One shop, three connected spaces.
Community Store, Community Hub and Community Kitchen.
What is Community Shop?
A supermarket like no other.
Not just a place to eat.
Be the best version of you.
Community Shop membership
Community Shop membership is free and open to those who live locally to a Community Shop store and receive a means-tested benefit. If you think you may be eligible, find your nearest Community Shop and contact them directly about membership.
Means-tested benefits are available to people whose income and capital are below a certain level. The means-tested benefits are Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Income Support, Pension Credit, Tax Credits (Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit), Housing Benefit, Council Tax Support, Social Fund (Sure Start Maternity Grant, Funeral Payment, Cold Weather Payment) and Universal Credit.
Community Shop - Natalie's Story
Community Shop is an award-winning social enterprise that sells high-quality, low-cost surplus food to local members who are receiving welfare support. We are very proud to work with our members and build stronger individuals and more confident communities. Here is Natalie's story.