Find out what support services are available in your area

COVID-19

Please be aware that many organisations have adapted their processes due to Covid-19. We recommend that you visit their website or phone to find out up to date information.

Food

Shrewsbury, Central

Open table, surplus food from supermarkets. Pay as you feel. Check website or social media for current timetable.

Oswestry, North

Community meal, meal delivery and breakfast club for 16-18.

Ludlow, South

Meal delivery to vulnerable, community meal.

Every Tuesday and Thursday

Rockspring Community Centre, Sandford Road, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1SX

 
 

Money, debt & benefits

Shrewsbury, Central

An honest, confidential service for personal debt advice, budgeting help or form filling when applying for benefits.

The Barnabas Church Centre, Longden Coleham, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 7DN

Shrewsbury, Central, Shropshire

Advice and information on a range of issues, including benefits and welfare rights, consumer issues, employment and housing rights, legal issues, money and debt. Specialist casework in debt, welfare benefits and housing.

Fletcher House, 15 College Hill, Shrewsbury, SY1 1LY

Unit 3, Southwater Square
Southwater Way
Telford
TF3 4JG

Shropshire, Countywide

Low cost loans, savings.

Just Credit Union, 1A Castle Gates, Shrewsbury, SY1 2AQ

Just Credit Union - Oswestry

Oswestry, North

Outreach. Low cost loans, savings.

Oswestry Library, Arthur Street, Oswestry, SY11 1JR

Just Credit Union - Market Drayton

Market Drayton, North

Outreach. Low cost loans, savings.

Shropshire Housing Alliance, 11 High Street, Market Drayton, TF9 1PY

Tenbury Well, South

No interest loans of up to £400 for essential items to be bought from local businesses.

5 Teme Court Teme Street, Tenbury Wells WR15 8AA

Shrewsbury, Central

Free and confidential debt and budgeting support. Can advise on Debt Management Plans, Debt Relief Orders (DRO), Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVA) or Bankruptcy.

Lancaster Road, Harlescott, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY13LE

Shrewsbury, Central

Completely free debt advice, negotiation with creditors, assistance with budgeting, help with benefit claims.

Church Road, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury, SY3 9HF

Shrewsbury, Central

Advice with housing/benefit/employment/money issues & getting online.

Shrewsbury, Central

Financial Inclusion Team offer a free service to STAR tenants, including debt advice, budgeting and assistance with benefit applications.

The Spruce Building, Sitka Drive, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6LG

 
 

Housing & furniture

Shropshire, Countywide

Housing advice, homelessness assistance.

Shrewsbury, Central

Day centre for homeless and vulnerable people.

10 Castle Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY1 2DJ

01743 363305

By appointment only between 9am and 2pm

E-mail

Website

Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Market Drayton

Advice and information for people who are homeless, or inadequately or inappropriately housed. Also run a bedsit scheme for young people.

 

01743 341900

Mon-Fri 9.30am-4pm

Website

Shrewsbury, Central

Advice and information for people aged over 18 with housing problems.

01743 231415

Monday - Friday 9.30am-2.30pm

E-mail

Website

Shrewsbury, Central

Advice and information for people aged over 18 with housing problems.

01743 231415

Monday - Friday 9.30am-2.30pm

E-mail

Website

Ludlow, South

Provide essential household items to people on low incomes.

Shrewsbury, Central

Provide essential household items to people on low incomes.

01743 246668

Monday - Thursday 10am-4pm, Friday 10am-2pm

Website

Children & Families

Shropshire, Countywide

Advice and support for anyone suffering domestic abuse or if you're worried about someone who is.

Shropshire Domestic Abuse Service The Gateway, The Auction Yard Craven Arms SY7 9BW

Shropshire, Countywide

Advice and support for women and children suffering domestic abuse.

0800 783 1359

24hr helpline

Website

Twitter

Shropshire, Countywide

Help from Shropshire Council to support a family, child or young person as soon as a problem arises.

 

Mental health & addiction

NHS Crisis Mental Health Team

Shropshire, Countywide

Urgent mental health service.

0808 196 4501

24hr helpline

Website

Shropshire, Shrewsbury

Support, groups and activities for anyone struggling with their mental health.

Observer House, suites 3 and 4, Holywell St, Shrewsbury SY2 6BL
01743 368647

Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm

Website

Facebook

Shropshire, Countywide

Support, counselling, detox programs for people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction

1st Floor, Crown House, St Mary's St, Shrewsbury SY1 1DS

01743 294700

Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5PM

Website

Facebook

Shropshire, Countywide

Free and confidential support to young people experiencing issues with drugs & alcohol.

1st Floor, Crown House, St Mary's St, Shrewsbury SY1 1DS

Disabilities

Shropshire, Countywide

Information, legal advice and advocacy for disability issues, run by and for disabled people.

Louise House, Roman Road, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury, SY3 9JN

01743 539201

Advice line Monday - Wednesday, 10.30am-12.30pm

E-mail

Website

Shropshire, Countywide

A free, confidential and impartial service for children and young people aged 0 – 25 years, with SEND, and their parents

01743 280019

Monday - Friday, 9AM - 4PM

E-mail

Website

Facebook
Twitter

Older People

Shropshire, Countywide

Confidential advice for older people, their families and carers on social care, legal and income issues, befriending, and staying warm and safe.

Shropshire, Countywide

Supporting caregivers looking after someone with a terminal illness, people who are themselves end of life, and those who have been bereaved. 

Freepost RSGB-CYBY-HSCX, Omega, London House, Town Walls, Shrewsbury, SY1 1TX

Employment

Shrewsbury, Oswestry, Whitchurch, Market Drayton, Bridgnorth

Benefits claims and job advice

Princess House, 17-19 The Square, Shrewsbury SY1 1YA

27 Oswald Rd, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 1DZ

Green End Parade, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 1AG

51 Stafford St, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 1JF

Severn Street, Low Town, Bridgnorth, Shropshire, WV15 6BP

0800 169 0190

Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm

Website

Shropshire, Countywide

Training, grants and support for getting people into employment

01952 245 015

Monday - Thursday 9AM - 5PM, Friday 9AM - 4PM

Website

 
 
 

Transport

Shrewsbury, Ludlow

Community cycling. Free bike repairs, low cost or free bikes., bicycle safety courses. 

Unit 40 Riverside Shopping Centre, Shrewsbury.

Shropshire, Countywide

Low cost rental of scooters and bikes for people unable to afford/access transport for school or work.