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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. 


Please fill out the relevant referral form

Once you have completed your form, please return it to 

Telephone 03333 449 088 | email 

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


Tuesday: 9-12

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

Tel: 020 7435 3182
Email: sends e-mail)
Website: All Saints' Child's Hill Food Bank


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





Finchley Foodbank

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

Email:hopecorner@outlo sends e-mail)

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



Rainbow Centre

Barnet Community Projects,

Rainbow Centre,

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

Mondays: 12.30-2pm

Tel: 07872 697 623
Website: St Barnabas 

St James ChurchNew 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


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