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There are a number of services across the borough if you need help accessing free or low cost food supplies. Some services also offer hygiene and cleaning products. Please call ahead and check availability before making your way.
Food vouchers are available for local people. Please call Citizens Advice Watford’s free dedicated foodbank voucher line on 0800 061 4808 10am to 12pm Monday to Friday.
To claim your voucher in person visit:
St Mary’s Churchyard, High Street, Watford WD17 2BE.
Drop-in hours: Monday to Thursday between 09:30am and 12:30pm. First come first served.
Contact: 0800 144 8848 or complete their online enquiry form.
Main Warehouse, Unit 5 Empire Centre, Imperial Way, North Watford WD24 4YH
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 10am to 1pm
Contact: 01923 804435 or email the Watford Foodbank team
Watford Foodbank - Wellspring Church
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 2pm to 4pm
Contact: 01923 804435 or email the Wellspring Church team
Watford Foodbank - South Oxhey Baptist Church
140 Gosforth Lane, South Oxhey WD19 7BX
Contact: 01923 804435 or email the South Oxhey Baptist Church team
Watford Foodbank – St Michaels and All Angels Church
Mildred Avenue, Watford WD18 7DY
Opening times: Wednesday 10:00am to 12noon
Contact: 01923 804435 or email the St Michaels and All Angels Chuch team
Watford Foodbank – Christ Church
St Albans Road, Watford WD24 5BD
Opening times: Thursday 10:00am to 1:00pm
Contact: 01923 804435 or email the Chrish Church team
Hot meals and drinks to take away and foodbank items as available. No referrals required.
Gokula Food Bank, 65 Market Street, Watford WD18 0PR (Monday 11:30am to 2pm).
Also at Meriden Community Centre, Garsmouth Way, Watford WD25 9ET (Friday 10:00am to 11am).
Contact: Visit our Facebook page
Watford Elim Church
Leavesden Road, Watford WD24 5ED
Opening times: Tuesdays to Fridays, Sundays (hot meals) 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Contact: Call 01923 221544 between 10 and11am to arrange a collection
Fresh meals and food delivered. Referrals from professionals including GPs and social workers
Penfold Park St Albans Road Watford WD25 0GB
Opening times: Monday to Saturday, 10:00am to 3:00pm
Contact: 01923 372699 or email the One Vision team
Retail Units 1 and 2, Ground Floor, Multi Storey Car Park, Thomas Sawyer Way, Watford, WD18 0HB
Opening times: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays from 11:00am to 5:00pm
Contact: Email the Sewa Day foodbank team
Distributes hot food every Wednesday between 6:00pm and 7:00pm on the High Street.