Food Support


Food banks are grassroots, community organisations aimed at supporting people who cannot afford the essentials in life e.g. food & toiletries, but can also help in other ways and put you in touch with other sources of support in the areas they serve if you are unsure about who best to contact for support.  To find out how to obtain a food voucher telephone your local foodbank. 


Cardiff Foodbank operate out of several locations across the city. For details visit email [email protected] or ring 029 2048 4120. 


Vale of Glamorgan Foodbank operate across several sites across the Vale. For details see email [email protected] or ring 07879 562077 


Pontypridd Foodbank covers the communities in and around Pontypridd. For details visit email [email protected] or ring 01443 404692 


Taf Ely Foodbank covers the area of RCT between Pontyclun & Tonypandy. For details visit: email [email protected] or phone 01443 520730 


Merthyr Cynon Valley Foodbank operate across several sites in the Cynon Valley & Merthyr Vale. For details visit, email [email protected] or ring 07427537437 


Rhondda Food Bank operates across several sites in the Rhondda Valley. For details visit, email i[email protected] or ring 07928451374 




Many other community groups can help you with access to food and clothes.



Interlink employ a team of wellbeing officers who support people with social, practical and emotional issues. They signpost and refer people to local services, groups and activities which improve health and wellbeing. 

For more information visit 

email [email protected] or call 07526 571340 


The Arts Factory operate a food pantry based in Ferndale, Rhondda Valley. For more information visit email [email protected] or ring 01443 757954 


Rhondda Food Share operate a food pantry twice a week in the Rhondda Valley email [email protected] Carmel Community Clothing is based in the Rhondda and supplies clothes free of charge to those in need throughout RCT and beyond. For more information visit: 


Money Matters Wales operate a community sharing shop, which includes clothing in Porth. For more information visit:, email: [email protected] or ring: 07514 625536 


Bryncynon Strategy operate a food pantry in Ynysboeth, Cynon Valley. For more information visit box email  [email protected] 


The Little Lounge operates a community pantry in Cilfynydd nearPontypridd. For more information, email [email protected] or ring 07588303655 Community Support Organisations in Rhondda Cynon Taf 


St Catherine’s Church in Pontypridd operates a food pantry out of Café Connect. For more information visit email [email protected] or ring 01443 492033 


Beddau Food Angels provides free food and support for local families within the CF38 area. For more information visit:, email [email protected], or ring: 07923 969498 


Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan 


Action for Ely Caerau was set up to develop and deliver a range of different projects and activities in the Ely & Caerau area including a food pantry and compassionate grief support. For more information visit email [email protected] or call 02920003132 


South Riverside Community Development Centre supports people living in Riverside, Grangetown, and Canton. The run a range of services including a food pantry. For more information visit email [email protected] or ring 029 2022 0309 


The Grange Pavillion in Grangetown provides residents with their own indoor and outdoor space including a community allotment. For more information visit email [email protected] 


Butetown Community Centre in central Cardiff offers a wide range of activities including a weekly food pantry. For more information visit email [email protected] or phone 029 20487658 

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  • Brooke Webb
    published this page in Cost of Living 2022-10-14 00:56:33 +0100

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