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Norwich Foodbank is a company incorporated in England and Wales (Co. No. 7051996) with limited liability by guarantee. 

Charity number 1143528 - registered for Gift Aid with HMRC - No XT22368

Registered office address:
Norwich Foodbank
Henderson Business Centre,
51 Ivy Road, Norwich NR5 8BF
Tel: 01603 251733 E-mail:

The name Norwich foodbank is used in all its works.
Patrons Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich, Delia Smith CBE and Susan Hill CBE.
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Where to get help

Crisis food boxes are available to people who obtain a food voucher from one of our distributor organisations, listed below, across Norwich. You can then exchange the voucher for a food box at one of our distribution centres.

Where to get a voucher

If you already have a local care agency contact please speak to them first.

If you need an emergency food box please contact one of our Voucher Distributors - these include:

FOR GENERAL ADVICE (inc. welfare benefits and debt)

Age UK (for people aged 50 and over)

Jo Willingham (Information and Advice Manager),
Age UK Norwich, 60 London Street, Norwich, NR2 1JX
Tel: 01603 496333
Age UK Norfolk, 300 St Faiths Road, Old Catton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 7BJ
Tel 01603 785234/787111

Citizens Advice

Norwich office - in The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, NR2 1TF - NOTE new address from 29th May 2018
Open: 9.30am – 4pm
Telephone advice available: 9.30am – 4pm
Tel 03444 111 444

North Walsham office - 3 St Nichols Court, North Walsham, NR28 9BY
Open: 10am – 3pm
Telephone advice available: 9.30am – 4pm
Tel 03444 111 444

Wymondham office - 14 Middleton St, Wymondham, NR18 0AD
Open: Mon, Weds, Fri: 9.30am – 1pm
Telephone advice available: 9.30am – 4pm
Tel 03444 111 444

Mancroft Advice Project (MAP) - (under 25's)
Chantry Road, Norwich, NR2 1RF
Tel: 01603 766994

Online service for welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help

Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team
West Suffolk Hospital, Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 2QZ
Tel: 0300 790 0371

Equal Lives

15 Manor Farm Barns, Framingham Pigot, Norwich,
NR14 7PZ Tel: 01508 491210

Money, Advice and Budgeting Service - 
MABS (small multiple debt)
33 Earlham West Centre, Norwich, NR5 8AD
Tel: 01603 506500

Christians Against Poverty
Surrey Chapel, 2-6 Botolph Street, Norwich, NR3 1DU
Tel: 0800 328 0006

Kings Money Advice
Kings Community Church, The Kings Centre, King Street, Norwich, NR1 1PH
Tel: 0800 970 9875

Change, Grow, Live (CGL)
5 Barton Way, Norwich, NR1 1DL
Tel: 01603 514096

YMCA (18-25's)

John Drake House, 10 Winalls Yard, Norwich, NR1 3GA
Tel: 01603 877950

St Martin's Housing Trust
35 Bishopgate, Norwich, NR1 4AA
Tel: 01603 667706

Social Services

County Hall, Martineau Lane, Norwich, NR1 2SQ
Tel: 0844 800 8014

In addition to the above, FREE HOT MEALS are available from:

SOUP RUN (Salvation Army), Haymarket, Norwich - Every evening at 8pm

POTTERGATE ARC (Salvation Army),
28 Pottergate, Norwich NR2 1DX Monday - Friday: breakfast 8am - 10am; lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm - £1.20 per person or free with an Arc voucher

ST AUGUSTINE'S (City Saints in Action), Church Hall, St Augustine's Street, Norwich, Monday at 11am - 2pm 

PEOPLE'S PICNIC, Haymarket on Tuesday and Saturday at 8pm

TRINITY United Reform Church, Unthank Rd, Open Table lunch on Fridays 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Friends Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane, Norwich on Fridays at 7pm

CITY SAINTS IN ACTION, at Trinity United Reform Church, Unthank Road on Saturday at 6.30pm

KINGS CARE, Kings Centre (Community Lounge), King Street, Norwich on Sundays 2pm - 4pm also includes laundry and shower facilities

Click here for a list of our Distribution Centres where you can exchange your voucher for a food box

Published: 14/04/2009
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9,926 food parcels given to local people in the last 12 months 

including 3,394 children,
up to 31st March 2019