HIVE Directory: Food Banks

Buckland Soup Kitchen, Buckland United Reform Church

COVID-19 Update: Open as normal offering take away hot or cold food. Please contact for specific COVID-19 measures in place.

Wednesday, 6.30-8pm - Takeaway hot food and sandwiches
Buckland soup kitchen, 174 Kingston Road, PO2 7LP (Queens Road entrance)

Buckland Soup Kitchen provides tea/coffee and a hot sit down meal in the hall at Buckland United Reformed Church. We generally have shoes and clothing available and occasionally sleeping bags.

174 Kingston Road
Buckland
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO2 7LP
02392 697320

Caritas Insight

The insight volunteer provides hot food and a packed lunch twice a week from St John's cathedral on Tuesdays and Saturdays .
An average of 35 people each day are catered for.
They also provide emergency clothes , toiletries and basic food provisions for those in need and provide 16 families from the Catholic churches with weekly food parcels
(St Swituans , St Johns and St Edmonds )
They work with the foodnet and this has been great for sharing provisions around the city as well as the Hive for extra support and guidance .
This provision will continue until the Insight group can safely start up again hopefully in June or July 2021

Fare Share Southern Central

Open as normal offering food parcels. Please contact for specific COVID-19 measures in place.

FareShare Southern Central provides good quality food to charities and community organisations in Hampshire.  They work closely with the food and drink industry to ensure that no good food goes to waste.

Brunel Road, Nutwood Way
Calmore Industrial Estate
Totton
United Kingdom
SO40 3WX
02382 358585

Free My Meal Portsmouth

This group intends to connect free meals with recipients. We take no responsibility for what is cooked and what is provided. Our aim is simply to connect a meal with hungry humans that may not be able to afford a cooked meal at the present time.

Friday Fridge

Hot sandwiches and hot drink takeaway on Friday, 9-10pm
Friday Fridge @ St Jude's Church, Kent Road, PO5 3EL (by Palmerston Road precinct)

Friday Fridge offers people a community in which to talk, relax and seek Christian Guidance.

Kent Road
Southsea
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO5 3EL
02392 750442

Harbour Church Portsea Food Bank

COVID-19 Update: Open as normal offering food parcels. Please contact for specific COVID-19 measures in place.

Our Foodbank will be open as follows for anyone who needs help accessing food or essentials for the foreseeable future. We will be open at our Gunwharf location (St Georges Church, St Georges Sq, PO1 3AT) from

Tuesday 4pm to 5pm
Thursday 11am to 12pm

If you’re unable to get out, then food bank parcels can be delivered to your doorstep, just contact foodbank@harbourchurchportsmouth.org for info.

PLEASE NOTE: Many Food Banks require referrals. If you need to be referred to a foodbank, talk to your support worker (such as a health visitor or social worker)

Food Bank parcels will be available to collect for all those with Trussell Trust food bank vouchers.

St George's Church
St Georges's Square
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 3AT

Meal Delivery Service - The Duke of Buckingham

During Lockdown 3, we will continue to offer our community hot lunch delivery service to the elderly, vulnerable, self-Isolating and shielding. Since 23rd March 2020 we have delivered over ​46,000 meals to the ​elderly, vulnerable, self-Isolating and shielding.

Costs:

7 Day Meal Plan including either a Soup or Dessert - £30
Individual daily meals including either a Soup or Dessert - £5.50

To order please call 023 9229 4491

023 9229 4491

Paulsgrove Foodbank

COVID-19 Update: Open as normal offering food parcels. Please contact for specific COVID-19 measures in place.

Thursday 12-2pm - Food bank voucher required. 3-day food parcel

The Paulsgrove Foodbank enables people to access non-perishible food with food bank vouchers.

1 Woofferton Road
Paulsgrove
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO6 4DW
02392 385047

Portsmouth Family Welfare Association

COVID-19 Update: Open as normal. Opening hours may have changed and Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice.

The Portsmouth Welfare Association provides assistance to homeless people and those in need. Our aim is to reach young couples, single mums with children by supplying clothing, furnishings, bedding, nursery items and food and to help combat poverty endured by people, who may be disadvantaged by homelessness, low wages and/or unemployment, to relieve poverty in the City of Portsmouth and provide a contact point of last resort for those in need.

Fratton Road
Fratton
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 5ZE
02392 811407

Portsmouth Food Bank

Open as normal offering food parcels. Please contact for specific COVID-19 measures in place.

Monday 11-1pm - Food bank voucher or email referral required
Wednesday 11-1pm - Food bank voucher or email referral required. 3-day food parcel
Friday 11-1pm - Food bank voucher or email referral required. 3-day food parcel

PLEASE NOTE: Many Food Banks require referrals. If you need to be referred to a foodbank, talk to your support worker (such as a health visitor or social worker)

The Portsmouth Foodbank enables people to access non-perishable food with foodbank vouchers.

Fraser Road
Southsea
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO5 1EE
02392 987976