Our foodbank works using a voucher referral system. Find out more about how we work.
We know that anyone can find themselves at crisis point for a number of different reasons.
In order to provide the most appropriate help for the circumstances of your situation we work with local agencies. If they feel you are struggling to put food on the table, they will issue you with a foodbank voucher. The local agency can also provide long term support if needed to help address some of the issues behind the reasons for your crisis.
Our foodbank works with a number of different agencies, such as Citizens Advice, children’s centres and health visitors. Please see the list below for agencies who are able to issue foodbank vouchers.
Who can issue vouchers?
|Attendance & Behaviour Service (HBC)||Visit »|
|Advocacy Works Halton||Visit »|
|Affinity Sutton Housing||Visit »|
|Brennan Lodge (Creative Support)||Visit »|
|British Red Cross (Care in the Home Service)||Visit »|
|Change, Grow, Live||Visit »|
|Changing Lives||Visit »|
|Cheshire Police||Visit »|
|Child in Need – Widnes||Visit »|
|Children in Care + Care Leavers||Visit »|
|Citizens Advice Halton||Visit »|
|Community Bridge Building Team||Visit »|
|Early Intervention in Psychosis Team||Visit »|
|East Widnes Team||Visit »|
|Energy Projects Plus||Visit »|
|HBC Social Services||Visit »|
|Halton Family Nurse Partnership||Visit »|
|Halton Housing Trust||Visit »|
|Halton Midwives||Visit »|
|Halton People Into Jobs||Visit »|
|Health Visitors Chapelfields Team||Visit »|
|IWST (Widnes)||Visit »|
|Jobcentre Plus||Visit »|
|Just Care||Visit »|
|Kingsway Health Visiting Team||Visit »|
|Nightstop Communities||Visit »|
|Outreach Team (Mental Health)||Visit »|
|Plus Dane Shap Ltd||Visit »|
|Psychiatric Nurses||Visit »|
|Rapid Access Rehabilitation Services (RARS)||Visit »|
|Recovery Team (Mental Health)||Visit »|
|Riverside College||Visit »|
|Riverside Housing Association (Mersey South)||Visit »|
|Royal British Legion||Visit »|
|S.V.P (St Vincent de Paul)||Visit »|
|Stroke Association||Visit »|
|Sure Start To Later Life||Visit »|
|Urgent Care Team (Widnes Walk-in Centre)||Visit »|
|Warrington Road Health Visiting Team||Visit »|
|Warrington Road Children’s Centre||Visit »|
|Warrington & Halton Home Treatment Team||Visit »|
|Wellbeing Appleton Village Surgery||Visit »|
|Wellbeing Beaconsfield Surgery||Visit »|
|Wellbeing Enterprises||Visit »|
|Wellbeing Hough Green Health Park Surgery||Visit »|
|West Bank Medical Centre||Visit »|
|Widnes Locality Help Team (Early Help Family Support)||Visit »|
|Young Addaction Halton||Visit »|
When you visit a referral agency they will take some basic details from you to complete the voucher. This will help them to identify the cause of your crisis and offer practical guidance. It also means we are able to prepare suitable emergency food for the right number of people.
If you are a referral agency and would like to become a registered voucher holder for our foodbank, please contact us to find out more.