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Food banks, parcels, community fridges and more, where people can access urgently needed food and necessities. Many of these organisations can also help with other types of support, such as help with benefits, debt, and more. They also welcome donations and volunteer enquiries.

For more information such as collection times and eligibility please contact directly.

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. Find out more on their website.

Paston Farm Centre community fridge is available to everyone. Anyone can come and take some food, choosing what they want. You need to bring carrier bags as they are unable to supply. Paston Farm Centre, Freston, Paston, Peterborough PE4 7XP. Phone: 01733 570310. Check days and times on their ‘What’s On’ page.

Food Cycle’s mission is to nourish communities using surplus food. They provide a hot meal with company and conversation. Please see their website or email them at [email protected]
for up-to-date information on how to access.

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

The Food Basket is a community fridge operating in the Orton, East, and First Steps Child & Family Centres. They offer local fresh food to the community, reducing food waste and tackling food insecurity. Phone 07751 645 513, Email [email protected], or see their Facebook page.

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 pre-ordered 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.

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.

Thorney Eye and Surrounding Areas Food Bank
This is a completely community run Food Hub based in Thorney. They aim to provide parcels that will support feeding the family for a week, as well as hygiene products. They do not require any referrals but do ask that if you require a parcel please email [email protected] by 6pm on a Friday for collection on Saturday morning.


St Luke’s Food Hub
The Food Hub offers a hot drink and friendly chat, plus a parcel with a range of non-perishable food and hygiene essentials, with signposting to other support if needed. It runs out of St Luke’s Church in Orton Malborne but is open to all. Fridays 11:30 – 1pm. Email  [email protected]


Little Miracles
Little Miracles supports families that have children with additional needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions. They can provide and where needed deliver weekly food parcels for any families that have a child with a disability. Get in contact on 01733 262226 or email [email protected] to find out how they can help.

Bretton Baptist Church Hub
Copeland, South Bretton, Peterborough, PE3 6YJ
Telephone: 0782 143 5426
Email: [email protected]
Opening times: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am to 12 noon. Community Café serving tea, coffee and cake. From 11am to 12 noon, soup and rolls. Collecting food parcels and help with form filling.

Faizan-E-Madinah Mosque Hub
Old Nursery Building, 51 Cobden Street, Peterborough
Telephone: 0787 104 2797
Email: [email protected]
Opening times: Food parcels (non-perishable) and winter packs for those who have no recourse to public funds. Public engagement time – Thursdays and Fridays, 8am to 12.30pm. Can drop in to pick up food parcels.

Nigerian Community in Peterborough (NCP) and Life Money
The Fletton Centre Hub, 139B Fletton Avenue, Peterborough, PE2 8BY
Email: [email protected]
Visit the Nigerian Community in Peterborough website
Opening times: Tuesdays and Saturdays, 10am to 2pm for non-perishable goods.
NCP and its volunteers will help provide a welcoming environment for those who come to collect food. They will provide refreshments and an opportunity to chat, access the internet, printing and photocopying, and signposting to Life Money, Global Café and Life Tots.

East Community Centre Hygiene Bank
Free essentials care packs subject to availability, includes supplies such as shampoo, soap, toothpaste, deodorant, feminine hygiene items, and nappies. Contact them to fill in a short eligibility form: [email protected]
Collection by appointment.

Peterborough Homeless Helpers
Provision of food, clothing, toiletries and other essentials to rough sleepers, the homeless and those transitioning into accommodation. Contact them on their Facebook page or email [email protected]

Peterborough Soup Kitchen is a local charity for homeless and disadvantaged people from in and around the city. They serve a hot meal from their van at Wellington Street carpark M – F evenings and earlier on Saturday and Sunday; check times on their website. Phone: 01733 315 456 or email [email protected]

How to contact

Where to go

Peterborough Foodbank Warehouse
Dodson House
Dodson Way Fengate PE1 5XG

Church of the Holy Spirit
Rightwell E
Peterborough PE3 8DX

The Salvation Army Church and Community Centre
1203 Bourges Blvd
Peterborough PE1 2AU

Dogsthorpe Methodist Church
Birchtree Ave
Peterborough PE1 4HP

Open Door Baptist Church Hall on Searjeant Street
Peterborough PE1 2LY

Paston Farm Centre
Peterborough PE4 7XP

Westraven Community Café
24-28 Hampton Court

Family Action
Woodfield Park Community Centre
Normanton Road

St. Peter’s Church
43 Church St

Food Cycle
Park Road Baptist Church
Park Road Peterborough

KingsGate Community Church
2 Staplee Way
Peterborough PE1 4YT


Park Road Baptist Church
2 Park Road

Wellington Street Car Park
Wellington Street
Peterborough PE1 5DU

St Luke's RC Church
Benyon Grove
Orton Malborne
Peterborough PE2 5XS

Orton Child & Family Centre Herlington Shopping Centre Peterborough PE2 5PW

East Child and Family Centre Durham Road Peterborough PE1 5JU

First Steps Child and Family Centre Scalford Drive Welland Road Peterborough PE1 4TR

Bretton Baptist Church
South Bretton
Peterborough PE3 6YJ

East Community Centre
Padholme Road

The Fletton Centre Hub
139B Fletton Avenue

Husaini Islamic Centre
4 Burton Street

Faizan-E-Madinah Mosque
Old Nursery Building
51 Cobden Street

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