Food banks, how they work and where to go in Hyndburn

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To use a food bank you have to be registered as being in need. The first point of contact is the Citizen’s Advice Bureau. See using a food bank

“The adviser will ask you some questions about your income and needs. They can check if you should be getting any benefits you’re not currently claiming and tell you about other local help you could get. The adviser can also give you advice about budgeting and any debts you have.”

“The adviser can refer you to your nearest foodbank if you’re eligible.”

Find a food bank

The nearest emergency food source for Hyndburn is in Accrington.

The Food Pantry is on Broadway, in Accrington town centre, they also have a small cafe where you can stop for a chat. They are not a traditional food bank as you can choose what you need instead of receiving a food parcel.

There is also a food bank in Blackburn. The Blackburn shop is The Oaks, Oakenhust Road, Blackburn, BB2 1SN.

Maundy relief offers free community lunches and food parcels. They are on, 21 Abbey Street, Accrington.

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