Local Food Banks

Hatfield FoodbankTo receive help from the Hatfield Foodbank, you will need a food bank Voucher issued by one of their referring agencies. Hatfield Foodbank will then be in the position to provide you with the most appropriate help for your circumstances.

The local agency can also provide long term support if needed to help address some of the issues behind the reasons for your crisis.
Gracemead House,
Hatfield AL10 8HX

For more information, visit Hatfield Foodbank
T: 07504627359
E: info@hatfield.foodbank.org.uk

Sparks Community Cafe “Pay What You Can” Cafe. We ask only a donation based on your ability to pay.
Opening times:
Weekdays 09:30 – 16:00h (kitchen closes at 15:30h). Closed Saturdays, Sundays and special holidays.

T: 07459 273838
E: sparkscafe@resolve-online.org 
No One Deserves To Go HungryGiving surplus food to the community stopping food waste going to landfill.

Notification of items we have are posted out through our Facebook page No One Deserves To Go Hungry
Collection by arrangement

82 Travellers Lane Hatfield
12 Apostles Church Food BankServes Hatfield and nearby areas
Weekdays 09:00-17:00
Saturday 10:00 – 17:00 Sunday 08:00 – 13:00

Kentish Lane, Hatfield

T: 01707 650147
New Zion Christian Fellowship Food BankEach week we see around 30-35 people who have been given food vouchers by their care professional and we provide a free emergency food parcel to help them, whilst in difficult circumstances.

40 Cole Green Lane,
Welwyn Garden City AL7 3JE

Open on Wednesdays 9-11am

Referring agencies and organisations, please email: foodbank@newzioncf.net

(Christchurch Baptist in W.G.C is an alternative collection point)
Food PantryFood and household essentials to help with the cost of living. Open to all, no referral needed.
Open on Wednesdays 13:00 – 15:00

Goff’s Oak Methodist Church
Newgatestreet Road, Goff’s Oak, EN7 5SS

OK Foundation
T: 07483 172781
Codicote Food BankCodicote Foodbank to help Bridge the Food Gap in our local communities – Codicote, Welwyn, Knebworth, surrounding villages and areasopen on Wednesday 18:00 – 19:00

For more information and referrals please call:
T: 07507295627
E: codicotefoodbank@gmail.com
Knebworth Food BankDue to local demand they are only able to assist residents neighbouring Wewlyn Residents leading up to Knebworth only.
Porta Cabin by Knebworth Post office
Knebworth High Street.

Open Saturdays 9-11am
E: knebworthfoodbank@gmail.com
Baby Bank HertsBaby Bank Herts brings vital help to local vulnerable families facing poverty.
They work with referral agencies including: charities, foodbanks, schools, childrens centres , social services, the local council, women’s refuge, agencies which provide support for victims of modern slavery,  domestic violence charities, midwifery and nursing teams.

Open Fridays 9am – 5pm
To make a referral, please fill in the form or email E: info@babybankherts.org
Food Rescue HubWelwyn Garden CityOur community has the opportunity to shop and do their bit for their planet and to reduce food waste.

Everyone can visit to rescue best before food such as fruit, vegetable, bread and store cupboard items that would otherwise be destined for landfill. They welcome donation for what you take.
Open Tuesdays
9:30 – 11am

Attimore Hall P H, Ridgeway, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 2AD
OLIOThe mobile phone app OLIO connects neighbours with each other and with local businesses so surplus food can be shared, not thrown away. This could be food nearing its sell-by date in local stores, spare home-grown vegetables, bread from your baker, or the groceries in your fridge when you go away. For your convenience, OLIO can also be used for non-food household items, too.
Available on Goggle Play and Apple Store
Too Good To GoEvery day, unsold food from your favourite restaurants, grocery stores, cafés, and shops goes to waste simply because it hasn’t sold in time. The mobile phone app Too Good To Go makes it easy to make a difference, allowing you to save Surprise Bags of good food at an even better price.Available on: Google Play and Apple Store

Animal Food Banks

ALFS (Animal Larder Food and Shelter)ALFS, Animal Larder Food and Shelter, is a free foodbank providing food parcels and accessories for families with pets, plus they will help with fostering or rehoming.If you need support or can donate please contact:
T: 07714 999581 | E: info@alfsherts.com
Pets In Need HertsPets In Need is a non-profit community group based in Hertfordshire. PIN is a free animal food bankFor more information and to visit please call:
T: 07867 236138 | E: pinherts@mail.com