Our foodbank works using a voucher referral system. Find out more about how we work.
We know that anyone can find themselves at crisis point for a number of different reasons.
In order to provide the most appropriate help for the circumstances of your situation we work with local agencies. If they feel you are struggling to put food on the table, they will issue you with a foodbank voucher or send us an ‘e-referral’. The local agency can also provide long term support if needed to help address some of the issues behind the reasons for your crisis.
Our foodbank works with a number of different agencies, such as Citizens Advice, children’s centres, schools, GPs, Adult and Children’s Services, H&F Law Centre, other Charities, and many more. To find out more about the agencies that hold our vouchers and how you can get help, please contact us.
When you visit a referral agency they will take some basic details from you to complete the referral to us. This will help them to identify the cause of your crisis and offer practical guidance. It also means we are able to prepare suitable emergency food for the right number of people.
If you are a local organisation and would like to become a registered referral agency for our foodbank, please contact us to find out more.
If you are an existing referral agency for our foodbank, you can log in to your referral portal linked here. If you need support with logging in, please contact us.