Staffordshire, UK  01785 214750

Rising Brook Emergency Response

We Can Help

Rising Brook is working with the local councils to help meet the needs of our community at this time. We want to let you know, we are here to help. If you don’t have friends or neighbours to assist you at this time, you can contact us via details below for your area where we will do what we can to help you.
  • Supplies are limited, but we can give you food via Food Bank.
  • If you can afford food but can’t get out, we can either shop and deliver your food or connect you with another local service who can.
  • We can pick up prescriptions from your pharmacy.
  • We can offer you care and support via a phone call or through our Information & Guidance project.
  • We can walk your dog.
  • We can carry out some repairs on your home.
  • We have a range of ideas & resources for your family to access. Visit our Facebook page to find out more.

Which area do you live in?

We are able to take requests for help from anyone in the Stafford & Huntington areas. If you live just outside these areas, please get in touch and we will do our best to help. Click on your area below to read the information you need:

STAFFORD

HUNTINGTON

(If you need help in the Stone area, visit the Stone Community Hub webpage for more information.)


Would you like volunteer or donate?

If you’re here looking for ways you can help, there are lots of ways to get involved:


STAFFORD

How to contact us:

By phone: Monday – Friday between 9:30am – 1pm on 01785 214750

By email: help@risingbrook.org


Ways we can help in STAFFORD:

Food Bank

Food Bank will continue to operate from Rising Brook Community Church, Burton Square, Stafford, ST17 9LT allowing people to come and pick up food bags between 9:30 – 11:30am Monday – Friday.  A system is in place allowing people to stay at least 2m apart at all times. Our Food Bank also has a delivery service for those who are unable to collect food bags from the Centre. Phone 01785 214750.

Information & Guidance

We have a small team of volunteers who are able to provide high quality, confidential, non-judgmental information and guidance. You can access this support by phone and receive help with benefits and debt. Phone 07783 439349 between on Tuesdays between 10am – 12:30pm and Thursdays 10.00am – 12.30pm for a telephone appointment.

Food Shopping & Pharmacy Prescriptions

If you do not need the Food Bank system and can afford to pay for your own food and other provisions then we are able to shop and deliver food and prescription items to you, or connect you with another local service who can.
Phone 01785 214750 if:

you cannot leave the house yourself.

you do not have a relative/friend or neighbour who can shop for you.

you are unable to access a delivery service by the supermarket.

Repairs

If you are stuck with a basic house repair that requires the help of a volunteer handyman, please use our Repair Service. We are not professionals, merely enthusiastic amateurs, willing to respond as quickly as possible.  We are unable to help with electric or gas problems or where a certificate or qualification is needed. Phone 01785 214750.

Telephone Care & Support

We are very aware that people may need emotional support at this time. We are available for people to call if they would like someone from our chaplaincy team to ring them. Phone 01785 214750.

Other needs

If you need help with other things such as dog walking or more specific needs, we have volunteers who may be able to help. Phone 01785 214750.

 


HUNTINGTON

How to contact us:

By phone: Monday – Friday between 10am – 5pm on 07925 657699

By email: help@risingbrook.org


Ways we can help in HUNTINGTON:

Food Bank 

*There are food bank services in place from Littleton Green Primary School if you have children attending the school.  If you have transport and are able to access Cannock and District Foodbank at their hubs in Cannock, Chadsmoor and Penkridge then we will refer to you their excellent service at 01543 422394.*

If you cannot travel or access the above services, then we are able to help you by delivering a food parcel to you. Deliveries will take place on Tuesdays and Fridays each week. Phone 07925 657699.

Information & Guidance

We have a small team of volunteers who are able to provide high quality, confidential, non-judgmental information and guidance. You can access this support by phone and receive help with benefits and debt. Phone 07783 439349 between on Tuesdays between 10am – 12:30pm and Thursdays 10.00am – 12.30pm for a telephone appointment.

Food Shopping & Pharmacy Prescriptions

If you do not need the Food Bank system and can afford to pay for your own food and other provisions then we are able to shop and deliver food and prescription items to you, or connect you with another local service who can such as Chase Coronavirus Support Network help@ccsn.org.uk and Huntington Co-op who run an online shopping service.

Phone 07925 657699 if:

  • you cannot leave the house yourself.
  • you do not have a relative/friend or neighbour who can shop for you.
  • you are unable to access a delivery service by the supermarket.

Repairs

If you are stuck with a basic house repair that requires the help of a volunteer handyman, please use our Repair Service. We are not professionals, merely enthusiastic amateurs, willing to respond as quickly as possible.  We are unable to help with electric or gas problems or where a certificate or qualification is needed. Phone 07925 657699.

Telephone Care & Support

We are very aware that people may need emotional support at this time. We are available for people to call if they would like someone from our chaplaincy team to ring them. Phone 07925 657699.

Other needs

If you need help with other things such as dog walking, emotional support or more specific needs, we have volunteers who may be able to help. Phone 07925 657699.