Useful Contacts - Help, Support & Intervention

Free meals across Stoke-on-Trent for those in need

Please Note: Anyone wishing to use the service of any of these organisations should contact them direct, rather than via Street Chaplains


  • Monday

Open Door   St Marks Church Shelton                    10am-12pm

Full English breakfast & Food bags

Gems           Hanley Elim Church, Hanley                10am-12pm

Fellowship/coffee/tea (not during school holidays)

Wings         The Lounge, Gitana St, Hanley             5.30pm-7.30pm

  • Tuesday

Gems           Hanley Elim Church, Hanley               10am-12pm

Fellowship/coffee/tea (not during school holidays)

Breakfast    Hanley Baptist Church, Regent Rd      10am-12.30pm


  • Wednesday

Gems           Hanley Elim Church, Hanley               10am-12pm

Fellowship/coffee/tea (not during school holidays)

More than Coffee  Hanley Baptist Church               10am-12.30pm

Fellowship/light snacks/tea & cake

  • Thursday

Manna House   Hanley Baptist Church                   10am-12.30pm

2 course hot meal, washroom facilities, sandwiches to take away and clothing

  • Saturday

THE LOUNGE   (Next to the Methodist Bookshop) 

Gitana St, Hanley                Tea/Coffee/Toast         9am - 10.30am  

  • Sunday

THE LOUNGE  Gitana St, Hanley                           7.30pm - 9pm

Coffee, Tea, Sandwiches


FOODBANK  All people in need must be referred. For all general enquiries call Stoke on Trent Head Office:  Mon-Fri 9am-4pm  01782 281818

Christmas Dinner

Swan Bank Church, Burslem provides a Christmas dinner. To book a place call: 01782 575129


Hostel & Housing Support

Brighter Futures Rough Sleepers Team   Free* on 0800 970 2304

24 hour messaging service available 

*FREE from landlines and pay phones. Some mobile providers may charge


90 Hope St, Stoke on Trent                                    01782 279234

Elizabeth House (for women escaping violence)   01782 713737

Salvation Army 1 Vale St, Stoke-on-Trent              01782 744374

Salvation Army Bridge St, Newcastle                     01782 630547

YMCA (Hanley) For young people up to 25yrs       01782 222376


RESTART Housing for ex-offenders                      01782 252708

Aspire Housing                                                       01782 635200

ARCH North Staffs                                                 01782 204479

Stoke-on-Trent Council housing solutions             01782 233696

Brighter Futures                                                     01782 406000


Runaway Helpline  All sorts of advice and help for under 18’s

Call or Text 116000  or email:


Message Home: Get a message sent home for free to let someone know you are safe  0800 9702304


Stoke-on-Trent Community Drug Service            01782 2197777


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