Need help now? Our support team are here for you. Call 01202 429037



We believe that no one should be alone on their journey when life is hard.

Faithworks work alongside people in crisis, practically building hope and resilience, through projects around food, finance, recovery, homelessness and lone parenting.

What we do

Finding solutions around food, debt, homelessness, addictive behaviours, and social isolation.

We are a local Christian charity that works alongside people through times of crisis practically building hope and resilience.  We walk alongside people on their journey until they feel ready to manage on their own.

We support Food Banks in Poole, Christchurch, Wimborne and Blandford.  We specialise in supporting those affected by homelessness, food poverty, debt, addiction and those who find themselves in lone parent families.

Need help now?

In an emergency call 999.

If you are homeless please call:
St Mungos 01202 315962 (Mon – Fri) or our helpline 07842 174241 (Mon – Fri, 10am – 12pm except bank holidays).

If you are struggling to pay for food call:
BCP Council Crisis Team 01202 096622 or look on the BCP Access to Food map below.

BCP Access to Food Map
Contact Us

Find a Food Bank+ near me

We support local Food Bank+ in Poole, Christchurch, Wimborne and Blandford – and we are proud to play our part in the BCP Access to Food Partnership and it’s local food support map.

Find a Food Bank

I’m a lone parent looking to connect…

Our SMILE project runs online and in person support and activities for those parenting alone.

Put a SMILE on my face

I am rough sleeping or in danger of homelessness

If you are homeless please call St Mungo’s on 01202 315962 or call our Helpline on 07842 174241 (Mon – Fri, 10am – 12pm except bank holidays).

We are founder members of the local Homelessness Partnership BCP – you can find out more below.

Find out more
Homelessness Partnership BCP

I’m worried about my money please help…

Give our Community Money Advice team a call on 01202 429037; or have a look at the BCP Worrying About Money leaflet below.

Faithworks CMA
Worrying About Money leaflet

Struggling with addiction?

We Are With You provide confidential support to those experiencing issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health – you can call them on 01202 558855.

Our Recovery team run regular activities and the local STAR LIFE course to help you on your recovery journey.

Find out more

Latest News & Events

Wimborne Community Garden January Diary

21st February 2024|

Disaster averted! During the high winds Wimborne experienced following Christmas, Wimborne Community Garden, like so many gardens, was battered! Jane Benson shares the story from the Wimborne Community Garden January diary as she explains

Wimborne Community Garden Autumn Diary

8th February 2024|

Life at Wimborne Community Garden never seems to stop! The autumn was a whirlwind of activity with: winning the South and South East in Bloom Community Garden award; hosting a wonderful evening with Tamsin

Poole Food Bank Officially Open The Store

2nd February 2024|

Over 40 organisations and individuals were invited to Poole Food Bank's official opening of The Store. Located within the Dolphin Shopping Centre, the expansive site provides a much greater capacity for storage and management

Invest in a Home

We partner with Hope into Action to provide homes for those escaping homelessness. Local investors buy a property and then lease it to Faithworks; working alongside local churches individuals or families to build a home, friendships and find confidence for the future.

“People don’t just need shelter; they need a home: a place of safety & friendship.”

Hope into Action website

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