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agencies for household items #417237
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Hope smirk I have posted in the right place.

I am asking for a friend who has only library internet access. Does anyone know of any agencies that help when someone is in dire need of household items and in receipt of benefits? She has a baby and is in need of a washing machine and a fridge freezer. To cut a long story short she lives in Wallasey and is currently waiting for her money to be sorted out.

Thanks very much for any help or suggestions, which I will pass on to her.

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St. Vincent de Paul

17 Oxton Road, Birkenhead - 0151 653 6886

194 Liscard Road, Wallasey - 0151 630 3569



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smile That's great, thanks very much! I will pass the info on to her.


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dont charles thompson mission do stuff like that as well?

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I don't know, I have never heard of it. But will check it out and pass it on. Thanks very much for your help, much appreciated.

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Forgot about them, used to be very good.

Charles Thompson's Mission

2 Hemingford Street
Birkenhead CH41 4AP
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Thanks again, fantastic help on here!!

Have passed on the info and it was gratefully received!! So thank you very much everyone.

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WIRE do stuff as well thats in wallasey too

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you have to pay for stuff in wire,dont think you pay for stuff from svp or thompson as i think they do it to help those in need,but i may be wrong on that.

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Yes, I thought you had to go through an agency to get whatever you needed for free. Although Wire do do recycled items also for Sale to the public as well as supplying through an agency. I just didn't know what agencies for my friend to check out.

It's amazing what you find out on here!!

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At one time you had to get a letter/ticket/voucher from the social to get stuff free from the agencies - don't know if this still happens.


The further you are down the pay scale, the more 'essential' you are when the s--- hits the fan... Sue Farbysmith 2020

Insults are engendered from vulgar minds, like toadstools from a dunghill - Charles Caleb Colton

We don't do charity in Germany, We pay taxes. Charity is a failure of governments' responsibilities - Henning Wehn
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Great stuff. I have a gas cooker in good working order to get rid of in the near future. I will give one of them a call.


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