Dunfermline Food Projects – Christmas 2020

Christmas is a busy time, and whilst most find Christmas enjoyable, some find this time of year stressful and difficult to access services.

The Christmas Guide is designed to give you all the information you need on the various food projects and support services working in the Dunfermline area, when they’re open, and emergency contact numbers for most situations.  If you’re needing help, or know someone that does, use this information to find a service that can help, and when its open.

Dunfermline Advice Hub

Open 21,22,23,28,29 December 9-5pm

Contact for Foodbank Referrals, Signposting and General Enquiries.

Tel: 01383 432483

Dunfermline Foodbank

Open 21,22,23,28,29 30,31 December 4-6pm

Foodbank vouchers available from Fife Council housing staff, Dunfermline Advice Hub, CLD staff and Welfare Reform Assistants.

Tel: 07580231286

Baldridgeburn Pantry

Baldridgeburn Community Centre

Open 22,29 December 1-3.30pm

Phone for an appointment

Tel : 07525742175

Food for your Future Pantry

Community Pantry committed to Reducing Food waste.

Tryst Community Centre

They will be taking phone registrations on Tuesday 22nd and 29th December (10:00 – 1pm) for bag collections on Wednesday 23rd and 30th December.

Free Pantry Bags

To register please phone –

Tel : 07730809375

F3 Food for Families

Providing food for meals for families with children school age and under.

Open between 23rd Dec – 5th Jan.

To access the service phone –

Tel: 07518902602

SHIELD FIFE

A group of community volunteers offering assistance and support to vulnerable people in the community.

They will be working right through the Christmas period.

Contact : sarah@shielduk.org

The Vine Church

Christmas free meal offer.

The Vine have a limited offer of 60 ready meals for Christmas lunch to be delivered on Christmas eve.

You can request a meal from 

www.thevinechurch.com

Festive Food Support

Register for your Free Food Support Package this Christmas & New Year

Deadline for registration is 5pm on Friday 18th December

Support Packages will be available for collection from the

Tryst Centre, Abbeyview on Monday 21st and Monday 28th December

To register please phone –

Tel: 07463722242 or email foodforyourfutureenquiries@gmail.com

Fife Council Coronavirus Helpline

Tel : 08009520330

Scottish Welfare Fund 

Tel : 03005550265

Fife Council Homeless Helpline

Tel: 03451550033

Emergency (out of hours)- 08000286231

Welfare Support 

There are 2 Welfare Support Assistants working in the Dunfermline Area. They can offer assistance with benefits and employment issues and can also issue Foodbank vouchers

Tel : 01592 583659

Samaritans 

 Tel : 116 123

Citizens and Rights Fife 

Tel : 0345 1400 095