Factsheet: Handsworth Foodbank

Name of food bankHandsworth Foodbank
Organisation(s) operating this food bankSheffield Christian Life Centre,

Southern Light Community Church
AddressSheffield Christian Life Centre, 1 Richmond Road, Handsworth, Sheffield, S13 9TB
Southern Light Community Church, Tannery Lane, Woodhouse, Sheffield, S13 7LA
Phone07599 878715 (Handsworth)

07432252373 (Southern Light Community Church)
Contact nameLaura-Jo Gray
Emailfoodbank@sheffieldchristianlifecentre.co.uk
Clients can access directly?No – email referral accepted from No – email referral accepted from agencies to foodbank@sheffieldchristianlifecentre.co.uk
Other infoWe are operating a delivery ONLY service on Thursdays between 16.00-18.00 (Handsworth) and Fridays between 12.00-14.00 (Woodhouse)

Clients will still need referrals.

E-referrals can be made online via the Trussell Trust e-referral system or by email to foodbank@sheffieldchristianlifecentre.co.uk if you are unable to access the Trussell Trust database. Food parcels will not be delivered to clients without a referral.

For agencies emailing the foodbank, we need: the client's full name, address, telephone number, DOB/Year of birth, how many people the parcel is for ie adults/ children, inc. ages and ONE reason for the crisis (debt, loss of wages, delayed/changes to benefits, domestic abuse, child school holiday meals, no recourse to public funds, low income).

Clients will be provided with a parcel for 3/4 days.

The following advice-lines may also be able to support you or your client and refer you for further support if necessary.

Citizens Advice Sheffield
- Advice Line: 03444 113 111
(Open Monday to Friday 10.00am—4.00pm)

- Consumer Service Helpline— 0800 04 05 06
(Open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm)

- Sheffield Advocacy Hub – 0800 035 0396
(Open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm)

- Universal Credit Help to Claim Helpline – 0800 144 8 444
(Open Monday to Friday 8am-6pm)

Sheffield City Council Coronavirus Helpline
- 0114 273 4567
(Available Monday to Friday 8.45am-4.45pm)

 

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