New Distribution Centre now Open   <Sep 14>

We have now opened our new distribution centre in Old Skem. Vouchers can now be exchanged on a Wednesday 10am to 12 noon at Trinity Methodist/URC church on Highstreet Old Skem.

The centres at the Ecumenical Centre (Northway) and Oak house (Tanhouse), continue to run but with updated times.



Tesco Collection   <June 14>

Thanks to all who helped out with our latest Tesco collection. Once again it was hard work, but worthwhile.



Food Banks Merge   <Aug 13>

The new Skelmersdale foodbank is now up and running. This is a new joint project supported by the Skelmersdale Churches. Initially it has been formed by the existing Oak House and Ecumenical Centre foodbanks merging and joining the Trussel Trust. This means more resources and ultimatly more people being fed. Currently we are able to distribute food via the original two centres, Oak House in Tanhouse, and the Ecumenical centre in the town centre, however we hope to be opening more centres soon.

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Ecumenical Centre:
Northway, Skelmersdale, WN8 6LU

        Monday 11am - 1pm 
        Thursday 11am - 1pm 


Oak House:
6 ElmridgeTanhouse, Skelmersdale, WN8 6DD

        Tuesday 10am - 12noon 
        Friday 12noon - 2pm 


Trinity Methodist/URC Church:
High Street, Skelmersdale, WN8 8AT

        Wednesday 10am - 12noon 

for enquiries contact us on 07989 052832 or

01695 725014 or email:


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