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The Household Support Fund for help with food and energy costs is now open and should run until 30th September 2022 - apply here.

Most households can now apply for the government £150 grant to help with energy costs


If you need food urgently please contact your local food bank.

CHAT (Tiverton area): Opening Hours 9.30-12.30pm weekdays, or call 01884 255 606, 9.30-4.30pm weekdays (leave a message if not answered) or email: theoffice@chatmid.co.uk

CREDITON Food Bank: Opening Hours 9.30-12.30pm Tuesdays and Fridays or call 07740 202721 weekdays, 9-4pm or email: creditonfoodbank@gmail.com

CULLOMPTON Food Bank: Opening Hours 9.30-11.30 am Fridays or call 01884 33249 weekdays, 9-3pm or email: pm@standrewscullopmton.com

LAPFORD Food Bank: Opening Hours 10-2pm Tuesdays and Fridays or call 01363 83788 and leave a message or email: foodbank@lapfordcc.org.uk

Local Community Larders are stocked with free food for people in the community. Food which would otherwise have been thrown away is collected from supermarkets in the area:

TIVERTON Community Larder at the Tiverton Library: Opening hours 9-6pm Monday to Friday (Closed on Wednesdays) and 9-4pm Saturday.

BRADNINCH Community Food Shed: Call 01392 881 190 or email: lucy.mottram@devon.gov.uk


Household Support Fund for Pre-Payment Meters (CAB)

If you have a pre-payment meter and are struggling with bills or you know someone else who is, the Citizens Advice Bureau can advise on eligibility and help you to apply.

This fund is available until September 2022.

Call the local Advice Line for free on 0808 27 87 999.  

Get advice and webchat via www.ruraldevoncab.org.uk click on 'get advice'

Or email info@ruraldevoncab.org.uk


Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme

Have you heard of the Devon Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme?

The aim of the Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme is to support children to eat more healthily, be more active over the school holidays and have a greater knowledge of health and nutrition as well as be more engaged with school and other local services.

Devon County Council are working with sixty nine providers across Devon to offer fully funded places on HAF approved Holidays Schemes.

*Please note to access the programme children must be eligible for benefit related free school meals.*

To find out what is happening in your area please check out:

https://www.devon.gov.uk/educationandfamilies/family-support/haf-programme


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