Bright Start Children’s Centre Services, in partnership with Family Action, Fareshare and Radstock Town Council, run weekly Food On Our Doorstep (FOOD) Clubs across Bath and North East Somerset. The 3 clubs provide local families, with children under 11yrs, a range of affordable food every week. They receive weekly produce from Fareshare who redistribute food from manufactures to people who need it the most.
MEMBERSHIP SPACES ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR ALL 3 CLUBS;
- Keynsham Children Centre - Weekly Thursday afternoon, 2pm-4pm
65 West View Rd, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 2UE Tel:01225 395400
- Mulberry Park, Combe Down - Weekly Friday morning, 10-12pm
Mulberry Park, Mulberry Way, Combe Down, Bath BA2 5BU
- Radstock Children Centre and Library - Weekly Friday afternoon, 1.30pm-3.30pm
Church Street, Radstock, BA3 3QG Tel: 01225 396660
To join the food club (please see registration form here) Families must meet criteria A and either B, C, D, E or F
A: I/we live or work within 15 minutes of the club and have a child under 11yrs.
[They need PHOTO ID (eg Passport, Driving Licence) and proof of residency (e.g. Phone or Utility Bill) or headed paper from employer or Copy of payslip or Photo ID (Proof of work)]
B: We receive free school meals or access Early Years 2 year funding
C: I/we have recently been made unemployed or have loss of income
D: I/we have been referred to the scheme by a Family Support Worker or another agency.
E: I/we have: claimed asylum in the UK and awaiting decision, or been refused asylum,
or leave to remain with ‘no recourse to public funds’ on family or private life grounds or the right to live in the UK as the main carer of a British citizen (‘Zambrano Carer’)
F: Exceptional circumstances – please detail:
There is a £1 annual membership and for only £3.50 the families will receive £15 worth of shopping and there will be a range of different foods on offer.
If you are working with families who may be interested, please complete and return the registration form here and they will make contact to explain more.