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York Food Poverty Alliance

Guildhall, York

Description

The York Food Poverty Alliance (YFPA) is a cross-sector group working to better understand and tackle food poverty through research, campaigning and development work:

Our main aims:

1. Reduce the need for food aid provision by identifying and raising awareness about the systemic drivers of food poverty, e.g. ensuring those eligible for financial support are in receipt of it.
2. Give people the skills and confidence to challenge food poverty in their area.
3. Ensure existing community support is inclusive, supportive, social and well-coordinated across the city.
4. Encourage community food organisations to develop advocacy, advice & support services.
5. Ensure children in York are fed during term time and in school holidays.
6. Involve ‘experts by experience’ in YFPA’s work.

YFPA is part of Good Food York, York Human Rights City Network & One Planet York. Our members include:

Bellfarm Community Centre
Chill in the Community CIC
Church Action on Poverty
Citizens Advice York
City of York Council
Community at Tesco
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Planet Food: The Real Junk Food Project
Red Tower CIC
Tang Hall Big Local
Tang Hall Community Centre
University of York
York City Football Club Foundation
York Foodbank

Contact information

07734721187
yorkfoodpovertyalliance@gmail.com
yorkfoodpoverty.org/

Address

14 Retail Unit, Merchants Place, York, YO1 9TU

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    DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service - formerly criminal records check) policy? Yes

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    All childcare and services should make reasonable adjustments to support disabled children and young people or those with additional needs. Below is a statement from this provider about their inclusive practice and levels of experience of supporting different needs

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    Categories

    • Jobs And Money / Debt And Money Management
    • Advice And Support / Financial Support Inc Debt And Money Management
    • Jobs And Money / Families in Need

    Last updated

    Last updated: 9/1/2019

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