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Southampton City and Region Action to Combat Hardship

 SCRATCH provides services which relieve the effects of hardship, disadvantage and poverty for individuals and families living in Southampton and the surrounding area.

You can find out more about all the projects we run in What We Do , but here are a few examples:  

DORCAS Project provides good quality furniture and household items

CHRISTMAS COMPLETE provides toys and gifts for youngsters who might go without

COMMUNITY RE-PAINT redistributes donated paint

How to use our services

If  you feel you are in need of our services, please speak to any support agency that you are involved with – they may be able  to refer you (see Partners page ). Alternatively speak to our reception for more advice.


How you can help

SCRATCH relies on volunteers and donations to deliver its services, so please help us if you can. We are also always in need of furniture for the Dorcas Project.


Make a donation using Virgin Money Giving is proud to support SCRATCH. If you are looking for a new home you can find a wide range of properties to rent  

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SCRATCH is a Charitable Company limited by Guarantee formed in October 1999 by the founding charity Southampton City Mission. SCRATCH is registered in Cardiff as a Limited Company, Number 03830305.  Registered Charity No. 1078344   

The Mission Statement for SCRATCH is: To relieve the effects of poverty for families and individuals with needs recognised by approved referral agencies in Southampton and surrounding area.  

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