Food Voucher

If you need food vouchers, please get in touch with us on 0300 303 1717 or email us at talktous@taicalon.org

The food banks are currently closed, but they will arrange a home delivery.

Food Cards – Healthy Start Scheme

  • This pre-paid card can be used anywhere there is a Mastercard sign.
  • Cow’s milk, first infant formula, fresh, frozen, and tinned fruit and vegetables, dried and tinned pulses
  • Topped up every four weeks

Things to be aware of: –

  • The card will be rejected at the till if you have anything not listed above.
  • You cannot get a follow-on formula on the card.
  • You will have to pay separately for any other food or drink items

You can check if you are eligible and claim your card at www.healthystart.nhs.uk or by emailing healthy.start@nhsbsa.nhs.uk or by calling 0300 330 7010

Things to consider for eligibility are: –

  • Families with children 0-4 years old and/or pregnant mothers 10 weeks+
  • On Universal Credit and getting less than £408 per month or
  • On Child tax credits with an income of less than £16,190​​​​​​​

 

Cwmtillery Cafe – Soup/Stew

Cwmtillery Cafe currently offers either a soup or stew of the day, delivered around lunchtime.

If you think someone may be eligible to check, they are happy to have their contact details passed over to Ralph at the cafe.

Things to consider for eligibility are: –

  • Do they live in the Cwmtillery/Abertillery Area?
  • Are they calling about Food Bank vouchers?
  • Are they Vulnerable or Elderly?

Then pass the tenants detail to Ralph: pentref@tyleri.com or 07896739528