COVID-19

Can you afford to eat? Do you need a Foodbank voucher?
Your local Foodbank is here to provide food for individuals and families in financial crisis.

During these difficult times many of our referral agencies have closed and those that are open are not holding face to face meetings, if you need a voucher please contact any of the following:-

Ringwood, Burley, Bransgore

Vouchers for food are available by telephoning or emailing the following referral agencies:

  • Citizen advice New Forest  0300 3309 009
  • Your doctor
  • Your child’s school
  • Jobcentre 01425 236921
  • Trinity United Church   01425 473407
  • Poulner Baptist Chapel 01425 473388  [email protected]

Verwood, Three Legged Cross

Vouchers for food are available by telephoning or emailing the following referral agencies:

  • Verwood Coronavirus Community Group 2020 ~

07930 219021 (Foodbank referrals only)

  • Your own GP surgery
  • Your health visitor, family support worker or via your child’s own school
  • A local church – [email protected]

Fordingbridge, Alderholt and surrounding villages

Vouchers for food are available by telephoning or emailing the following referral agencies:

  • Fordingbridge United Reformed Church  01425 473407
  • New life Community Church – The Branch – .07909 711886 or email [email protected]
  • Fordingbridge surgery –  01425 653430 or email  [email protected]
  • Alderholt chapel – 01425 655155 or email www.alderholtchapel.org
  • Fordingbridge information office  01425 654560 or email [email protected]
  • Trinity united church   01425 473407
  • Citizen advice New Forest  0300 3309 009

Other referral agencies may still be operating

 If you CAN afford food and are self isolating and need help please contact:

Ringwood: Ringwood Corona Virus Assistance 01425 542031,(Lines open 7am – 10pm, 7 days a week) [email protected]

Bransgore: Churches Together in Bransgore 01425 674513 (Line open 9am to 12 noon Monday to Friday)

Fordingbridge:Community First New Forest 01425 482773( Line open 9am to 11am Monday to Friday)

Fordingbridge:Fordingbridge in Need 01425 542045 or 07746 005709 (Lines open 8am to 9pm 7 days a week) or [email protected]

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How to help

  • Donate Financially:

Having the financial ability to buy the items we need when we run out will be invaluable in this time and crisis.
Please Donate by hitting the ORANGE DONATE BUTTON at the top of the page, thank you.

  • Donate on low stock items:

If you cannot donate financially, here are the items we’re running out of quicker. You can drop them off at a local supermarket.

Mashed potato

Tinned cold meat

Sponge puddings

Tinned custard