• SmartStart

    Our School Uniform Project 'Smart Start' is underway and you can find the details including the application form and guidelines here!

    Smart Start Application Form
  • Who is Wood Street Mission?

    Our Mission states that 'We will improve the life chances of children and families living in poverty by contributing to the creation of a society where all children have equal access to those items necessary for their wellbeing and education.'

    About Us
  • Need to refer a family?

    Our Family Basics project is now open to referrals

    For Referrers
  • Mum and baby

    Support for families

    Our Family Basics Service is up and running.

    Read More
  • We value your support

    This year it is more important than ever to support struggling families and help children across Manchester and Salford.

    Support Us
  • News Updates

    Keep track of the latest news from Wood Street.

    News & Events


2022 Books Forever Appeal

27th April 2022
Thanks to the kindness of our supporters, our 2022 Book Appeal has been a page turning success!

We’re Hiring!

30th March 2022
We are recruiting for 3 exciting roles.

Pound the pavements for poverty!

17th March 2022
Will we be cheering you on as part of our Great Manchester Run team this year?


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We’re off to @BeWILDerwoodCHR!!! Exciting day ahead #Manchester #Poverty #ChildhoodExperiences

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@bao_bao_bun @oneplusltd We’re incredibly grateful to them both. Such a generous donation

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Have you just watched @ComeDineWithMe? Alan and Michelle from One Plus Restaurant in Manchester won the £1k prize money and we're delighted to announce that they have donated the full amount to us. An incredibly generous donation, thank you so much and congratulations! #CDWMPros

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😂😂😬can anyone tell us a better joke? We'll go first.....What did Zero say to Eight? Nice Belt! (we tried) #InternationalJokeDay twitter.com/Booktrust/stat…

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We’ve been back on the road again in #LittleHulton this morning with our #FamilyBasics #Outreach. It makes a big difference for families struggling to get into the city centre #Manchester #Salford #Poverty

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Jun 30

Today is #WorldSocialMediaDay and an opportunity to celebrate the online communities and friendships it has created. Thank you to our wonderful community of social media friends, you make our world a brighter place #Manchester #Poverty #Community

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