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. 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 and health visitors. To find out more about the agencies that hold our vouchers and how you can get help, please look at this list of Voucher Agencies or contact us.
During the coronavirus outbreak, if you cannot access the usual agencies to obtain a foodbank voucher, contact the Bucks Local Emergency Support Team.
You can apply online here: https://www.buckscc.gov.uk/services/business-and-benefits/apply-for-local-emergency-support/
or ring 01296 382 414 or out of hours 0800 999 7677
If you can afford food, but need support to access it at this time, please contact:
[email protected] or phone 01494 475355
When you visit a referral agency they will take some basic details from you to complete the voucher. 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 referral agency and would like to become a registered voucher holder for our foodbank, please contact us to find out more.