Free School Meals and Food Support
Free School Meals
Edenred e-vouchers for pupils entitled to free school meals will resume from Monday 1st June.
There will be no vouchers distributed during half term
If you have experienced difficulties with redeeming children’s codes, please email Edenred directly:
This has come from Edenred today.
please follow the below steps:
Please check your junk mail folder, or email quarantine
If it isn’t in there, please ensure you have added to your ‘safelist’
If you havent applied already, read the information below and click the link to apply.
www.norfolk.gov.uk/neo - click on ‘Apply for Free School Meals’ and fill in the form.
Free school meals &
Food Support in Norwich
Covid 19 Food Support for Norwich Area
Updated: 19/03/20 by Partnership and Community Focus City Team, NCC If you are aware of anything on this list is incorrect, please email us at Please note we do not endorse any service included on this list. Use of these services is at your own discretion, we do not in any way verify the quality or availability of the services listed.
Community Fridges: A Community Fridge is a refrigerator located in a public space. It enables food to be shared within a community, as anyone can put food in and take food out.
West Costessey Centre, Poethlyn Drive, Queen’s Hills, Costessey, NR8 5BP: 01603 742958 Tuesday 6pm - 8pm Wednesday 6pm - 8pm Friday 6pm - 8pm Saturday. 9am - 12 pm Sunday 9.00am -12 noon
St Francis Church, Rider Haggard Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 9UQ: 01603 702799 Tuesdays 1.30pm – 2.30pm Thursdays 11am – 12pm
Ormiston Victory Academy, Middleton Crescent, Costessey, Norwich NR5 0PX: closes 20/3/2020 Monday to Friday 8am - 3pm:
Dussindale Community Centre, Pound Ln, Norwich NR7 0SR: 01603 701048 Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm Saturday 9am - 11am
Mike, Debs and Sons Market Stall – Due to the current circumstances, they are now offering local deliveries in your area. Market stall is open as usual but for those in need we are here to help for HOME DELIVERIES. Please call us on 01603 305841 or message us on Facebook messenger to arrange a delivery. Deliveries of £20 or more are free. Times will be allocated
Hidden Treasures, Magdalen Road Has a shop on Magdalen road if any elderly people or you are Self-isolating and need anything please let them know. They run a food bank for the homeless and
anyone who needs help and will do their best to help you with items, just pop me a message. Need to access Eric at Hidden Treasures via facebook
Stop and Go Shop, Woodgrove Parade, Catton Grove Road 01603 929802 Raj will deliver locally if he has stock
Soul Church 4 Mason Rd, Norwich NR6 6RF 01603 488880 are planning to run FISH (Food In School Holidays) activities when school closes. This will be based in Heartsease weekdays; Mon to Fri (possibly St Francis but they are not sure yet)
They are batch cooking single and couple meals for a ‘wheels on meals’ service to those elderly and vulnerable. The Soul church café is closing for the time being, but they will operate a ‘care package’ pop up food distribution point at Church. There may be some delivery to those ‘isolated’ as well.
Foodbanks – All 10 are still open as of 18/3/2020 and are still operating on the usual voucher system. Link to their locations: https://www.trusselltrust.org/get-help/find-afoodbank/norwich/
Hot meals – MONDAY Salvation Army, Pottergate Arc Hot breakfast £1.20/free toast (8-10.45am) St Stephen’s Church Café Pay what you can afford, minimum charge £1 (10am to 4pm) Soul Church offering hot food at Haymarket – 7pm-8pm
TUESDAY Salvation Army, Pottergate Arc Hot breakfast £1.20/free toast (8-10.45am) Norwich Elim Church, Trory Street Free breakfast and dinner (9.30am – 12.30pm) St Stephen’s Church Café Pay what you can, minimum £1 (10am to 4pm) Oak Grove Chapel, 70 Catton Grove Road – Free hot meal (6-7.30pm) People’s Picnic, Haymarket (8pm) Salvation Army Soup Run, Haymarket (8.30pm) STOPS FRIDAY 20th March Russell Street Community Centre - Spud Club - Tuesday’s in term time, 4:30 - 6pm. A meal for primary school aged children and parents.
WEDNESDAY Salvation Army, Pottergate Arc Hot breakfast £1.20/free toast (8-10.45am) Russell Street Community Centre - Noah’s Boat - Toddler group on Wednesday’s term time, 10 - 11:30. Includes tea and cake for parents and kids snack too.
St Stephen’s Church Café Pay what you can, minimum £1. (10am to 4pm) New Hope Christian Centre, 2 Martineau Lane Light lunch (10am-2pm) Harford Community Centre mostly cakes and bread rolls available to any local residents of Lakenham and Tuckswood who need them. (2.15-3.15pm) Norwich Soup Movement, Haymarket (8pm) Soul Church Haymarket hot food 7pm – 8pm
THURSDAY Salvation Army, Pottergate Arc Hot breakfast £1.20/free toast (8-10.45am) St Stephen’s Church Café Pay what you can, minimum £1 (10am to 4pm) Norwich Soup Movement, Haymarket (8pm) (unsure if this is still on)
FRIDAY Salvation Army, Pottergate Arc Hot breakfast £1.20/free toast (8-10.45am) St Stephen’s Church Café, Pay what you can, minimum £1 (10am to 4pm) Hot breakfast 50p Trinity United Reform Church, 1 Unthank Rd (City end) Soup/bread (12.30pm – 1.30pm) Soul Church, Café Soul, 4 Mason Road, NR6 6RF Minibus service with 3 pickups; • 12noon City Reach/Highwater House, opposite Toys R Us • 12:15 from YMCA Central on All Saints Green • 12:30 from Bishops Bridge House on Gas Hill Free two course lunch. Shower and laundry facilities. Society Alive Community café still runs every 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month (12.30-2.30) Clover Hill Village Hall, Humbleyard, Norwich, NR5 9BN Food Cycle, Quaker Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane, NR2 1EW Hot meal (7pm) Salvation Army, Pottergate Arc (7.30pm – 9.30pm) Free hot meal for rough sleepers only Norwich Soup Movement, Haymarket (8pm) STOPS FRIDAY Soul Church hot food at Haymarket 7pm – 8pm
SATURDAY The Welcome Wagon, breakfast food and drinks City Centre 6am Russell Street Community Centre - Breakfast Club - every saturday 10-11:30 St Stephen’s Church Café, (10am-4pm) Pay what you can, minimum £1 Society Alive Soup evening (4.30-6.30) Clover Hill Village Hall, Humbleyard, Norwich, NR5 9BN City Saints in Action, St Augustine’s Church Hall, St Augustine’s Street – jacket potato with filling, £donation (4pm – 7pm) Salvation Army Soup Run, Haymarket (8.30pm) STOPS FRIDAY 20th March
SUNDAY The Welcome Wagon, breakfast food and drinks City Centre 6am People’s Palace Café Vauxhall Street, 26 Suffolk Square NR2 2AA (11am–2pm)
The Kings Centre, Kings St, NR1 1PH (2pm – 4pm) Free hot meal, laundry and shower facilities Anon Street Team, Haymarket (8pm) Hot food Salvation Army Soup Run, Haymarket (8.30pm) STOPS FRIDAY 20th March Hebron Chapel, Haymarket - every other Sunday (8.30pm).