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Independent Food Aid Network UK Food Bank Map

A map of independent food banks in the UK

Independent Food Aid Network has nationally mapped the locations of food banks across the UK. A useful resource to find your nearest food bank outside the Trussell Trust network.


St Vincent de Paul Society

Practical support for anyone facing poverty

Offers help to people in need such as person-to-person home visits, providing furniture, food or clothes, soup runs and food banks and other support. Christian-run support network helping anyone regardless of faith.

England, Wales

The Trussell Trust

Trussell Trust food bank network

Find a food bank near you on the Trussell Trust website.



Discounted meals for children at Asda

Children aged 16 and under can get a hot or cold meal for £1 at any time of day in Asda cafés across the UK, 7 days a week, with no minimum adult spend until the end of 2022



Free meals for children at Morrisons cafes

Children can eat free in Morrisons cafes when you buy an adult meal for £4.99 or over.



10% off Iceland groceries for over 60’s

Over 60’s receive 10% off their grocery bills in store every Tuesday.


Church Action on Poverty

Community pantry network

Community pantries operate similar to shops, except you pay a weekly subscription for your groceries which can result in cost savings.



Community fridges

Community fridges are run across the UK to help people and local businesses share food.


Too Good To Go

Discounted food app

App connects people to local cafes, restaurants and grocery stores to access discounted food that would otherwise go to waste.



Budget recipes

Cheap recipes and money saving tips to cook on a budget.



Free food sharing app

An app that allows you to connect with people giving away unwanted food for free.


Money Saving Expert

Tips on how to get free or cheap food

Includes up to date information on how to get free food at cafés, restaurants and supermarkets through various offers.



Help to buy food when pregnant or with young children

If you are pregnant or have children under four, you may be eligible for the Healthy Start scheme. This provides vouchers for certain foods every month. Eligibility requirements are on their website


Local Authorities

Household support fund

The Government is providing funding to support the most pensioners, families and others to cover essential daily costs, like energy bills. Check with your local authority.


Trussell Trust

Hardship helpline

Provides support by identify grants and benefits you may be entitled to. There are different helpline numbers depending on where you live.