• 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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It’s been an honour to work with the @RememberingNell to create the #NellJonesReadingAward for pupils who’ve been nominated as the most improved reader from their year group. A big well done to all of our winners #BooksForever

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Today is going to be a great day #BooksForever

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Jul 06

Our Sarah has been to see the lovely folk at the #Deansgate @Waterstones today and Amy has helped choose an amazing selection of books for a very special day tomorrow #BooksForever

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Jul 06

We're currently appealing for children's clothing and if you can help we'd be really grateful. You can find a full list of what we need on our website. Thanks so much #Manchester #Salford #Poverty woodstreetmission.org.uk/support-us/don…

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Jul 05

Every child deserves the opportunity to fit in and achieve at school and together we can provide the right start bit.ly/3y9ODvl #SmartStart #SchoolUniform #Poverty #Family #Manchester #Salford

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