You can receive food from the foodbank if you have been given a red foodbank voucher by one of our referrers. These include:

Citizens Advice Bureaux
Jobcentre Plus
One Point or Sure Start
Housing charities
Other local charities
Drug and alcohol services
Durham County Council Social Care and Health Services
Health visitors
The Probation Service

Red foodbank vouchers can be exchanged at our distribution points:  (PLEASE NOTE THESE ARE NORMALLY CLOSED ON BANK HOLIDAYS)

Annfield Plain
Annfield Plain Community Centre, 23 Front Street, Annfield Plain, DH9 1SY
Tuesday 1pm - 3pm & Saturday 10am - 12pm
Brandon Community Centre, Brandon Lane, DH7 8PS
Tuesday  12pm – 3pm
Bethel Church, Low Chare, Chester-le-Street, Co Durham DH3 3QF
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-12:30pm
St Aidan's Church Hall, Durham Road, Chilton, DL17 0EX
Monday 10am - 12noon
Lipscomb Hall
Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday 10am - 2pm
Friday 10am - 3pm
Consett - Food 4 U
Food 4U, Glenroyd House, Medomsley Road, Consett, DH8 5HL
Monday - Friday 10am - 12pm
Salvation Army, Queen St. DL15 8QQ
Monday - Friday, 9am - 1pm.
St Hild & St Helen Christian Fellowship, Mount Stewart Street, SR7 7NF
Thursday, 2pm-4pm
Durham North Road
North Road Methodist Church. North Rd. Durham DH1 4SG 
(Caretakers Cottage behind the church. Enter via the car park.)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1.00 - 3:30pm
Durham Elvet
Elvet Methodisit Church, 8 Old Elvet, DH1 3HL
Tuesday 1.30pm - 3pm
Durham Gilesgate
Laurel Avenue Community Centre, DH1 2EY
Saturday 9.30am-11.30am
Esh Winning
Esh Winning Baptist Church, Esh Winning
Thursday 11.30am - 1/30pm
YMCA, 67 Front Street, Colliery Row, Houghton-le-Spring DH4 6LP
Tuesday 1pm-3pm
St Luke's Church Hall, Church Lane Feryhill
Thursday 10:30am- 12 noon
Fishburn Youth and Community Centre, Butterwick Rd, TS21 4ED
Thursday 2pm - 4pm
Holy Trinity Chuch, Church Lane, Murton, SR7 9PG
Saturday 10am - 12 noon
Plawsworth and Kimblesworth Community Centre, Nettlesworth, DH2 3PN
Monday, Thursday, 8.30am - 5.00pm
Newton Aycliffe
St Clare’s Church, Saint Cuthbert's Way, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 5NT
Wednesday & Friday 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Citizens Advice Bureau, Castledene Shopping Centre, Peterlee, SR8 1BW
Tuesday & Friday, 10.30am - 1pm
Sedgefield Town Council, Front Street, Sedgefield, TS21 3AT
Wednesday, 11am-1pm
Salvation Army Church Hall, Cross Street, Shildon, DL4 1PF
Monday 2pm - 4pm
Thursday 10am - 2pm
St Paul’s Centre, Whitworth Terrace, Spennymoor, DL16 7LS
Friday 10am – 12noon
Stanley - NEW LOCATION from 26th February 2016
The Venue, Stanley Community Association, Wear Road, DH9 6LU
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am - 12pm
Trimdon Village
Trimdon Village Hall, Hallgarth Road, TS29 6JX
Tuesday  2pm - 4pm
Trimdon Station
Trimdon Station Community Centre,  Station Rd West, Trimdon Station, TS29 6BS
Friday 10am - 12noon
West Auckland
The Well, 46 East Green, West Auckland, DL14 9HJ                                            
Tuesday - Friday 9am - 3pm
Willington Community Action, 65 High Street, Willington DL15 0PF
Tuesday 1pm – 3pm
Friday  1pm – 3pm

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‘Every church should consider a foodbank’ Steve Chalke MBE, founder of Oasis, Stop the Traffik and Faithworks