• Mum and Baby

    Support for Families

    We support families living on a low income in Manchester and Salford, who struggle to make ends meet. We offer help with the practical things that can make a big difference to everyday life.

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  • 150 Years of Supporting Local Children

    In 2019 we recognised our 150th anniversary as a charity. We have a long and varied history but our focus has always been to support families living in poverty in Manchester and Salford.

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  • SmartStart

    Our SmartStart School Uniform project helped thousands of children this year with uniform items along with the 'Back to School' essentials such as lunch bags, stationery and school bags.

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  • Christmas Appeal

    Every child deserves a special Christmas.
    Thanks to your generosity we’ve been able to help 1,430 families with over 12,000 toys and treats.

    How to help


BNY Mellon Go That Extra Mile This Christmas

29th December 2019
BNY Mellon help to create thousands of smiles this Christmas.


19th November 2019
Certain baby gates that have been distributed via our Family Basics Project have been recalled by Argos.

2019 Christmas Party

14th November 2019
We are really sorry that our Christmas Party will not be going ahead this year but our toy/gift distribution will be as wonderful as it's always been!


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You’ve only got until Friday to apply for our latest #vacancy. If you’re looking for a new job as a #vandriver get yourself over to our website QUICK! #recruitment #manchester #salford woodstreetmission.org.uk/about-us/jobs/

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Always so generous to us, we never take it for granted. Thanks so much to everyone at Walkden Tesco. #Manchester #Salford #Poverty twitter.com/elainefox18/st…

Donation of new uniform from Walkden Tesco to @WoodSt_Mission proud to be supporting our community @GaryAshton68 @salford_mayor
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What a fantastic idea, thank you so much for including us and of course for the donation. twitter.com/tftconsultants…

@MoversShakersUK @brumshospice @42ndStreetmcr @ZoesPlaceCov @WoodSt_Mission @LandAid @coramsfields
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Jan 19

This is brilliant news #periodpoverty #manchester twitter.com/mennewsdesk/st…

Every school and college can get free period products from next week manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-m…
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Jan 18

Thank you to everyone who went along and partied on our behalf and a special thanks to everyone who worked their socks off to make it a success. twitter.com/wearestickyhea…

Thank you 🙏 so much to everyone who got involved with and supported last night’s party in aid of @WoodSt_Mission. Everyone at @stage_radio_mcr, all the DJs & everyone who came down on the night There’s still time to support the cause on our @JustGiving justgiving.com/playtimewoodst…
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