Places you can go if you're struggling to buy food, including food banks, community fridges and food vouchers

Food banks

If you need emergency food, the Trussell Trust have a network of food banks that provides emergency food and support to people in crisis.

Find a food bank

Community Fridges

A community fridge is a space where surplus food is shared for free. Hubbub coordinates over 300 community fridges across the UK.

Find out more about community fridges

Food vouchers

You can access emergency food through a food bank with a food voucher. Learn more about food vouchers and the referral system.

Find out more about food vouchers

Get help to buy food and milk

If you’re more than ten weeks pregnant or have a child under 4, you may get help buying healthy food and milk (the healthy start scheme).

Find out more about the healthy start scheme

Free school meals

Check if your child can get free school meals and find out how to apply.  

Apply for free school meals

Just One Norfolk

With tips on eating well as a family. It covers eating on a budget, accessing food banks, community fridges and food during school holidays.

Find out more

Too Good to Go

Is a mobile app connecting customers to restaurants and stores with unsold food, which they sell at reduced rates.

Visit the Too Good to Go website