• Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement – 14th May 2020

    Wood Street Mission is planning for the future.

    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 closure and plans for the future.

14th May 2020
Getting back to the 'new normal' and adapting our services.

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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Clearly our Woody is top Dino in Manchester but this looks fascinating! twitter.com/McrMuseum/stat…

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This sounds fun!!! #outdoorplay twitter.com/MYL_info/statu…

Here is a quick and fun activity from our Play & Youth Team to try out in the garden whilst the weather is nice (it's great fun indoors too!). You just need some balloons and some bits from around the house! #playmatters #funactivities #outdoorplay
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This #VolunteersWeek we want to say THANK YOU to the volunteers who are making a difference in Salford. We'd encourage our members to join in and #CheerForTheVolunteers to show their thanks! Find out how you can get involved: bit.ly/36n9P2H

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Jun 01

It's #VolunteersWeek2020 and a great opportunity to celebrate the enormous contribution millions of volunteers make to charities and organisations across the UK. To all who give up their valuable time and expertise to help us and countless other organisations, THANK YOU!

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May 31

#TogetherInOneVoice what a fantastic idea and a really special way to lift the spirits of Greater Manchester and beyond. twitter.com/MayorofGM/stat…

🎶 Want to catch up on #TogetherInOneVoice, Greater Manchester's mass singalong event from Thursday evening? 🎶 A brilliant new film is screening right now! 🎞️ Watch Greater Manchester sing as one. @TogetherMCR #MIFLive 👍 More 👇 youtube.com/watch?v=z7x_FU…
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May 31

@HowardDonald great to hear you talking about reading during Lockdown. Children benefit so much from books yet so many don't own one. We give books to hundreds of families in Manchester and Salford who are living in poverty. Please keep 'singing' their praises! #BooksForever

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