Shildon Alive

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Shildon Alive-A St John's Church Project is a community project run by the community, for the community. 

At Shildon Alive you can make a contribution to one of our projects, share your skills and experience, learn new skills and make friends. We bring people together, promote health and wellbeing, support you as you grow and reach your full potential as part of the community. 

We will offer you help and advice in a crisis. We also offer rewarding volunteer opportunities, and support you in that role as you gain in confidence and develop new skills. We offer a friendly ear and advocacy service as you shape your own life, the lives of others around you and the wider community.


Volunteer Opportunities: 

Gardening at our community gardens 

Fundraising and events 

Helping out at the foodbank 

Credit Union collection point 

Support Services: 

Drop in Advocacy Services:

Stonham Housing support every Tuesday 1:30pm - 3:30pm 

MOVINON housing support every Thursday 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Opening Times for Hub & Credit Union

Mon 10.00am - 4.00pm

Tues 10.00am  - 4.00pm (Stonham Housing Drop-In 1.30pm-3.30pm)
(mobile advocacy available 9:30am - 11:30am bookable appointments available)

Wed various courses Pending 

Thurs 10.00am - 4.00pm (MoveinOn Drop In 2.00pm - 4.00pm working with 16-35 offering Housing Support)

Fri 10.00am - 4.00pm

The team support individuals with new universal credit claims, appeals for PIP, food support, debt and addiction, sign posting individuals to the relevant agencies when necessary.

37 3/4 day crisis parcels feeding 78 individuals in March

32 3/4 day crisis parcels feeding 58 individuals in April

£50 Utility support in March and April

7 Household items donated

5 individuals for debt support

(in talks with Surestart about potentially using the hub on a Wed for courses and Domestic Violence Support Group.)


Memory Café
is available 1st Tuesday in the month at Chestnut Close, Jubilee Estate 1.00pm - 2:30pm


For further information please contact:

Shildon Alive
19 Church Street
Shildon
DL4 1DS

Tel: 01388417600

Tel: 01388417474

Email: shildonalive@gmail.com

Web:www.shildonalive.org

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