Food banks across Gwynedd provide emergency food boxes for people and families in need.
If you need the service contact your local food bank.
Bangor Cathedral Foodbank - Bangor Cathedral Diocesan Centre, Cathedral Close, Bangor, LL57 1RL (behind the Cathedral). Open 2-3pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This is an emergency service and if you don’t have a referral form to receive a food parcel please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Arfon Foodbank - Canolfan Gwyrfai, Lôn Cae Ffynnon, Cibyn, Caernarfon, LL55 2BD. Open 12-2:00pm Tuesday and Friday. If you are unable to get to the foodbank, or if you wish to volunteer and it is safe for you to do so, please contact email@example.com, or if you’re unable to email please call 07586 053961.
You will need a voucher in order to receive a food parcel, so please contact the foodbank or 01766 771000. If you cannot get hold of someone local to provide you with a voucher, it is possible to contact a national helpline on 0808 2082138 that is open between 10 and 4, Monday to Friday.
South Gwynedd Foodbank –
Barmouth – Revelation, Park Road, Barmouth, LL42 1PH. Open 10.30am-2.30pm Mondays and Thursdays. You need to ring the doorbell and wait for instructions from the volunteers. Please do not go past the inner doors.
Dolgellau –Dolgellau Methodist Church (near the Post Office sorting office) and not the Mantell Gwynedd office. Open 2:00pm-3.30pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please go to the side door and wait for a volunteer to come and help you. Please keep to a distance of 2m at all times.
Porthmadog – The Big Rock Cafe – The cafe is closed at the moment, but will be open to distribute food parcels between 10:00am-2:00pm Tuesday and Friday. Please call beforehand to arrange access 07973 914599
Tywyn – Advent Bookshop, 40 High St, Tywyn LL36 9AD – The shop has had to close but will be open only to share foodbank parcels 11:00am-1:00pm Mondays and Thursdays.
Bala –Manna Christian Bookshop, 53 High Street, Bala LL23 7AF – The shop has had to close but please Ann Davies on 07969 362508 in order to arrange a time for collection of a food parcel.
Ffestiniog Foodbank– Church Hall, Church St, Blaenau Ffestiniog, LL41 3HB (opposite Tan y Maen Centre). Open 2:00pm-3:00pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday. If you can’t get to the foodbank please call 07435 290553.
Pwllheli Foodbank – the old Ethel Austin shop, High Street, Pwllheli (not St. Peter’s Church). Open 2-3pm Tuesday and Friday. If you can’t get to the foodbank please call 07824 738789.
Capel Fron, Penrhyndeudraeth - Emergency Food Boxes can be made available from Capel Fron on Mondays to Fridays but clients or Agents MUST ring 07973914599 to arrange access.
Bangor - Plaid Cymru Office, 70 High Street, Bangor, LL57 1NR. Open 10:00am-12pm Sundays.