Household Support Fund

The Government announced a new support fund to help vulnerable households this winter. It is available until 31 March 2022.

Knowsley Better Together Hardship Fund

 A £2.5m Knowsley Better Together Hardship Fund has been launched to support residents in need with food and essentials, heating, debt advice, housing advice and support as well as supporting resident into employment and training.

Household Support Fund help with food and essentials (by area)

Halewood

Organisation
 
Address
 
Opening times
 
Contact telephone / email
 
Offer
 
Torrington Drive Community Association (TDCA)
 
New Hutte Neighbourhood Centre, Lichfield Road, Halewood, L26 1TE Weekdays 8-5pm 0151 443 2168
 
tdcaonline.co.uk
  • Essential Boxes - including food items, drinks, etc
  • Warm Clothing - children's coats 
  • Activities - books, word searches etc
  • White goods and furniture – Used, where available
  • Social supermarket – can buy food at reduced prices
 
Knowsley Foodbank St Mary’s Church, Kenton Road, Halewood, L26 9TS Saturdays 10-12pm 0151 482 6089
Foodbank mobile:
07731 789794 
foodbankteam@big-help.info
 
Emergency food for household to last 3 days.  Access to welfare benefits, debt and employment support and ‘baby basics’ for new/expectant parents
 
 
St Nicholas’ and St Mary’s Churches Halewood
 
St Nicholas’ Centre, Church Road Halewood L26 6LB Monday-Thursday 9-12pm 0151 487 9965
 
halewoodparish @btconnect.com
Emergency Food Parcels
 

Huyton

Organisation
 
Address
 
Opening times
 
Contact telephone
 
Offer
 
Knowsley Foodbank St George’s Church, 46 Primrose Drive, Huyton, L36 8DW Monday 12-2pm 0151 482 6089
Foodbank mobile:
07731 789794 
foodbankteam@big-help.info
 
Emergency food for household to last 3 days.  Access to welfare benefits, debt and employment support and ‘baby basics’ for new/expectant parents
 
 
Knowsley Foodbank St Dominic’s Church, Southdean Road, Huyton, L14 8UL
 
Thursdays
12-2pm
0151 482 6089
Foodbank mobile:
07731 789794 
foodbankteam@big-help.info
Emergency food for household to last 3 days.  Access to welfare benefits, debt and employment support and ‘baby basics’ for new/expectant parents
 
 
Incredible Edible Court Hey Park
L16 3NA
0151 722 9436
 
07925
529585
Tuesday 12-2pm and
Friday 11-2pm
 
(Community food club)
Community food club - people can become a free member and pick their own items from the shop.  Costs:
  • £3.50 for 10 items
  • £5.00 for 15 items
  • £10.00 for 30 items
Homestart Knowsley 55 Rupert Rd
Huyton
L36 9TB
 
info@homestartknowsley.org.uk
Monday-Friday 0151 480 3910
 
homestartknowsley.
org.uk
Support for families with at least one child under 11.
Can help with emergency food, warm clothing, baby basics, personal hygiene etc.
Also offer breastfeeding support, baby massage, baby yoga, stay and play (+families with additional needs/disabilities)
 
Swanside Community Centre Willoughby Rd,
Liverpool
L14 6XA
  Facebook page www.facebook.com/ swansidecc/ 
 
0151 489 2370
 
swansidecc@yahoo.co.uk 
 
Support with food and essential items
 
 
St George's Church and Community Hub Primrose Drive, Huyton. L36 8DW Via Rev Jayne
 
Rev Jayne VanDenBerg - 07828 701890
 
 
Monday:           
Foodbank (12 to 2pm) – same session as above for Knowsley Foodbank
                                             
Free Community Lunch (12 to 2pm)
 
Wednesday:     
 
Community Food Shop (12 to 3pm).  Residents select 10 items for £3.50.
 
Also:
Emergency Food Parcels - Up to 4 weeks supply
                           
 

Stockbridge Village

Organisation
 
Address
 
Opening times
 
Contact telephone
 
Offer
 
Knowsley Foodbank The Community Hub, The Croft, Stockbridge Village, L28 1NR
 
Weds
12-2pm
 
(open during Xmas break)
0151 482 6089
Foodbank mobile:
07731 789794 
foodbankteam@big-help.info
 
Emergency food for household to last 3 days.  Access to welfare benefits, debt and employment support and ‘baby basics’ for new/expectant parents
 
Stockbridge Village Hub
 
Community food club
 
 
Community Hub 
Unit 2
The Croft shops 
Stockbridge Village 
L28 1NR
 
07742
056842
Tues
12-2pm
 
Thurs 9.30-12pm
stockbridgevillagehub @bighelpproject.com
07793029740
 
Food club – can select and purchase items at reduced rates. 
 
£3.50 for 10 items
£5 for 15 items
£10 for 30 items
 
All fruit and veg is free - varies on the day what is in
 
 

 

Kirkby

Organisation
 
Address
 
Opening times
 
Contact telephone
 
Offer
 
Knowsley Foodbank St Andrews Church, Highfield, Tower Hill, Kirkby L33 1ZF
 
Monday
12-2pm
0151 482 6089
Foodbank mobile:
07731 789794 
foodbankteam@big-help.info
 
Emergency food for household to last 3 days.  Access to welfare benefits, debt and employment support and ‘baby basics’ for new/expectant parents
 
Knowsley Foodbank The Kirkby Centre, Norwich Way, Liverpool L32 8XY (located underneath the Library - look for 'Poco's Coffee Shop)
 
Tuesday
12-2pm
0151 482 6089
Foodbank mobile:
07731 789794 
 
foodbankteam@big-help.info
Emergency food for household to last 3 days.  Access to welfare benefits, debt and employment support and ‘baby basics’ for new/expectant parents
 
Knowsley Foodbank The Kirkby Centre, Norwich Way, Liverpool L32 8XY (located underneath the Library - look for 'Poco's') Fridays
12-2pm
0151 482 6089
Foodbank mobile:
07731 789794 
 
foodbankteam@big-help.info
Emergency food for household to last 3 days.  Access to welfare benefits, debt and employment support and ‘baby basics’ for new/expectant parents
 
Centre 63 Old Hall Lane, Kirkby, L32 5TH
 
ann.norris@Centre63.co.uk 
Mon to Fri
8.30-5pm
Social supermarket open Wednesdays 10-2pm
 
0151 549 1494 Social supermarket
YES project-Advice and support with homelessness/ housing /property pool
Money & Debt- new benefits /budgeting
Floating Tenancy Support

Other sources of help

The following links may be helpful: 

Apply for Free School Meals for your child

Find local and national financial advice
 
Emergency Support Scheme (food, fuel and furniture in an emergency or crisis)

 Apply for a Council Tax reduction for low income households