Here are details of some of the anti-poverty charities working in York.

If you are involved in another organisation working to combat poverty, email gavin.aitchison@thepress.co.uk to discuss adding your details to this page.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation
York Press: The Joseph Rowntree Foundation logo

Seeking to identify and tackle the root causes of poverty, to bring lasting change.

Acts 435
York Press: Acts 435 logo

Acts 435 allows people to donate directly online to specific people with specific needs.

York Foodbank
York Press: York Foodbank logo

York Foodbank distributes food parcels to people in short-term crisis.

Carecent
York Press: Carecent logo

Provides breakfasts to homeless and disadvantaged people in York.

The Besom
York Press: The Besom logo

Works with local churches to equip them to help those in need.

Restore York
York Press: Restore logo

A Christian charity set up to provide homes and support in York to people who would otherwise be homeless.

York Citizens’ Advice Bureau
York Press: York CAB logo

Provides independent, confidential, impartial and free advice, seeking to alleviate poverty.

York Timebank
York Press: York Timebank logo

Allows people to give practical support in return for ‘time credits’, which can then be redeemed against alternative help when needed.

The Peasholme Charity
York Press: Peasholme Charity logo

Provides crisis and resettlement services for single homeless people.

York Salvation Army
York Press: Salvation Army logo

Provides help in a range of ways, including food parcels.

Sash
York Press: Sash charity logo

Tackling youth homelessness by providing emergency accommodation and lasting advice and support.

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