USEFUL LINKS

Family Centre Service

Vista – Support for Parents, Children, Young People and Families

Feed Food Bank

St Albans Food Bank

Families First – services that work together to support families who need extra help

Communities 1st – Warm bank

Families in Focus – Support for parents

Children’s Wellbeing Practioners

DSPL7- Delivering Special Provision Locally

Healthier Together – Improving health

NHS Website

 

Family support  Where can I get help? 

Lots of families are worried about the rising cost of living and the impact it might have on our finances. 

Here is some useful information and places you can access support: 

Rising cost of living support:

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/millions-of-low-income-households-to-get-new-cost-of-living-payments-from-spring-2023

Support with food for all:  

St Albans community fridge – Unit 9, The Enterprise Centre, Long Spring, St Albans, AL3 6EN 

Mon-Thurs 9:30am-11:00am Sat-Weds 9:30pm-10:30pm 

Community Pantry and lunch Mon-Thurs 12:00-2:00 

 

Food bank: 

Feed — The Vineyard Church St Albans 

Trussell trust food banks – The Trussell Trust – Stop UK Hunger 

 

Warm spaces: 

Warmer Places, Spaces & Hubs | Communities 1st 

Grants for support in a crisis: Welfare Grants – Family Action (family-action.org.uk) 

Hygiene bags:

If you require new, unused, in-date personal care and household cleaning essentials, please contact Jemma Hope Family Support Worker via the school office who can arrange a bag for you.