• Pay what you can cafe

    We have seized any opportunity for our café to be a safe haven and have been awarded 5 star hygiene rating from Tameside Council, it is a dementia friendly space, part of the chatty café scheme and is baby welcome / breastfeeding friendly. We are also recognised as a safe space by the local authority where people can come and seek solace, receive advice and report hate crimes. Working with local businesses to eliminate food waste means we are able to have free produce (bread, veg and fruit etc) to give away daily. This tackles poverty in a non-threatening way and acts as a draw to attract people into the centre for more support. We also work with small independent businesses such as bakers and curry houses – we encourage them to donate food and in return they get free publicity so we are supporting the local economy in encouraging purchases from independent businesses. We are based in Ashton-under-Lyne.

    Contact for further details: Cafe Management
    Contact phone number: 0161 339 6137

    Day: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Time: 11am - 3pm. Hot food served 11am - 2pm. Drop in for support outside these hours
    Frequency: Weekly
    Cost: Free

    Professional Referral: No
    Self Referral: Yes
    Accessible for disabled people: No
    Accessible for people with language needs: Yes

    About the host organisation

    Hosted by: Infinity Initiatives C.I.C
    Organisation Profile:

    Infinity addresses inequalities and enables positive change. We work with individuals and families without criteria, timeframes or thresholds. Support is offered by way of access to the pay what you can cafe, through training and education, via a 1:1 key advocacy and support worker or at our drop ins. We provide an in-house counselling service and a real thinking outside the box approach to business, support and social change in the areas of: mental health, homelessness, housing, debt and illegal money lending, benefits and entitlements, no recourse to public funds, family matters, employability, offending and anti-social behaviour, food poverty and school holiday hunger.