How to access food

If you are in crisis and need food please see below for information on how to get a foodbank voucher, where you need to go to collect a food parcel and what is in a food parcel.

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Get a foodbank voucher

In order to get a food parcel you need a Foodbank voucher, confirming you are in need.  Lots of local agencies can give you a voucher including:

  • Citizens Advice Bureau

  • Social workers

  • The job centre

  • Your doctor's surgery

  • Local churches

  • Health agencies (e.g. mental health)

  • Local schools

or email the Foodbank at info@wellsvineyard.com

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Using your voucher

When you have your voucher, bring it to the Foodbank when we are open:

  • Wednesday 10.30am-12.30pm

  • Saturday 10.30am-12.30pm

 

We are at Keward Business Park, Joscelyn Drive, Wells  BA5 1DA​ (see map below).

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What we can provide

We have standard food parcels containing nutritious food that has all been donated locally.  We have parcels for individuals and families.  Each parcel contains three days of food to provide three meals per day for each member of the household, along with toiletries. We will try to accommodate any special dietary requirements you may have but this may not always be possible.

Wells Vineyard Foodbank provides emergency food parcels to local people who have a referral voucher.

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