How to Apply

The Lord’s larder’s purpose is to provide food parcels for people facing hardship

You can CONTACT US directly for a food parcel to help with immediate need .

You will also receive advice on finding a support organization who we think will be best able to help you at present.

We expect our clients to to work with supporting agencies to improve their situation.


South Somerset District Council and Somerset County Council Social services;

Citizens Advice Bureau.CLICK HERE FOR THE WEB SITE


Churches providing the Lord’s Larder stocks.

Housing associations.

Many other specialised support organizations.

They will asses your situation and decide with you the next steps you should take.

For collection the NEXT WORKING DAY FROM THE FOREFRONT CENTRE, 42 Fore Street,Chard

Collecting hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 1O.30am to 12.30pm.
Wednesdays mornings, by appointment only; CLOSED at weekends and Bank Holidays.

Please bring proof of identity.

It is the clients responsibility to collect on the agreed day or parcels will be reallocated.

IF you are unable to collect please call the Forefront Centre 0146066080 to make alternative arrangements.

You will be served by our volunteers in a friendly and non-judgmental way – we know there are many reasons why people need a little extra help at times.

We prepare bags to meet the needs of single people,couples and families
Issue of food parcels will be at the discretion of the Chard Lord’s larder.
Only accredited agencies can apply for copies of the form through our admin address.
Or phone 01460 66080 to speak to the admin team.
Referral forms must be returned by email to us by 5.00 PM. for action the next day.

The form is not issued directly to our clients.