Financial benefits helpline
A helpline has been launched for people living in Wolverhampton who are worried about their Social Security benefit rights and entitlements following the Covid-19 outbreak.
You can email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07966 292321
The helpline offers free and confidential advice and information across a whole range of Social Security Benefits including advice on what benefits you may apply for including Statutory Sick Pay, Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit.
For more information on Social Security benefits you can also visit Wolverhampton Council’s benefits, universal credit & welfare reform web pages - https://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/benefits/benefits-universal-credit-welfare-reform
The following Foodbanks are operating in Wolverhampton:
The Well Unit 16, Wulfrun Trading Estate Stafford Road Wolverhampton WV10 6HH
Referrals are made by phone through a recognised organisation (eg Social Services, Housing, Citizens Advice, Refugee & Migrant Centre and many others who provide advice & support across the city)
Good Shepherd Ministry 65 Waterloo Road Wolverhampton WV1 4QU
Telephone: 01902 399955
Family food parcels, individual take-outs and dining services are available – please contact Good Shepherd Ministry for more information and times.
Harvest Community Food Bank New Testament Church of God, New Trust Centre, 1 Wolverhampton Road (on the corner of Woden Road & Wolverhampton Road), WV10 0PD
Adventist Food Bank 215 Great Brickkiln Street, WV3 0PN
Telephone: 07826 240716
Referrals from agencies only (phone call preferred but emails accepted).
St George’s HUB Day Centre St Marks Road, Chapel Ash, WV3 0QH
Oasis Soup Kitchen Christian Life Centre
Sedgley Street Blakenhall Wolverhampton WV2 3AJ
Wolverhampton has a selection of Community Support Groups operating:
Age UK Wolverhampton Befriending Helpline
Contact 01902 572060
The STA Foundation
Call: 07958 264178
Food parcel deliveries
Pennfields & Merridale Mutual Aid Group
Call: 01902 249249
Bilal Masjid - Islamic
Contact: 07902 313436
Services: Picking up shopping, urgent supplies, friendly call.
Madina Masjid - Islamic
Contact: Mohammad Tariq: 07811 335514 | Mahmood Hussain: 07932 654596 | Khalid Akhtar: 07957 291023
Services: Picking up supplies, friendly chat
St. Andrew's Church - Christian
Contact: Amanda Mullen: 07496 125647 | Rev Charles Thomas: 07542 532662
Services: Friendly phone call, food packages tbc.
St. Thomas' Church
Contact: 07401 197424
Services: Phone Call, Help with Shopping, Signposting
Bilston People's Centre - Christian
Contact: 01902 402273 | email@example.com
Services: Picking up shopping/supplies, friendly call