Apex Community Supermarket
Apex Community Supermarket is a social supermarket providing support for local families experiencing food poverty. Our mission is to deal with the causes and consequences of food poverty whilst promoting the concepts of dignity and empowerment.
We are a membership scheme whereby for £5 a week, members have access to a range of fresh, frozen, dried and tinned foods. We also offer a bespoke service for those who join, working in partnership with local organisations, with the aim of improving the financial, social and emotional wellbeing of our membership.
Who can apply for membership?
To apply for membership you must:
- at risk of or currently experiencing food poverty
- live in County Derry~Londonderry area
- have a low disposable income
- be willing to develop a success plan
Important: You don’t have to be an Apex tenant to become a member of the Community Supermarket.
What support is available?
For £5 a week, you will receive around £25 worth of groceries and support tailored to your individual needs, such as:
- Benefits advice
- Confidence building
- Cooking classes
- Debt management
- Education and training
- Employability skills
- Energy guidance
- Gardening club
- Managing stress
- Parenting skills
- Savings scheme
Phone, text or email using the details below:
Telephone: 028 7130 4800
Catherine: 0770 3740 491
Frances: 0784 0048 444
Office hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
Apex Living Centre
Springtown Industrial Estate,
Thanks to our supporters
We are indebted to the following organisations for providing financial assistance, food supplies and volunteer support.
Department for Communities
Apex Housing Association Ltd
McKee’s Pies, Maghera
McDaid’s Bakery, Derry~Londonderry
Pets at Home, Derry~Londonderry
Job Assist Centre, Derry~Londonderry