Social Prescribing Team

The Social Prescribing Team connects you to your local services to improve your physical and mental wellbeing. They offer support, guidance and encouragement to take care of your health.

Eligibility criteria – must be over 18 years old and live in Coventry.

For self-referral call 0300200011 or book an appointment with Your Students Union Advice team for support with the referral process.

Free toiletries and clothing

Foleshill Community Centre offer free donations of toiletries for people in the community, and their families. A clothing rail is provided with free clothing, donated by Clothing Coventry. Drop in at 454 Foleshill road, Coventry or contact on 02476977991.

Spon End discounted food

The Rose Food Hub offers heavily discounted food, typically about £20 worth of food for a cost of £5. Thursdays 10am – 12. It is for residents living in the Spon End area of Coventry and the surrounding area. The Rose Food Hub CV1 3LH. One membership per household, so speak to your housemates about what you need before you go if you live in a house share. Tel: 07918030676.

Students with parental responsibility

The Aspire family hub in Coventry offers services and activities for children and young people. For more information, visit the Coventry Family Information Directory website or if you need help looking for childcare, please call 02476975451.

If you are at risk of losing your tenancy and need support, the P3 Family Early Intervention Service is available on 08081962660.

Housing support

Community housing drop in every two weeks on Thursdays, 10am – 2pm, Aspire family hub, Humber Avenue Coventry CV1 2SF, or call 02476978100.

Emergency food parcels for international students and families

Emergency 10-day food parcels provided. Referrals preferred – Your Students Union Advice caseworker can refer you via, they will need the student’s name address and telephone number and they will contact the student directly.

Food can be collected every day between 6pm – 6:30pm only.

Address Langar Aid CV1 3AR

Discounted food – nearest Social Supermarket/Grub Hub

Coventry Central Seventh Day Adventist Church

Coventry Central SDA Church, 36 Saint Nicholas Street, Coventry CV1 4BP

This Grub Hub offers cheaper food, worth £20 for the price of £5 ‘membership’ for that week. You will get a large bag of shopping which includes pasta, bread, meat, dairy products etc. You also get a shopping bag to reuse and help the environment.

For more information and other grub hubs near you, go to

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