Foodbanks in Central Bedfordshire
The Need Project
Covering Central Bedfordshire (and some people outside of this area).
Visit the Need Project's website
Biggleswade Baptist Church
Supporting people with the SG18 postcode, in Biggleswade and the surrounding villages.
Visit Biggleswade Baptist Church's website
Dunstable Foodbank covers people who cannot afford food in LU5 and LU6 postcodes.
Visit Dunstable Food Bank's website
Leighton Linslade Homeless Service (Leighton Linslade Community Foodbank)
Covering Leighton Buzzard, Linslade and the local surrounding areas.
Visit Leighton Linslade Homeless Service's website
Visit Leighton Linslade Helpers website
Food vouchers and free school meals in Central Bedfordshire
Foodbanks in Bedford borough
These foodbanks work using a voucher referral system. Vouchers are issued by local agencies. Everyone who comes to the foodbank for emergency food must have a valid foodbank voucher. Additional support from the foodbanks is a six week Eat Well Spend Less course providing basic cookery, nutrition, and food budget management advice.
Visit Bedford Foodbank website for information on how to get vouchers, locations and opening times of foodbanks across the borough.
Free school meals during school holidays in Bedford borough
Visit Bedford Borough Council website to check eligibility and find out how to apply for vouchers.