Help with food and other essentials

Local food banks

Bracknell Foodbank

We know that anyone can reach crisis point and we're here to help when that happens.

Bracknell Foodbank is based at Kerith Community Church in the centre of Bracknell.

Visit Bracknell Foodbank

Crowthorne Foodbank

Part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.

Visit Crowthorne Foodbank

Other support


The Cowshed

The aim of The Cowshed is to provide good quality cleaned and ironed clothes and other essentials free to anyone in need.

Visit The Cowshed

The Baby Bank

Providing essentials to families in extreme need.

Visit The Baby Bank

Bracknell Clothesbank

Clothing for those in need.

Visit the Bracknell Clothesbank


Berkshire Pet Food Bank

Berkshire Pet Food Bank are a pet food bank for Berkshire and surrounding areas supplying food and pet supplies.

Visit Berkshire Pet Food Bank



The purpose of Storehouse is to help those who are experiencing a difficult time in their lives. They take in good quality used furniture and household items which can then be passed on to someone in need of them.

Visit Storehouse


Many broadband suppliers offer cheaper tariffs to those on low income. These are called social tariffs.

Find a social tariff

Other organisations

NHS Healthy Start Scheme

If you’re more than 10 weeks pregnant or have a child under 4, you may be entitled to get help to buy healthy food and milk.

Find out more about the Healthy Start Scheme

First Days children's charity

First Days reduces the long term effect of poverty on children by equipping them with the essential items they need for their early years and at school.

Visit First Days