St James' Benwell

Welcome! St James’ is your Church of England church in the heart of Benwell. St James was built in 1833 and has been serving the West-end of Newcastle ever since. You are welcome here no matter what your background.

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St James' Church
Benwell Lane
Newcastle upon Tyne

NE15 6RS

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Foodbank Voucher Hub

Every Wednesday at for 3 hours
St James' Benwell
Benwell Lane Benwell Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 6RR, GB


If you need help with food, don't worry, that's what we are here for! We don't want anyone in our community to ever go hungry.

A volunteer will take some basic details to help identify your needs and write our the voucher.

If you can, please bring:
Proof of Address
Photo ID
Proof of benefits (if relevant)
Proof of other members of your household

Once you have a voucher you can exchange this for a food parcel at:

Venerable Bede Church, West Road, NE4 8AP
Monday & Thursday 10am - 1pm

Foodbank Centre, Benwell Lane NE15 6LX
Tuesday & Wednesday 10am - 1pm