The Covid 19 pandemic has been a challenging time for many people. On this page there are details of a number of groups and organisations that you can reach out to if you need help.
Sources of help
FOODBANKS & DISTRIBUTION
Emergency food to people in crisis:
- Foodbanks can assist you to get access to regular food parcels that suit your needs if you
are experiencing food poverty. They will provide a minimum of 3 days nutritionally balanced,
tinned and dried food donated by the local community.
North Enfield Foodbank (Referral)
Tue, Thu and Sat from 11am-3pm for collection of emergency food parcels. For any information about how the foodbank works or how to get a referral, please contact us on:
07826 542 119 or email@example.com.
- All Saints Church (walk in)
All Saints Church Hall, Church Street, Edmonton, N9 9PB. Tel: 07488 342 275
Every Thu & Fri 1:45pm – 4pm. Hot meals and food parcels. Please call regarding delivery for vulnerable people.
- ECYPS Foodbank
The Ark, 500 Montagu Road, London N9 0UR. Tel: 020 8373 2711.
Wednesdays at 9:30am & Saturdays at 11am.
Please queue and keep your distance according to Covid-19 government guidelines.
- Edmonton SDA Church
Houndsfield Road Community Centre, 8 Houndsfield Road, Edmonton, N9 7RA. Every Saturday 3pm to 5pm – This is run on a first come, first served basis. Please bring your own bag. Please call Nichola on 07506793101
- Signpost – Broad House, 205 Fore Street, London N8 2TZ. Tel: 020 8807 2228
FREE BREAKFAST: First Saturday of every month 11am-12noon
FREE MEAL: Every Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
FREE FOOD AND HOT DRINK: Every Saturday 11:30 outside Edmonton Green Train Station
(excluding first Saturday of every month)
Emotional Wellbeing Support
Kooth is a free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.
Look on webpage: http://www.kooth.com or telephone: 0203949337
Coping practically with family life in isolation
Please see the guidance from Family Lives which can be viewed on the remote learning
page of our website.
National Domestic Helpline, freephone open 24 hours: 0808 2000 247
Domestic Violence Support service:
Enfield Women’s Centre
Vicki Scarlett House
31 a Derby Road
Tele: 0208 351 8934/0208351 9198
A charity providing women and girls a safe place where they can be listened to and services
to help them overcome challenges. They offer counselling, training and weekly coffee
mornings, talks and social activities.
`If you are struggling with financial hardship you can contact Enfield Council for help by visiting www.enfield.gov.uk/financialhardship. If you are in crisis now and cannot afford food or basic essentials, please ring 020 8379 1000 and press option 7.’