• Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement – 1st April 2020

    Wood Street Mission remains closed to families until further notice.

    Manager’s Update – Coronavirus
  • Books Forever Appeal

    Books Forever Appeal

    Donate new books and help transform the lives of local children.

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  • 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 image


    Our SmartStart School Uniform project helped thousands of children last 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 2019 Thank You!

    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


Manager’s Update – Coronavirus

1st April 2020
Latest update regarding the temporary closure of Wood Street Mission.

Manchester City Council – Freephone helpline to support the vulnerable

31st March 2020
Freephone helpline to support the most vulnerable in Manchester.
Help is available if you need it. Call 0800 234 6123

Spring 2020 Newsletter

20th March 2020
Our latest Newsletter has landed!


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Some powerful words from Emily. twitter.com/nadine_writes/…

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The Manchester Community Response Hub operating hours over the Easter period. Friday 10 April (Good Friday): 10am–2pm Saturday 11 April: 8.30am–5.30pm Sunday 12 April (Easter Sunday): Closed Monday 13 April (Easter Monday): 10am–2pm

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Coronavirus. Anyone can get it. Anyone can spread it. Don’t put your family and friends in danger. Retweeted by Wood Street Mission

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If you’re affected by domestic violence during the #Coronavirus #lockdown, the ‘Rail to refuge’ scheme from train companies and Women's Aid will cover the cost of train travel to a refuge. Contact @womensaid for advice and support. Find out more: media.raildeliverygroup.com/news/train-com…

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Our Spirit of Salford Helpline will be open Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Monday to help people who are self-isolating. We can help get essentials such as food and medication if you don't have family or friends that can help you. Call 0800 952 1000 or orlo.uk/jubgw

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Beware of strangers offering to do shopping errands and failing to return when the money has been given upfront. If you're self-isolating and have nobody to get you food or medication, don't take up offers by strangers, call The Spirit of Salford Helpline 0800 952 1000 #COVID19

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