Hello. We are your local charity, Citizens Advice West Northants and Cherwell.
We have been providing free, trusted, confidential & impartial advice in our community since 1965.
This website is now replaced by www.cawnac.org.uk although the information on this site is still up to date
If we see that you have requested several vouchers in a short space of time, we will offer help and support to help you resolve the cause of your crisis. If you decline this, we reserve the right not to issue a voucher to you.
You can request a food voucher in the following ways:
For Banbury, Bicester and Towcester food banks - call the Citizens Advice Trussell Trust helpline 0808 208 2138
Alternatively (and if you are in Kidlington) Call the FREE Adviceline telephone number 0808 278 7906 to speak to one of our team (Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm)
Residents Support Fund
A new hardship fund has been launched to support Oxfordshire residents in need of immediate help, who have no other source of financial support available to them.
Apply online at THIS PAGE and click "apply now"
Alternatively, residents can apply by telephone on 01865 804171, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, excluding bank holidays.
0300 004 0401
We know that many people are struggling to afford energy bills and worrying about the escalating prices.
Energy Matters provides help and support on dealing with energy issues, including:
Accessing grants to improve the energy efficiency of your home - so reducing costs
Practical tips on energy-saving measures
Information and access to local hardship grants for fuel bills
Access to advice for fuel debts, prepayment meter issues etc.