For those in need of a little extra support to access food, there are lots of wonderful agencies and schemes running within Buckinghamshire.

COMMUNITY FRIDGES – helping food go the extra mile – all welcome

  • Chesham – next to the Broadway Baptist Church, Chesham, HP6 1EG
    Wednesday 10:00 – 12:00am, Saturday 10:00 – 12:00am.
  • High Wycombe – Oakridge Baptist Church, High Wycombe, HP11 2PH
    Monday 9:30am – 2:30pm, Wednesday 9:30am – 2:30pm
  • Aylesbury – Vineyard Storehouse, Gatehouse Close, Aylesbury, HP19 8DN
    Monday 12 – 3pm, Wednesday 11 – 2pm
  • Chalfont St Giles – All Together Community Fridge, Blizard’s Yard Car Park, High Street, HP8 4QA
    Wednesdays 10:00 – 12:00 and Saturdays 10:00 – 12:00
  • Thame Community Larder – Christchurch Thame, Upper High Street, Thame, OX9 2DN Thursdays 2:30- 5pm
  • Winslow St. Laurence Food Cupboard, joanna.anderson@live.com Wednesdays 9:30- 10:30am

FOOD HUBS – no one in our community should have to face going hungry

  • Wycombe Food Hub, Chilterns Shopping Centre, High Wycombe, HP13 5ES
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11am – 2pm

FOODBANKS – serving those in need

  • Chiltern Foodbank, 71 The Broadway, High St, Chesham HP5 1BX
    Tuesday – Friday 10:30 – 12:30 (voucher based)
  • (Chesham) FoodLife – Restore Hope, The Estate Office, Latimer Park, Latimer, Chesham, HP5 1TU https://www.restorehopelatimer.org/foodlife/ (families only)
  • Aylesbury Foodbank 01296 395 514 or email info@aylesbury.foodbank.org.uk
  • Aylesbury – Vineyard Storehouse, Gatehouse Close, Aylesbury HP19 8DN
  • Aylesbury – Southcourt Bridge the Gap, 40 Penn Road, Aylesbury, HP21 8HW
    Monday & Friday 9:30 – 12:00
  • Aylesbury – St Peter’s Community Cafe, Coventon Road, Aylesbury, HP19 9ND
    Thursday 10:00 – 12:00
  • Aylesbury – Esquires Coffee Shop, Concorde Square, Berryfields, Aylesbury HP18 1AD
    Thursday 14:00 – 15:30
  • Aylesbury – Church of the Holy Spirit, Cambourne Avenue, Bedgrove, Aylesbury HP21 7UE
    Friday 10:30 – 12:00
  • Aylesbury – Buckingham Park Community Centre, Jubilee Square, Aylesbury HP19 9DZ
    Monday 13:30 – 15:00
  • Aylesbury – More+ 36 Parton Road, Aylesbury, HP20 1NG
    Wednesday 10:00 – 12:30
  • Aylesbury – The Oaks Community Coffee Shop, 3 Elm Court, Aylesbury, HP21 7NQ
    Tuesday 10:00 – 13:00
  • Buckingham Food Bank – St Peter & St Pauls Church, Castle Street, Buckingham, MK18 1BS foodbank@bpchurch.uk
  • High Wycombe/ South Bucks – One Can Trust, 11B Duke Street, High Wycombe, HP13 6EB
    referral based
  • Slough Foodbank – Iver Distribution Point, Jubilee Pavilion, Iver Recreation Ground,  SL0 9ND office@slough.foodbank.org.uk
  • Wing Foodbank – All Saints Church, Church Street, Wing, LU7 0NY. wingvillagecommunity@gmail.com Everyday 10-4pm

Household Support Grants

The Government recently announced details of the Household Support Grant, which will support those most in need with food, fuel and other essentials during the Winter period, up until end of March 2022. If you would like to know more please contact the Community Support/Helping Hands team directly

Household Grant, Hannah Tomlin   helpinghands@buckinghamshire.gov.uk

Additional Support

Some external charities can help with essential furniture/ appliances if you are on a low income.

Aylesbury Vineyard Church: The Vineyard work on a referral basis.

High Wycombe Central Aid: Help local people who are in need and/or on a low income with basic essential furniture and electricals.

Thomas Hickman Charity: Can help people on low incomes with aids for living such as washing machines, carpets, cookers and fridges.