About us

More to know about FRADE

FRADE has it’s roots…

In the early 80’s and 90’s as the faith communities of Stockton on Tees response to change in welfare benefit legislation which saw the introduction of crisis loans and Community Care Grants. It became apparent that the new system was having a detrimental effect on those in genuine need who were struggling to fund basic furniture when they moved into new tenancies.


This is the backbone of our service

Without your donated furniture we could not provide a service. We regularly need almost all household goods including- Beds, wardrobes, dressing tables, drawers, suites, chairs, bicycles, tables, wall units (small and medium sizes), sideboards, shelves, most electrical goods, curtains, bedding, crockery, cutlery, pots and pans etc. However, we are unable to re-use: Clothing, gas appliances, microwaves, carpets or books.


FRADE discount cards – Frade Gift Card

FRADE has created a discount card for those customers referred by selected referral agencies and those householders in receipt of Housing Benefit, Local Housing Allowance or Council Tax Benefit. Holders are entitled to discounts of up to 20% off pre-used goods.