get help

Anyone can reach crisis point. 

We're here to help.

Foodbanks around the country provide emergency food during crisis situations such as redundancy, benefit delays or receiving an unexpected bill.

Crisis situations can occur for lots of different reasons and so we work closely with frontline professionals to identify individuals in need of help by using a voucher referral system.

North Lakes Foodbank Collection Point In

emergency food

Emergency food to support people in crisis.

Get in touch with us

Contact us either by telephone, email or drop into one of our centres and explain your situation. We will be able to tell you which referral agencies we work with and how you can get a voucher. 

visit a referral agency

You will discuss being issued with a foodbank voucher if appropriate.

bring the voucher to us

Our foodbanks offer a safe environment, where trained volunteers will provide a listening ear whilst your food parcel is prepared.

What’s in a food parcel?

A parcel consists of nutritionally balanced, non-perishable tinned and dried foods, which provide at least three days of healthy, balanced meals for individuals and families.

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