Apply for a Food Parcel 


If you are in need of a food parcel please visit our Directory to find a foodbank in your local area and contact them directly to make an appointment. You can also call Work & Income on 0800 559 009 to check if you are entitled to any assistance. 

Please note that we do not issue food parcels through our website.



Each foodbank has different application criteria. It is advisable to call them first to find out what their processes are when making an appointment. Please wear a mask, social distance and follow all instructions. Please get vaccinated.

When attending your appointment you may need to provide the following;

Photo I.D.

Proof of Address

Bank Statement.

Referral letter from WINZ or Social Agency.

Medical history including vaccination status.