Caring Hands in the Vale provides a range of practical support to people living in the Vale of Evesham, including food parcels and a drop-in diner.
Caring Hands in the Vale was founded in 2003 as part of Vale of Evesham Christian Centre and seeks to demonstrate the love of God through the relief of poverty and need in the Vale of Evesham. Since 2016 we have been an independent registered charity, number 1167237.We are at a very exciting stage in our development as we look to obtaining our own building – The Lighthouse Centre – which will be a hub for services for the homeless and those on low incomes. Follow the link to find out more Those referred to us can receive food parcels, toiletry packs, bedding, clothing and blankets free of charge depending on their circumstances. We have resources available for individuals who are street homeless or sofa surfing, such as sleeping bags and backpacks. People can also receive a free hot meal twice a week at the Caring Hands Diner. We support all in genuine need on a referral basis. Referrals include people on low incomes, those in severe debt and with benefit issues, single parent families, ex-offenders, families of offenders, street homeless/homeless, people with substance misuse issues and mental health problems, and also in crisis situations such as illness, injury, relationship breakdown and bereavement.Caring Hands networks with nearly 100 community organisations including Rooftop Housing, John Martin’s Charitable Trust, St Richard’s Hospice, Citizen’s Advice, CCP homeless outreach, Swanswell, the NHS, Social Workers, Probation Services and many local churches