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St Michaels Welcome Centre

Wakefield District City of Sanctuary run a small food bank on Wednesdays and Fridays of each week, from 1:00pm – 3:00pm, from our base at St. Michaels Church, Westgate Common, WF2 9RW. Contact us at: [email protected].
See our Donations page for how to get here. Please note – We do not provide a “Food Parcel” service. Walk-in only.
Organisations can access our referral forms here: (Word Format) (PDF Format).

St Michaels Welcome Centre

Other Wakefield & District Foodbanks

Community Awareness Programme (CAP),
7 Wood Street Wakefield
Tel: 01924 381119
Contact: Ernest Hibberd
Opening times: Mon – Fri 10am -12pm
by referral only
Provide snack meal, toiletries, food &
household basics, shower and change of
clothes

St Catherines Centre
Doncaster Road, Wakefield (next to Wakefield Trinity Rugby Stadium) WF1 5HL
Tel: 01924 211130
Contact: Lisa Grant, Centre Manager
Opening Times: Mon – Fri 11-1pm
Provide food parcels. No referral needed but
clients must take ID and can attend x3 in 6
months
Also available debt & employment advice – more details on their website here.

Lightwaves Leisure and Community Centre, Lower York Street Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 3LJ.
Have a look at their “Hello Neighbour” project, on their front page. Note this service is aimed at people in the area close to Lightwaves – i.e. Pinderfields, College Grove and Eastmoor. – Details on their website here.

St Georges Community Centre
Broadway, Lupset
Tel: 01924 369631
Opening times: Tuesday and Thursday 1.30pm until 3pm. A referral is required. 
Also available: debt advice, job club, training
& free counselling.

Kettlethorpe

Kettlethorpe Guardians Food Bank

Standbridge Community Centre
Standbridge Lane
Wakefield
WF2 7NP

Calder Grove

CCG Food Bank
Calder Grove Cricket Club, Denby Dale Road, Calder Close, Durkar, Wakefield WF4 3BA, UK

Facebook: @cgccfoodbank
07530 304669
[email protected]

Castleford

Trinity Mission
Trinity Methodist Church, Powell Street,
Castleford

Opening Times: Tues & Weds 12 – 2pm
drop in for hot meals Sun 6 – 9pm drop
in hot drink & snack
Night Shelter service in winter months

The Link @Smawthorne Community Project
Beancroft Road, Castleford WF10 5BP
Tel: 07544 943862
Contact: Tim Weeks [email protected]
Opening Times: Friday 6 – 8pm
Clients must be issued with a voucher to take
with them. If same day, contact food bank to
advise and post voucher direct to foodbank.
Max 5 visits per year.

Featherstone

Featherstone Food Bank.
Gospel Hall, Station Road, Featherstone WF7 5BB.
Wed 6.30pm – 8pm.
Voucher and ID required. Tel 07805 101825 …

Knottingley

Knottingley Food Bank
Elim Church, Tithe Barn Road, Knottingley
WF11 9BU
Contact: Pat Measham
[email protected]
Opening Times:
Tues 11am – 1pm & Thurs 12 – 2pm
Provide food parcels. Clients must be issued with a voucher to take with them, which must be used within 3 days.
If same day, contact food bank to advise and post voucher direct to foodbank.
Maximum of 3 vouchers per 6 months
NB: vouchers issued must be recorded

Pontefract

Saviour Trust
South Baileygate, Pontefract (near Aldi)
Tel: 01977 600335
Contact: Hannah Iwanuschak
[email protected]
Opening Times: Weds 1 – 3pm
Provide advice and warm meal for homeless
people on a drop-in basis

Pontefract Foodbank
Central Methodist Church , Newgate,
Pontefract
Tel: 07935 530583
Contact: Frank Sheard
Opening Times:
Tues 11.30am – 1pm & Thurs 12 –
1.30pm
Provide food parcels. Clients must be issued with a voucher to take with them, which must be used within 3 days. If same day, contact food bank to advise and post voucher direct to foodbank.
Maximum of 3 vouchers per 6 months
NB: vouchers issued must be recorded

Normanton

The Well Project, Normanton,

See their website for latest info – they run the Normanton Foodbank.
website here.

South Elmsall

Westfield Centre
Clients must be referred by CAB, WDH,
Childrens Centre, GP or Public Health Worker

Tingley

West Ardsley Methodist Church
Haigh Manor Road,
Tingley
Every Friday from 3:00pm to 4:30pm
No referral needed