Community Groups

Salford Foodbank

Salford Foodbank gets emergency food to local people in crisis. Whether you take on the part-time role of a warehouse volunteer or choose to meet clients face-to-face while helping out at the centre, you will help to make a real difference to those in need.

Telephone: 0161 637 4500


Allotment Project

Come along to the Allotment Project, enjoy the outdoors and get more active by doing some light gardening. Everyone is welcome – suitable clothing required.

The Allotment Project runs on Tuesdays from 12:00 – 14:00 at Tindall Street Allotments, Tindall Street, M30 7DF.

Talking Newspaper

Join a dedicated team of volunteers to help compile a weekly audio round up of the local news suitable for blind or partially-sighted individuals. There are both speaker and admin roles available.

Telephone: 0161 736 8670


Mental Health Drop-In

Activities at the group include arts and crafts, pool and table football, board games, wellbeing and weight management classes. The group meets on Mondays from 10:00 – 13:00 at Salford Link Project, Chadwick Road, M30 0WP.

Manchester Community Central

Manchester Community Central provides Manchester’s voluntary, community and social enterprise sector with an extensive range of resources, information and tools designed to meet current and future development needs.

Telephone: 0333 321 3021

Facebook: VCMOfficial

Twitter: @McrCommCentral


Meetups in Manchester

Getting together with real people in real life makes powerful things happen. Side hustles become careers, ideas become movements, and chance encounters become lifelong connections. Meetup brings people together to create thriving communities.


Salford Sea Cadets

As long as you’re aged over 18, you can get involved with Salford’s unit. If you’re enthusiastic and want to help train young cadets or can apply business skills to assist the management team, then there is a role for you. You will be supporting local young people and gaining externally recognised qualifications.

Telephone: 0161 793 7981


Red Pepper Programme

The Red Pepper Programme is a family weight management programme providing nutritional and physical activity support for families. The programme runs on Wednesdays from 15:30 – 17:00 at Eccles Town Hall. Please ring for more information and to book on a course.

Telephone: 07554 438 564 or 0800 952 1000


Bike Rides for Beginners and Experienced Riders

Free leisurely community bike ride. There may be a number of adult bikes and helmets which are free to use – just turn up. Wear suitable clothes and bring a drink.
Family rides will be in school holidays. All children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Groups meet on Fridays from 10:00 – 12:00 at Cleavleys Track, Blantyre Street, Winton, M30 8HY.

Stop Smoking Drop-In Sessions

The Stop Smoking Drop-In sessions allow you the chance to have a chat with our stop smoking advisors and to meet other people who are also trying to quit.

The sessions are held on Mondays from 16:00 – 17:45 at Eccles Gateway (Room 2), Barton Lane, M30 0TU.

Greater Manchester Youth Network

Greater Manchester Youth Network is a youth organisation that provides opportunities for young people and supports youth organisations that work within Greater Manchester.

Telephone: 0161 274 3377

Facebook: myouthnetwork

Twitter: @gmyn