Shildon Alive!

Our friendly team look forward to welcoming you to Shildon Alive. Please pop in, have a cup of tea and a chat and find out more about us. Exciting volunteer opportunities are available.

Community Shop & Takeaway

Our pioneering shop and takeaway is for everyone in the community. The shelves are stocked daily with affordable cupboard essentials, as well as food surplus which otherwise would have been delivered to landfill. Why not pop in and try one of our nutritious takeaways and find out how our community shop can work for you?

Credit Union

Join your local credit union collection point today for savings and loans.

Advice & Food Support

Our kind and caring team offer support on a range of issues. If you find yourself in food crisis, we offer a cupboard top up of tins and long-life products. We also have laptops with support if needed.

Inclusion Policy

Shildon Alive operates a fully inclusive policy, all ethnicities, genders, and religions are welcome. All key workers and volunteers are fully DBS checked. Policies relating to safeguarding, inclusion, equality, and financial propriety are all in place and available for inspection.