The Wokingham Borough Community Hub is now open to provide food, toiletries and other essentials to people in Wokingham borough who need them. Wokingham Borough Council is working with local charities to provide a community wide response to help vulnerable people during the Covid-19 crisis.
The community hub will be providing food parcels, toiletries and other essentials to anyone in the borough who is vulnerable, isolated or elderly, and to families in need.
If you are in need of support, contact Citizen’s Advice on 0300 330 1189 (entering 0118 978 7258 if prompted) Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. Or visit http://citizensadvicewokingham.org.uk/coronavirus/ and complete the online form.
Find out more about the community hub at https://www.facebook.com/wokinghamcommunityhub/
The community hub needs your donations: please donate any extra food, toiletries and other essentials by dropping them off at our no contact drop off centre at St Crispin’s Leisure Centre, London Road, Wokingham, Monday to Saturday 08.30-16.30.
20/4/2020 – new donation collection centres:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10.00-12.00. (Please note no library service).
Please always check the Wokingham Borough Community Hub Facebook page for the latest information.
Alternatively, monetary donations can be made via its Just Giving Page.
The council is working with Involve Community Services, Citizens Advice, Wokingham Volunteer Centre, The Link Visiting Scheme, First Days, Wokingham Foodbank, Age UK Berkshire, Local Churches and others.