Cost of living support

Food banks

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.

Watford Foodbank

Referral needed.
Main Warehouse, Unit 5 Empire Centre, Imperial Way, North Watford, WD24 4YH.
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 10am to 1pm.
01923 804435 or email the Watford Foodbank Team or visit their website.

Watford Foodbank - Wellspring Church

Referral needed.
1 Wellspring Way, Watford, WD17 2AH.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 2pm to 4pm.
 01923 804435 or email the Watford Foodbank Team.

Watford Foodbank - South Oxhey Baptist Church

Referral needed.
140 Gosforth Lane, South Oxhey, WD19 7BX.
Opening hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11am to 1pm.
 01923 804435 or email the Watford Foodbank Team.

Watford Foodbank - St. Michaels and All Angels Church

Referral needed.
Midlred Avenue, Watford, WD18 7DY.
Opening hours: Wednesdays from 10am to 12pm.
Contact: 01923 804435 or email the Watford Foodbank Team.

Akshaya Patra

Referral needed.
Unit S, Penfold Imperial Way, Watford.
Opening hours: Mondays to Sundays from 9am to 7pm
 020 8004 8743.

One Vision

Referral needed.
Penfold Park, St. Albans Road, Watford, WD25 0GB.
Opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays from 10am to 3pm.
Contact: 01923 372699 or email the One Vision team.


No referral needed - hot meals to take away and foodbank items as available.
65 Market Street, Watford, WD18 0PR.
Opening hours: Monday 11:30am to 2pm
 Facebook page.

Watford Elim Church

No referral needed.
Leavesden Road, Watford, WD24 5ED.
Opening hours: Tuesdays to Fridays from 2pm to 4pm and Sundays from 2pm to 4pm for hot meals.
Contact: Call 01923 221544 between 10am and 11am to arrange a food parcel for collection.

Sewa Day

No referral needed.
Retail Units 1 and 2, Ground Floor, Multi-Story Car Park, Thomas Sawyer Way, Watford, WD18 0HB.
Opening hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 11am to 5pm.
Contact: Email the Sewa Day foodbank team.

Go Dharmic

No Referral needed.
Watford High Street.
Opening hours: Wednesdays from 6pm to 7pm.

Map of Foodbanks

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