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Foodbanks | Birmingham City Council

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Foodbanks work using a voucher referral system.

We know that anyone can find themselves at crisis point for a number of different reasons.

If you feel you are struggling to put food on the table, we can issue you with a foodbank voucher. We can also provide long term support if needed to help address some of the issues behind the reasons for your crisis.

Contact our customer service centre on 216 3030 to book a referral. Our opening hours are Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Please note, you cannot attend a foodbank with out a valid referral from the customer service centre (or any other referral from another organisation).

Once you have been issued with a voucher, you can exchange this for a minimum of three days of emergency food at your nearest foodbank centre.

If you are unable to leave your home due to coronavirus, there are many options for you to get food or support.

Get food or support if you can't leave your home.