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Food banks

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Sometimes you may find yourself without money and any food to feed either you or your family. In such emergencies, food banks can provide you with a short-term supply of food and other essential items.

Food banks are non-profit organisations which receive publicly-donated food which is sorted by volunteers and distributed as food parcels. There are a number of food banks operating in Fife.

You can be referred by:

  • Your Housing Officer
  • Fife Council’s Welfare Fund Team phone 0300 555 0265
  • Your social worker
  • Citizens Advice and Rights Fife (
  • Your doctor or health visitor.

You can find more information about food banks and those operating in your area on the  Fife Council website

Or contact your Housing Officer.