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Free or affordable food support

If you or someone you know is struggling to afford food, there are often services in your community that can help.

What are Community Food Services?

Food banks, food larders, community fridges are all examples of community food services

Where can I find Community Food services in Vale of The White Horse?

You can find food support services in Abingdon, Faringdon and Wantage.

Healthy Start Vouchers

If you’re pregnant or have a child under 4, you may be eligible for the Healthy Start scheme. This scheme can help you buy basic foods like milk, fruit and vegetables.

How do I apply?

  • Fill in the form online, from the Healthy Start website, then print it off to check and sign
  • Ask your midwife or health visitor for a form
  • Call the Healthy Start helpline (03456 076823) to ask for a form to be sent by post