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Food and Supplies

Community Cafe, Chepstow
Enjoy a delicious three-course light lunch every Wednesday at Bulwark Communtity Centre’s Cafe for £5.  
Chepstow FOOD Club
FOOD club provide good-quality food at a low cost, while also reducing food waste. It costs just £1 a year for a family to become a member.
Community Fridge, Chepstow
Chepstow’s Community Fridge, offers a range of surplus food from supermarkets free of charge to prevent food waste. Its doors are open to anyone in the community! *Subject to availability     
Chepstow Food Bank
The Food Bank provide three days’ nutritionally balanced food and support to local people who are referred.
Gateway Community Cafe, Abergavenny
Gateway Church, Abergavenny operates a Community Café that provides free lunch including, hot meals and sandwiches – everyone is welcome.
Low-cost Lunch, Abergavenny
Enjoy an affordable delicious two-course light lunch at Abergavenny Community Centre. *Booking required    
Community Fridge, Abergavenny
Cwtch Angel’s Community Fridge stocks a variety of essentials including fresh and frozen food.  You pay a £5.00 donation and receive a bag of food worth approx. £25 . *Subject to availability
Abergavenny Food Bank
The Food Bank provide three days’ nutritionally balanced food and support to local people who are referred.
Pet Food Bank, Caldicot
If you are struggling to feed your furry friends, TogetherWORKS offers a Pet Food Bank stocked with a variety of essentials.  *Subject to availability 
Usk Community Kitchen
Usk Community Kitchen stocks a variety of nutritious food for £2.50 donation, available to the community. They also make up food boxes for those in remote areas.  
Corner Cupboard, Caldicot
TogetherWORKS’ Corner Cupboard is stocked with tinned and non-perishable foods –  open to anyone who needs a little extra support.
Corner Freezer, Caldicot
TogetherWORKS’ Corner Freezer is packed with low-cost, high-quality meals, for all the community to enjoy – stocked five days a week!
Magor and Undy Community Fridge
The Community Fridge is a welcoming space where anyone can access free nutritious surplus food. It’s all about saving food waste and stretching your budget a little further.    
Caldicot Food Bank
Caldicot Food Bank supports local people going through a short-term crisis by providing food parcels. Further support, including debt advice, benefit advice and housing support can be accessed here.  
Meet ‘n’ Eat, Monmouth
Free light meals and company for everyone!  
Monmouth Community Fridge
Monmouth Community Fridge offers a selection of free nutritious, surplus food from local businesses. The community fridge opens its doors to everyone.
Monmouth Food Bank
The Food Bank provides 3 days of nutritionally balanced food and support to local people who are referred. 
Trussel Trust Food Bank
Part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.

General Support and Advice

Monmouthshire County Council
They can help you with things like Council Tax, waste and recycling bin collection, street lighting etc.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Able to help with legal questions, completing benefits forms, and giving debt advice.

Home and Family

Homemakers Community Recycling
Homemakers Community Recycling offers a range of affordable pre-loved  furniture, including sofas, tables, wardrobes and much more!
School Uniform Support
For financial support purchasing school uniforms, Monmouthshire County Council offers grants to help fund essential items.
Cwtch Baby Bank, South Wales
Cwtch Baby Bank is the first of its kind it Wales, redistributing pre-loved baby items to vulnerable families in the community.

Rising Cost of Living

Budgeting Loan
You could get a Budgeting Loan to help pay for essential things like rent, furniture, clothes or hire purchase debts. The smallest amount you can borrow is £100.
Discretionary Assistance Fund
Emergency Assistance Payment (EAP)   A grant to help pay for essential costs, such as food, gas, electricity, clothing, or emergency travel if you:   experiencing extreme financial hardship , lost your job or applied for benefits and are waiting for your first payment.  


We Are Undefeatable Campaign
“We Are Undefeatable” is a movement supporting people with a range of long term health conditions, developed by 15 leading health and social care charities and backed by expertise, insight and significant National Lottery funding from Sport England. They offer support and encourage finding ways to be active that work for you and your health condition.
The UK’s leading charity fighting for a world where no young person feels alone with their mental health. They offer support & advice for young people and parents.
A free digital resource that offers general mental wellbeing support & advice.
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