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How can you help?

Making a difference

Goodwill gestures are to be applauded and respected. To make a real difference to someone’s life we need to understand their situation to ensure that they are given the right support to help them get back on their feet.

We advise visiting the websites of the agencies and charities for ways to donate directly and for any volunteering opportunities you may be interested in. 

Alternative Giving Blackpool

Alternative Giving Blackpool is a partnership of local homelessness charities, support groups and agencies who can help those at risk of, or who are experiencing homelessness and ensure donations are distributed across those involved in the very best ways.

Rather than giving to people on the streets, Alternative Giving Blackpool asks you please consider donating to services that can help instead.

Find out more about Alternative Giving and how your donation can help.


Street Support

Street Support gives you all the information you may need if you’re:

  • In conversation with someone who is in need of help / services or help
  • Looking for ways to donate food, clothing, other items or a donation of money to a local organisation or charity
  • Interested in volunteering opportunities               

Their website provides a one-stop portal for those in need of help, and for those who would like to know the best ways to help.