We’ll be closed to all face-to-face, online and phone enquiries during the week 10th-14th August. We’ll be back open for phone or online enquiries on the 17th. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Here are a list of other help organisations that may be able to give you advice or signpost you to a relevant service:
Welfare Support: 07730 751895/07901 0444432 – Lauren and Angela can help with filling in welfare grant, Universal credit and other benefit applications, plus help apply for jobs and give advice on CVs
Scottish Welfare Fund: 0300 555 0265 – for emergency crisis grants for situations like sudden job loss, stolen money, delays in benefits.
Citizens Advice and Rights Fife: 0345 1400 095 for advice on benefits, debt, money and employers rights.
Cosy Kingdom: 01592 807930 for help with gas and electric advice (especially things like getting top ups if you’re self isolating)
Dunfermline Foodbank: if you have had a sudden income loss, such as waiting for Universal Credit, benefit delays, sanctions or self employed, and need an emergency food parcel, contact the Hub or Welfare Support for a referral.
F3 Food for Families: free family meal parcels for any family in West Fife struggling to make ends meet. Call to book 07518 902602 (last day to book: Thursday 13th August).
Community Pantries: if you’re struggling to make ends meet with the kids being at home more, or on a low income/reduced hours/furloughed, and need an extra bag of shopping, call to register:
FFYF: 07729356926 (Sharon) – register on Wednesday 10-4pm for collection on Thursday (Abbeyview/Dunfermline South area)
Broomhead: contact Welfare Support on Monday, 10-4pm, for collection on Tuesday (Dunfermline North and Central areas)
FVA Helping Hands: 0800 389 6046, for help with getting shopping, getting prescriptions etc