Footprints in the Community

Supporting people struggling with poverty and isolation in Redcar and
surrounding areas

Footprints in the Community

Stepping out into the community with compassion to meet local need

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Footprints in the Community

Welcome to Footprints in the Community. We understand that poverty and isolation can have devastating effects on individuals, families and communities. Through our various projects, our dedicated team of staff and volunteers support people who are struggling with these issues in Redcar and Cleveland. We are always looking for new ways to provide help where and when it’s needed the most.


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How You Can Get Involved

If you would like to support our projects you can:

Donate to our Book Club appeal!

The Book Club is our newest project which aims to improve literacy and therefore the life-chances of local underprivileged children.  The first stage of the project involves fundraising to provide a pack of three new books per child in time for the Christmas holidays.

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Our Projects

Redcar Area Foodbank

Providing emergency food and support to people in crisis, through a network of foodbank centres.   

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First Steps

Helping families in need with pre-loved baby and children’s clothing and equipment

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Footprints Community Cafe

Fresh, healthy and affordable food in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere on Redcar High Street.

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Latest News & Information

New project to improve children’s literacy launched by Footprints in the Community

Redcar-based charity Footprints in the Community has launched The Book Club, an innovative project which aims to improve children’s literacy in Redcar and Cleveland. The scheme will distribute books and literacy materials to local disadvantaged families, making access...

Redcar Area Foodbank opens new foodbank centre at Emmanuel Church, Saltburn

Redcar Area Foodbank has recently opened a new Foodbank centre at Saltburn’s Emmanuel Church (in the Echo Church Hall).  The foodbank opened its doors at the beginning of November and now runs every Tuesday afternoon from 12.30pm until 2.30pm.  Redcar Area Foodbank is...

Footprints in the Community announce support from A Time 4 You, Child and Family Psychological Services

Local charity Footprints in the Community are delighted to announce that they are the new chosen charity of local counselling service A Time 4 You. Footprints in the Community started in 2011 and now run a variety of essential and innovative projects, each of which...

Redcar Men’s & Women’s Shed now open for new members!

Men’s & Women’s Shed is part of local charity Footprints in the Community.  Footprints in the Community started in 2011 and now run a number of innovative projects from their offices at 10 Queen Street in Redcar, each of which aims to reduce poverty and...

Stepping out into the community with compassion to meet local need

Get in Touch. Get Involved.

Please use the information below if you have any enquiries about Footprints in the Community or any of our Projects

10 Queen Street, Redcar TS10 1DY

Call Us: 01642 484842