Updated 24 March 2020
During this time we understand it may be challenging for some families and individuals to access sufficient, affordable and nutritious food. Below are some organisations and schemes in Plymouth that are providing support.
Many of these organisations also need volunteers and donations so if you feel you can help more information is available on their websites.
Emergency food and support for local people who are in receipt of a valid foodbank voucher.
Plymouth City Council may be able to refer you to foodbank for crisis support, if you think you are eligible please contact the Council on 01752 668000 (Option 4). They are not issuing physical vouchers at the moment, instead you will be issued with a reference number that you can take along to a foodbank.
North Plymouth Community Church
Food and hot drinks are provided for the homeless and vulnerable every evening at the following places. View the website for more information and times.
Mayflower Street PL1 1QJ
The Hoe PL1 2PA
Martin Street PL1 3LU
King's Road PL1 5JD
Food and hot drinks are provided for the homeless and vulnerable every Sunday evening.
You can order a two course lunch that will delivered to your door. For an additional cost, you can also purchase a tea time sandwich/ salad and slice of cake. Meals can be provided seven days a week or just for a couple of days.
01752 305140 or 01752 305162
DCFA is not a foodbank. They work with a number of services, community organisations and groups to support those that have been identified as being in desperate need to feed themselves and their families.
Provide Devon is not a foodbank. They work with referral agents to provide crisis food packages to families and individuals in need of food.
Arterne are enriching the next generation CIC are providing food and essential items to families and individuals who are isolated, homeless or in receipt of a low income across the city. They can also provide additional help including mental health promotion and support. Currently operating an outreach service to ensure people are supported. Providing food and essential items to families and individuals who are isolated, homeless or in receipt of a low income. They can also provide additional support including mental health promotion. Currently operating an outreach service to ensure people are supported.
The Soup Corner volunteers are providing free lunches and snacks for people in Stonehouse to take away between 12noon and 2pm, Monday to Friday.
Food is being offered to the homeless, during the day. Pop along to the church and speak to the staff.