Please pass the information below onto anyone who might need it:
Milton Keynes Council and MK Food Bank have teamed up to offer more help to local people in crisis.
To Get Help:
Food Bank Xtra is specifically for people who receive benefits, free school meals for their children, who are in severe debt or crisis, are unemployed, homeless, or at risk of homelessness and other similar vulnerable situations.
• Call Food Bank Xtra on 01908 565852 between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday, to discuss your situation in confidence with experienced staff.
• Visit a Service Centre, where social distancing will be followed:
o Melrose Centre, Bletchley – 9:00am – 11:00am (Mon-Fri)
o Milton Keynes Christian Centre, Oldbrook – 11:00am – 1:00pm (Mon-Fri)
o King's Community Centre, Wolverton – 1:00pm – 3:00pm (Mon-Fri)
o More centres will be added shortly
You will need to bring ID to the Serving Centre for every family member. If someone is collecting on your behalf, they will need to bring your ID. You will also be required to provide evidence of eligibility.
National network of food banks
Find your local Food Bank: https://www.trusselltrust.org/
Bedford Food Bank
Dine with us community larder – Bedford (Facebook page)
Corby Food Bank
https://www.trusselltrust.org/get-help/find-a-foodbank/ (9 Foodbanks in Corby)
Northampton Food Bank
https://www.trusselltrust.org/get-help/find-a-foodbank/ (8 Foodbanks in Northampton)