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The Active Wellbeing Society are continuing to support the community during Covid-19 and we know our services during lockdown have been a lifeline for many. Please find info on our current services below.

Telephone Support

We are committed to supporting those in need in our communities through our telephone support ‘Listen and Connect‘ service. If you are in need of telephone support please head to our dedicated Listen and Connect page.


Excellent quality clothing is available for free for individuals and organisations to request through our Wear and Share project. Find out more and request here.


Local foodbanks, emergency food provision and additional support

Find information and contact info about local organisations, foodbanks and groups who may be able to assist with emergency food support and additional support here. This resource gives contact information about alternative support and services, but it is strongly recommended that you contact the foodbank/group first to check if they are currently offering food parcels, and if so, how to access these. 
Please note due to changes in circumstances after the time of publication, the accuracy of the information may be affected. The information may have changed without notice and The Active Wellbeing Society is not in any way liable for the accuracy of any information printed and stored or in any way interpreted and used by a user. 

You can also find a directory of local foodbanks at:

The Active Wellbeing Society emergency food parcels

We are providing a limited number of emergency food parcels on a first come first served basis for Birmingham residents only. If you phone us after our daily limit has been reached, we will try to signpost you to another organisation nearby who can help. This reduced service will mean we can no longer take requests for weekly or fortnightly parcel deliveries. To ask for a food parcel, you can telephone us on 0121 728 7030, Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm and Saturday 9:30am-12:30pm.

Cooked meals

You can pick up free, nutritious meals from our Big Feed Community Cafes, as well as recipe kits and some food parcels too. Find more info about the Cafes here.

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