Need emergency financial support?
Shropshire or Telford & Wrekin Council may be able to help with food, bills and other essentials


Shropshire: Call 0345 678 9078 or apply online
Telford & Wrekin: Call 01952 380400 or apply online

The welfare support teams are ready to help and will support you through the application process

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Emergency Food

If you are in need of food, don't go without. Find out where to access emergency food in Shropshire.

Community food projects

Low cost or free food provided by the community for the community

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Covid-19 Advice & Support

Find mutual aid groups, council services and specific initiatives to help you during this time

Lending a Helping Hand

Maximising Income

Support with benefits, grants and employment

Are you on a low budget, want to save money or need help accessing free or low cost food?​

Need advice?

Citizens Advice Shropshire can advise on a wide range of issues:
  • Claims for welfare benefits

  • Debt and employment advice

  • Disability benefits

  • Appeals on Universal Credit

  • Employment Support Allowance

  • Help with employment contracts around furlough, redundancy and discrimination around disability and pregnancy.

  • Consumer issues such as holiday cancellations 

Call the advice line on 0808 278 7894 

Line open 10am – 4pm, Monday to Friday

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