Coronavirus - Advice and Support Available for Families in Bucks
Phone networks that are providing free data to children of low income families throughout this lockdown https://www.gov.uk/guidance/get-help-with-technology-for-remote-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19
Bucks Family Information Service
Food Bank Vouchers and Referrals
- Speak to your Children’s Centre, Health Visitor or Social Worker or
- Speak to your local Citizens Advice Bureau
Free government food vouchers are provided by the council. This is part of the Emergency Support Scheme. The government will provide up to a few days of free groceries, hot meals, tinned or canned goods, and fresh food too. The help is for families on a low income or benefits. You can find more details on Buckinghamshire Emergency Support Scheme.
Food donations from Tring road Tesco in Aylesbury, Loudwater Tesco, Wycombe and Eden Tesco
Buckinghamshire Disability Service
Transforming Lives for Good – Make Lunch
The Trussell Trust’s 400-strong network of food banks provides a minimum of three days’ emergency food and support to people experiencing crisis in the UK.
Olio Food Sharing
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Aylesbury & the North
Aylesbury Vineyard - Make Lunch, Storehouse clothing and furniture & foodbank
Wendover Free Church
Milton Keynes Foodbank
Buckingham Parish Church https://www.bpchurch.uk/Groups/149163/Buckingham_Parish_Church/Church_Life/Community/Community.aspx
St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Buckingham
Provides food for those in need living north of Winslow
Thomas Hickman's Charity
14 Bourbon Street , Aylesbury, HP20 2RS
Offers small grants to Aylesbury Town residents in need; applications can be made by families to cover expenses such as uniform, school shoes etc. There is a form available from the charity and schools can help parents complete the form if necessary.
Youth Concern will only help young people under the age of 25 with a connection to Buckinghamshire. They will be provided with a hot meal as well as shelter and advice. The charity has a post off Whitehill Lane, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP19 8FL, call 01296 431183.
Aylesbury Homeless Action Group
Chiltern & South Bucks
Chesham Community Fridge
Kings Church, Amersham, Make Lunch, baby baskets, dad’s support and furniture project. Call 01494 431882. Bags of food, fruits, and more is provided from the church.
Kings Church Amersham/Tesco Foodshare
Hope Church, Beaconsfield
St George’s Church, Little Chalfont – Thursday lunch
St Michael & All Angels church in Beaconsfield
Phone number is 07584 637697
Denham One Can food bank
Phone number is 07584 637697
Chiltern Trussell Trust food bank is located at 71 Broadway, Chesham, Bucks, HP5 1BX, and telephone is 01494 775668. They have several distribution centres in Buckinghamshire County, and the locations are below.
- Calvary Parish, Community Suite, Church Of England Primary School, Orchard Paradise, Berryfields, Aylesbury HP18 0WS.
- 71 Broadway, Chesham HP5 1BX is open from 10.30am – 12.30pm.
- The King’s Church, Raans Road, Amersham, provides a parcel of food on Monday from 10 am to 2 pm.
- St George’s Church is open on Thursdays. The address is White Lion Road, Little Chalfont HP7 9LW.
The Baby Bank (Windsor)
High Wycombe Society has free food or meals for older residents, such as pensioners, from the Pop-In-Centre. The charity also runs a furniture project, provides financial aid (which can be used for buying food or groceries) and other help. Find more information on support from High Wycombe Society and how the charity can assist.
Big Yellow Storage in High Wycombe is a partner. A bag of groceries with enough food for 3 days in provided to the low income.
Phone – 07584 637697
One Can Trust
One Can Trust operates a foodbank based in High Wycombe, serving the Wycombe and Marlow area. They work with almost 100 front line agencies who refer people for food aid.
Food Club Friday – Castlefield Children’s Centre
Little Marlow Church, Coldmoorholm Lane, Little Marlow
Telephone – 07584 637697
Wycombe Homeless Connection
Money and Budget Advice
Support and General Advice