Emergency food

If you (or someone elderly/vulnerable you know) are self-isolating and have no means of getting food, we can deliver an emergency food parcel to you.

To request a delivery call 0300 30 30 125 and leave your name and telephone number only. One of the team will call you back.

Due to the Corona virus outbreak and lock-down, please note that our face to face services are now closed. Click here for up to date service information.

You can call our Adviceline on 0300 330 9037

Email us at [email protected]


Covid-19 and loan sharks

Coronavirus will mean financial pressure for many people. Don't be tempted to borrow from loan sharks.


Author: Sharon Graham

Covid-19. Cherwell local response

Please help us help people isolated by Corona virus get vital supplies, at this unusual time. We're are looking for Volunteer Drivers to deliver supplies to their door. We also need volunteers to help us manage this new service and you could volunteer from home. This initiative is starting in and around Banbury and the plan is to roll it out across the whole Cherwell area. Can you help? Get in touch!


Author: Sharon Graham

What to do if you are a victim of hate crime

No place for hate


Author: Sharon Graham

Our Impact


people helped in Cherwell & South Northants in 2018/19


separate Cherwell & South Northants cases we advised on in 2018/19


separate issues Cherwell & South Northants people had in 2018/19



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    A recent survey by Citizens Advice in Banbury showed that finding suitable private rental properties locally is a challenge for many people, especially those on benefits who struggle to find property that they can afford. Even more disturbing was the finding that many are now refused private rental because they are on Universal Credit even if they are in work and can afford the rent. Read more