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The Well at West FOOD BANK


Our current opening hours during the coronavirus are TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS from 10am until 3pm


The front door will be 'on the latch' as we need to manage the number of people in at any one time but please knock and we will answer. When inside and outside of The Well please respect our volunteers, and each other and observe social distancing.


For people who do not have sufficient money to buy food you can apply for assistance by phoning:


1. Citizen Advice (03444 111 444)

2.Welfare Assistance (03000 267900)

3. Your work coach at DWP

4. Durham County Council's COVID-19 team, they will be able to arrange food through the Foodbank at The Well for you (03000 260260.)


If you are eligible they will give you a number starting with 'N'


Please bring this number with some personal identification (eg driving licence, recent letter from council tax, passport) and WE WILL BE ABLE TO HELP YOU.