Peterborough Foodbank offer food parcels to those who are unable to afford food. If you need support from Peterborough Foodbank, please call the FREE National Citizens Advice Line 0808 2082138 (open Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm). In addition to be being able to issue foodbank vouchers, they can provide information and advice on welfare benefits and debt issues.
Organisations taking part in distribution include:
Anyone can access Millfield Community Fridge. They offer free fruit, veg, bread and other basic supplies. They rely on donations of surplus food from supermarkets, food businesses and individuals. Open Door Baptist Church Hall on Searjeant Street, Millfield, Peterborough PE1 2LY. Phone: 07443 653 710 or visit their Facebook page.
Paston Farm Centre community fridge is available to everyone. Anyone can come and take some food, choosing what they want. Gloves and masks are to be worn (excluding sensory or illness issues) and you need to bring carrier bags as they are unable to supply. Paston Farm Centre, Freston, Paston, Peterborough PE4 7XP. Phone: 01733 570310.
Food Cycle’s mission is to nourish communities using surplus food. They are currently running a Cook-and-Collect programme. Please see their website or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
for up-to-date information on how to access.
Peterborough Soup Kitchen is a local charity for homeless and disadvantaged people from in and around the city. Due to the current COVID-19 situation they are not able to serve food from their mobile van, however they are providing food to the homeless housed in local hotels. In addition they are providing emergency food packs to individuals who are struggling to obtain food. Phone: 01733 315 456 or email email@example.com
If you live or work within a 15 minutes radius of the Woodfield Park Community Centre you can join Family Action’s Food On Our Doorstep (FOOD) club for £1 a year and purchase a preordered bag of food every week worth approximately £15 for just £3.50. Woodfield Park Community Centre, Normanton Road, Welland, Peterborough, PE1 4XE. Phone: 01733 893 361.
Westraven Community Fridge
Westraven Community Café’s community fridge is open every day. 24-28 Hampton Court, Westwood, Peterborough, PE3 7JA. Phone: 01733 330 040
Peterborough Homeless Helpers
St Peter’s Food Bank
St. Peter’s work in partnership with Yaxley Parish Council, local schools and other voluntary and statutory organisations in the wider Peterborough area to help meet the local need. They also signpost to agencies who can offer additional help and begin to resolve any underlying problems. To speak to Foodbank, please phone: 07579 825798. 43 Church St, Yaxley, PE7 3LH. Find out more on their website.
Diamond Hampers provide emergency food while reducing food waste and working with people to develop the skills and tools required to support them into the future. They partner with other community groups, charities, Community Interest Companies, Councils & Government Agencies to help support people. Contact them via firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 07769312711 Lianne, or 07818217148 Charlotte. Find out more on their website.