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How they can help

How to contact them

Tameside Community Hub

The Tameside Community Hub has been established by local organisations to provide support for the most vulnerable people in the area.


It can support people who do not have any other way of sourcing food and medical supplies. They are also helping vulnerable residents to access hardship grants.


Please only contact the hub if you require help accessing food or medical supplies and have no other means of doing this. 

Call them on 0161 342 8355, Monday to Wednesday 8am to 5pm, Thursday: 8am to 4:30pm, Friday 8:30am to 4:00pm. 

Council Tax Support

You can submit an application for Council Tax council tax support / reduction online which is a benefit in place to help those on low income/benefits cover their council tax bill

Call them on 0161 342 3708 


Or apply online here.

Tameside Citizens Advice

Tameside Citizens Advice provide free, confidential and impartial advice to residents of Tameside. You can go to them with all sorts of issues such as money, benefit, housing or employment issues.


All of their face to face services are now closed to the public but they have allocated more staff to email and telephone advice.


They are available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Call them on 0300 330 9076.


Reach them on their email advice service at


Speak to them on webchat here.

Minds Matter

Minds Matter help with everyday issues that affect your mental wellbeing.


At the moment, you might feel anxious, stressed, worried or frustrated.


Mind Matters have a team of mental wellbeing practitioners, peer support workers and counsellors who can help you to manage and overcome your difficulties.


They can help you:


– Address current problems

– Gain a new understanding of your difficulties and develop new ways of coping

– Make positive changes in your life

– Talk about your difficulties in a non-judgemental and supportive environment.

To access their service call them on 0161 343 5748 or speak to your GP.


Find out more here.



Being there

Being There is a small charity providing emotional support and practical assistance to people with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses, along with those closest to them, such as family, friends and carers.


They are currently offering a telephone listening line to offer emotional support at this difficult time. Please leave a message with contact details if the line is busy and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.

Call them on 0161 217 1373 

OR 07709 522631


Find out more information here.

Manchester Homeless Aid UK

If you are over 65 and you are self-isolating with symptoms diagnosed by a medical professional, you can request a free basic food hamper to be delivered.

Call them on 07973 214603 or 07821 454855.

Age UK

Age UK Tameside is focusing on supporting their customers and clients who are self-isolating. Their Get Up and Go and Information and Advice services are still open.

For information and advice call 07943 272 253.


For get up and go call 0161 308 5000




If you are struggling to get supplies at normal supermarkets, lots of the local grocery stores in Tameside are still open for business offering delivery and collection options for customers.

Find a list of local grocery stores here.


Find out information about your area here: