street Mission- Food bank and donates used homeware, some furniture and clothing  0161 834 3140

Wythenshawe Food Bank

South Trafford Food Bank

Norbrook Community Centre- 07901822089 

Benchill Community Centre- 0161 945 0879

Addy Young People’s Centre - 0161 437 8950

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group-0300111000

Advice Now- Legal advice

Manchester Child and Family Care 

Age Concern


NSPCC Support for vulnerable children

Extremism and Radicalisation A guide for parents

Bideford Community Centre- 0161 946 0506

Child Exploitation - Advice for families if they suspect exploitation by gangs

Child Exploitation Toolkit - Information for families

Child Exploitation Recruitment - Information on the stages of recruitment

Calm Zone - Information to help children to self regulate if they get angry and go in to crisis

Royal Oak Community Centre- 0161 998 2146