To get food and other essentials from a food bank you need to be issued with a food bank voucher from a referral agency. There are lots of different places that can refer you including Citizens Advice. There is some useful information about using a food bank on the Citizens Advice website.
Open Monday-Friday in different locations across the city including Highcliffe, Weeke, and Bar End.
Delivery in exceptional circumstances on Tuesday and Friday.
Open Tuesdays 10am-2pm at Wickham Community Centre.
Delivery in exceptional circumstances.
Monday (9,30am-11.30am) and Friday 12-2pm.
Wecock church, Waterlooville
For £5, you’ll receive goods worth approximately £15 (limited to one shop per week). No referral is needed.
Open Monday (10am- 1pm), Tuesday (9:30- 11:30am), Thursday (10am- 2:30pm), Friday (7- 9pm) and Saturday (9:30 – 11:30am)
Open Monday- Wednesday, Friday (9:30am-12:30pm), Thursday (3- 6pm)
Open Tuesdays (1- 3pm, 6- 8pm) at Wickham Community Centre
Free school meals
Free school meals can be applied for via Winchester City Council – please click here to visit their website.
The latest eligibility criteria for free school meals is available on the Gov.uk website here.