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Do apply for support if you’re struggling.  Some sources of funding run out, so it’s better to apply early.

Derbyshire Discretionary Fund: to apply call 01629-533399 

Emergency cash payment to help pay for food or heating and/or an ‘exceptional pressure grant’ for people who are on benefits or have moved into work in the last 3 months.

You can apply for 3 emergency cash payments within 12 months. After 3 payments, you can also apply for:


Household Support Fund: to apply call 01629-533399

Up to 2 grants of £64, + £20 for each additional member of the household and a payment towards heating: 


Help with Heating

Warmer Derby & Derbyshire give advice about energy and help negotiate about bills and debt:

0800-677-1332 or 

If your energy provider hasn’t yet run out of Warm Homes Grant, the £140 grants details are at: 


Food Banks

Glossopdale Foodbank  – 

No referral is needed. Any one in financial hardship can collect a food parcel at either Glossop Children’s Centre: Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 5. 00 p.m.

or Hadfield Children’s Centre:  Tuesday and Thursday 10.00 to 11.00

or Gamesley, The Pantry (G52):  Monday to Friday 10.00 to 3.00

If you are in financial hardship and self-isolating or house bound, a parcel can be delivered to your home address. Glossopdale FB has a designated Foodbank Adviser – Ghazala Darr based at Glossop CAB: 07730 089657 or email at She can help you increase your income, reduce debts & help with many other problems.


Gamesley – G52 (community Pantry) 

If anyone needs a parcel in Gamesley, please email or ring the G52 mobile which is 07745642482 during office hours. 


Hadfield / Padfield/ Tintwistle              Bellies not Bins


New Mills – Helping Hands Foodbank

Phone Number: 07425 177999  Email: 


New Mills Community Pantry, New Mills Youth and Community CIC (New Mills)

Offering deliveries to older people, those with mobility issues and those shielding. Based in the indoor market, Market Street, New Mills, High Peak. It’s £5 per year membership and £2.50 per shop. (open Tue/Sat term time and Tue/Thur/Sat school holidays)

Phone Number: 07377 892125  



Whaley Bridge Foodbank

Phone Number: 07920 253075  Website: 


Buxton/Hope Valley/Bakewell – High Peak Foodbank    Phone Number: 07811 684299  

High Peak Foodbank covers Buxton, Chapel en le Frith, the Hope Valley and northern Derbyshire Dales.


Hope Valley – Bradwell Cares Foodbank 

We can now offer a service for anyone who may be facing difficulties and have insufficient funds to buy essentials such as food or hygiene products

Phone Number: 07803244869 Sharon    Email:  


Foodbanks can refer to other sources of Funding and Support

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