Under the national lockdown restrictions, our Community Shops are closed, but we will continue to operate our on-site Food Clubs, emergency furniture vouchers/white goods and emergency support for people who are homeless/at risk of homelessness. We will continue furniture collections across our Ancoats and Eccles hubs.
Our services are applicable to those on benefits and on no income. Our opening hours are:
• Ancoats, Manchester: 10am till 2pm – Monday to Saturday
• Eccles: 10am – 2pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Due to changing our model to support more people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re currently offering a food delivery service for our Little Hulton clients. This will also give us time to redevelop the services in our hub.
This means our Little Hulton hub will be closed, so please call 0161 228 7331 or email email@example.com for support, and watch this space for exciting developments.
We are complying with the government’s guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19, and have included updated steps we are taking below:
Relaunching Food Club delivery service(1/13/2021)-With Manchester going back into national lockdown, we are making our Food Club and emergency parcel services available for home deliveries within the M60 ring-road. If you are on benefits/low/no income and need to access our Food Club service or...
National lockdown restrictions(1/4/2021)-Under national lockdown restrictions, our Community Shops are closed, but we will continue to operate our on-site Food Clubs, emergency furniture vouchers/white goods and emergency support for people who are homeless/at risk of homelessness. We will continue furniture collections across...
Katie joined Mustard Tree’s life-skills and employability training placement ‘Freedom’ after a period of homelessness caused by multiple factors.
“I was in a major depressive state”
Katie* has bipolar disorder and has had problems with mental health in the past. “I’d been taking medication for 12 years but stopped taking them early last year and became really unwell quite quickly. It sent me into a major depressive state last September and I ended up being sectioned for two months”.
Katie says that the sectioning was necessary for her recovery, but it started a sequence of events which ultimately led to her falling through the cracks and into a deeper depression.
*To protect identity, name has been changed and photo posed by an actor.
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