Areas Covered

Wotton Area Mutual Aid (WAMA) was set up to cover Wotton-under-Edge and its surrounding villages, based on the areas supported by the two GP surgeries in the town.

Map of the Wotton-under-Edge area

Some villages have their own support groups but WAMA do support all requests that come directly to us.

Other groups nearby

There are other local support groups offering mutual aid during the Covid-19 lockdown. To find your local mutual aid group, visit https://covidmutualaid.org/local-groups/.

Both Gloucestershire County Council and South Gloucestershire have their own hubs for information which can be found below:

Gloucestershire Community Help Hub »

Community Aid South Glos »

South Gloucestershire Council are also working in partnership with Southern Brooks who are operating a helpline 07773209943 open 8am-8pm 7 days a week or you can email: communitysupport@southernbrooks.org.uk

Foodbanks

Foodbanks are still in operation and delivering food boxes to those who need it. They are closed for collections. 

Foodbank information in the Stroud area

https://strouddistrict.foodbank.org.uk/

Phone: 01453 367077 or email office@strouddistrictfoodbank.org.uk


Foodbank information in South Gloucestershire

Yate Foodbank is now only making home deliveries. Please contact Elaine Weaver 07512 523343 or email foodbank@ctr-yate.org. You can also contact the South Gloucestershire Council main Covid-19 helpline on 0800 953 7778.


South Gloucestershire Council also has some other useful advice and resources for their residents:

https://oneyou.southglos.gov.uk/eat-well/food-poverty-support/


GL11 Community Hub

The community hub provides food boxes and other support. Either visit their website at https://www.gl11.org.uk/ or call 01453 548530.