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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)

Age UK Norwich, 60 London Street, Norwich, NR2 1JX
Tel: 01603 496333

Age UK Norfolk, Henderson Business Centre, 51 Ivy Road, Norwich, NR5 8BF
Tel 0300 500 1217

Citizens Advice

Norwich office - in The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich, NR2 1TF
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 (18-25s)

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, there are several FREE HOT MEALS available - for an up to date list, please visit The Feed website here. 

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

Published: 14/04/2009
Article views: 32659

12,087 food parcels given to local people in the last 12 months 

including 4,436 children,
up to 31st Deceember 2019