There are lots of foodbanks, food projects and community cafes across Greater Manchester to help keep you and your family fit and healthy.
Many of these services offer more than just food, some may offer support around mental health and wellbeing, food parcels, financial advice and support, community ran groups and much more.
Visit your local area website:
Urban Outreach - food banks and warm spaces in Bolton
Bury Directory - food banks in Bury
Manchester City Council - food banks and community grocers
Oldham Council - Oldham Foodbank
Rochdale Council - food banks in Rochdale
Stockport Council - help getting food
Tameside Council - food banks, pantries and clothing / school uniforms
Trafford Housing Trust - food banks
The Brick - food community in Wigan
If you have a child under four or are pregnant, you might be able to get a Healthy Start card to help you buy certain types of milk, infant formula, fruit and vegetables.
Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply on the NHS website.
Less waste, save money
Recycle for Greater Manchester has top tips to help you waste less food, and help save money.
5 tips: How to waste less food - Recycle for Greater Manchester