GroceryAid is the national charity for grocery people.

GroceryAid helps grocery colleagues who are currently working (for at least two years) or have previously worked (for at least five years) in any part of the grocery industry including retail, wholesale, distribution and manufacturing. This includes the largest factory through the supply chain to the smallest stores.

The charity also helps the partners of people who work or have worked in the grocery industry.

Help is given as one-off grants.

Last updated on 28 May 2020

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for grants from GroceryAid, you need to:

  • Currently work in the grocery industry and have worked in the industry in the UK for at least two years, or

  • Have previously worked in the grocery industry for at least five years.

The charity also helps the partners of people who work or have worked in the grocery industry.

GroceryAid cannot help anyone who has more than £6,000 in savings.

How to apply?

Please apply online or download an application form from the GroceryAid website. If assistance is needed with the form, please call 01252 875925 and press 1 to speak to a member of our Welfare team in complete confidence.

Alternatively, email: or call the confidential GroceryAid Helpline 24/7 on freephone 08088 021122.

Other information


If you are currently looking to get back into work, GroceryAid can offer you guidance and support through the charity's Jobsearch programme.

GroceryAid also provides a helpline and information sheets on a range of issues, from caring to dealing with bullying in the workplace. Visit the GroceryAid website for more information.

GroceryAid also runs a telephone befriending service and a 24 hour helpline: 08088 02 11 22

Contact details

Unit 2, Lakeside Business Park
Swan Lane
GU47 9DN

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