Financial Advice and Support
Feeling overwhelmed by money worries? Financial problems can adversely impact your mental health. If you’re worried about money, you’re not alone. Many of us are having to deal with financial stress and uncertainty at this difficult time. Whether your problems stem from a loss of work, escalating debt, unexpected expenses, or a combination of factors, financial worry is one of the most common stressors in modern life.
Whatever your circumstances, there are ways to get through these tough economic times, ease stress and anxiety, and regain control of your finances.
Barnet Wellbeing Hub
It is a great place to start for debt advice and will put you in direct contact with organisations that will help you. Call and make an appointment with a Wellbeing Navigator who will listen and go through your circumstances to find the best solution for you.
Once you have completed your form, please return it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone 03333 449 088 | email email@example.com
Citizens Advice Centre Barnet
Runs a Money Advice Unit, they will give you practical advice and guide you on your next steps.
Advice on any issue, call 0300 456 8365. Monday-Friday 9:15am – 4:00pm, Wednesday 9:15am – 7:30pm
Get help claiming Universal Credit please call: 0800 144 8 444 (Freephone) – Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm.
A wider range of support is also available through the organisations below.
Rainbow Money Advice
Offers Barnet residents' advice on debts, budgeting, and benefits. Tuesday mornings by appointment.
Discuss your money problems with Stuart at the Rainbow Centre, their experienced money advisor. Prepare a personal budget, listen to information and advice. He can also assist with making telephone calls and writing letters.
07981 760399 | 020 8441 9837
The Rainbow Centre
Dollis Valley Drive
Food Support and Food Banks in Barnet
All Saints’ Church
Child’s Hill, Church Walk, London, NW2 2TJ
Saturday: 10am - 12 noon
Barnet Food Share
7 The Concourse, Grahame Park, Colindale, NW9 5XB
Mon-Sat: 10am - 1pm
Sun: 9am - 11am
Chipping Barnet Foodbank - Referrals only
63 Somerset Rd,
New Barnet, EN5 1RF
Tues: 12 noon - 2pm
Sat: 10am - 12 noon
Tel: 07716 890 535
Colindale Foodbank - You may need proof of financial need
Trinity Church, Northwest Centre, Avion Crescent, Grahame Park Way, Colindale, NW9 5QY
Tues & Thurs: 12 noon - 2.30pm
Tel: 07415 223963
St Mary's Church, 279 High Road, East Finchley, N2 8HG
Sat: 12.-2 pm Only
Tel: 07849 558307.
Hope Corner Community Centre - referral and advice point (for both the Trussell Trust and Christ Church, Barnet food banks).
185 Mays Lane, EN5 2DY
Monday to Friday, 9.30 am – 2.00 pm
Tel: 020 8364 8756
Website: Hope Corner Community Centre
Mill Hill Food Bank
Pembroke Road Church, 70 Pembroke Road, Muswell Hill, London, N10 2HT
Muswell Hill Food Bank - Referrals needed from Barnet Council
Pembroke Road Church, 70 Pembroke Road, Muswell Hill, N10 2HT
Mon: 12.30 - 2.30pm
Wed: 11.30am - 1.30pm
Fri: 11.30am - 1.30pm
Barnet Community Projects,
Dollis Valley Drive, Barnet, EN5 2UN
Mon: 9am - 3pm
Wed & Thurs: 9am - 4pm
Tel: 020 8441 9837
St Barnabas Food Bank
St Barnabas Church, 913 High Road, North Finchley, London, N12 8QJ
St James Church, New Barnet - They function as a referral point for Foodbank vouchers.
71 East Barnet Road, New Barnet, EN4 8RN
Tel: 020 8440 2451 / 07505 203 260
The Real Junk Food Project- Fresh food – surplus edible food from supermarkets
102A Watling Avenue, Burnt Oak HA8 0LN
Wednesday between 10.30 – 11.30
(Down the stairs between the IGC Church and Loveburnt oak buildings)
Tel: 01924 365064
Website: The Real Junk Food Project
Referral Organisations and Places
The Trussel Trust
If they feel you are struggling to put food on the table, they will issue you with a foodbank voucher.
The local agency can also provide long-term support if needed to help address some of the issues behind the reasons for your crisis.
Our foodbank works with several different agencies, such as Citizens Advice, children’s centres, and health visitors.
To find out more about the agencies that hold our vouchers and how you can get help
Tel: 07716 890 535
Website: The Trussel Trust
The Wilds Cafe - Holds a limited amount of vouchers for Chipping Barnet Food Bank
27 East Barnet Road EN4 8RN
Monday - Friday 7:30 - 16:00
Sunday/ Saturday 9:00 - 15:00