Established by the directors of MiFoodbank, who will work to help mitigate food and fuel poverty in Margate and Thanet through specialised assistance and advice surgeries.
Provides a friendly meeting place and also affordable food and household goods for their clients, working alongside MiFoodbank and Sharon Goodyer’s ‘Our Shop’ to enable people to get everything they need at a very low cost.
MiCommunity’s aim is to create a welcoming place for their clients to visit in person, where they can be referred to agencies that will help them deal with issues from start to finish.
MiCommunity will provide the assistance needed, working with clients at their own pace, offering referrals for the following issues:
* Debt, money & benefits advice(Energy/Water/Consumer)
* Benefits MOT/Benefits Appeals
* Budgeting & income maximisation
* Housing Advice
* Befriending Services
* Wellbeing/Activity Groups
* Clothing/Homeware/Furniture Banks
* Information on community & low cost supermarkets
In-house, MiCommunity will offer budgeting help and income maximisation, helping to advise people on how to make household savings that will improve their circumstances.
Customers will need to be registered to use the services. Those registered with MiFoodbank will automatically be registered with MiCommunity.
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