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  • Food provisions/warm spaces across North East Fife during winter 2022/23

    Created: 08/12/2022, Updated: 22/12/2022

    Free food provisions:

    Auchtermuchty Angels (1 Distillery Street, Auchtermuchty, Cupar, KY14 7BY)
    Food parcels, storage cupboard food items and frozen food
    Opening hours: Contact for appointment -  [email protected]

    Colinsburgh Community Café & Food Hub (Colinsburgh Town Hall KY9 1LN)

    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry 
    A place to meet and have a coffee and a chat and take some surplus food supplied by local shops and food producers

    Opening Hours: Tuesday 10.30 - 12:00. Sundays – check above link as time can vary week to week.

    Cupar Community Fridge (County Buildings, St Catherine’s Street, Cupar, KY15 4TA)

    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    Making surplus perishable food freely available to members of the public. Surplus food is provided by local businesses or members of the public and is then available for collection by people who need it.

    Opening hours: Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 and Friday 15:00 - 16:00

    Cupar Food Bank (21 St Catherine Street, Cupar, KY15 4TA)

    The foodbank works with referral agencies to issue food vouchers to those in need of emergency food in times of crisis. We provide a minimum of three days' nutritionally balanced, tinned and dried food donated by the local community. We also provide toiletries, domestic cleaning products and pet food

    Opening hours: Monday 11:00 - 15:00, Wednesday 16:00 - 18:00, Friday 11:00 - 15:00 and 17:00 - 18:00.
     T: 07474 453153

    ENeRGI (East Fife Recovery Group Initiative) (32 East Street, St Monans KY10 2AT)

    Provide food parcels - self-referral - call in the week before. Does cater for emergencies.

    E: [email protected]
    T: 01333 730477

    East Neuk Eats! Community Fridge (East Neuk Centre Trust, Ladywalk, Anstruther, KY10 3EX)

    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry. Fresh food in Fridge and Freezer.

    Opening hours: every Thursday at the East Neuk Centre from 13:00 - 15:00  and Friday from 10:00 - 15:00.

    East Neuk Food Bank (Anstruther Church, Burial Brae, Anstruther, KY10 3HF)
    Food parcels to families and individuals in the East Neuk and signposting advice for other services. Access to landline, laptops and Wifi.

    Opening hours: Tuesdays 12:00 - 16:00 and Thursdays 16:00 - 18:00
    E: [email protected]

    Leuchars Larder (Leuchars Primary School, 18 Pitlethie Road, Leuchars, KY16 0EZ)

    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    Offering a mix of surplus fresh food and donated ambient storecupboard essentials. Free and open to everyone in the Leuchars and Guardbridge communities.

    Opening hours: Monday 15:15 - 17:15

    Newburgh Food Bank (Tayside Institute Community Centre, 90-92 High Street, Newburgh, KY14 6DA)

    Food Bank
    Opening hours: Monday and Friday 10:00 - 10:30 and Wednesday 17:00 - 17:30

    St Andrews, Community Fridge @ North East Fife Community Hub (St David’s Centre, St Andrews KY16 8BP)

    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry Located within the NEF Community Hub café, short shelf life, or surplus to requirements food is available for anyone to help themselves. This helps to reduce food waste.

    Opening hours: Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 10:00 - 16:30 and Sat 10:00 - 15:00
    E: [email protected]
    T: 07792 941783

    St Monans Community Food Larder (St Monans Town Hall, Hope Place KY10 2DH)

    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry Making surplus perishable and ambient food available to everyone in the community. Refreshments available – tea/coffee/hot chocolate.

    Opening Hours: Friday 11:00 - 12:00

    Storehouse Food Bank (St David's Center, 23 Albany Park, St Andrews, KY16 8BP)

    Food Bank. The amount a client can take away with them is largely dependent on what their need is. As a rough guide though, we offer 2 bags per adult, 1 bag per child per visit.

    Opening hours: Tuesdays 11:00 - 13:00 and 17:30 - 18:30 and Thursdays 11:00 - 13:00
    E: [email protected]
    T: 01334 845985

    Taybridgehead Food Bank (Wormit Parish Church, Wormit, Newport-on-Tay DD6 8LJ) 

    We are not open to the public. Our parcels are made up in the Foodbank and then delivered to all clients homes – we have been doing this since the start of the Pandemic and think that we will continue to do so in the future.

    Opening hours: All parcels are delivered on a Wednesday afternoon. Any request for an emergency parcel is dealt with immediately.

    T: 07840957039

    Tayport Community Fridge (Larick Centre, Shanwell Road, Tayport, DD6 9EA)

    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    Making surplus perishable food freely available to members of the public. Surplus food is provided by local businesses or members of the public and is then available for collection by people who need it.

    Opening hours: currently 15:00 - 16:00 – this will always be subject to changes

    T: 07486 893215

    Fife-Wide food provisions:

    Café Inc is a free lunch club for children, young people and families during the school holidays. It provides a free, sit-in meal for all at various venues across Fife. No need to book just drop in and enjoy a free lunch.

     More information will appear on the Fife Council website in advance of the holiday period when Café Inc will be running.

    Warm spaces: 

    You can now view an interactive map showing the locations of the grant-awarded Warm Spaces across Fife, as well as information about other Warm Spaces that have been set up in addition.

    If you need help getting to any of the Warm Spaces, you can find more information about support with transport costs

    For those not online, support is available through the Community Support line on 0800 952 0330.

    Visit Cupar's Warm Winter Welcome page on CuparNow's website.

    Share this QR code for people to access this page.

    Cupar Library (Crossgate, Cupar, KY15 5AS)

    Open: Tuesday – Saturday: complimentary hot drinks as well as having a range of games and jigsaws to enjoy in the branch. 

    St John’s Church on Bonnygate (4BY, 93 Bonnygate, Cupar KY15 4LG)

    Open: Wednesdays 10:30 -  13:30  – offering tea/coffee, soup and bread. The Sanctuary will also be open for contemplation, prayer and reflection.

    Cupar Youth Cafe on Castle Hill (1 Castle Hill, Cupar KY15 4HA)

    Starts Thursday 01 Dec – until the end of March 2023. 

    Open: 11:00 - 13:00, weekly. Free lunch, workshops and support. 18-25 years only.

    Cupar Y at 93 Bonnygate (4BY, 93 Bonnygate, Cupar KY15 4LG)

    From Thursday 12 Jan 2023.

    Open: 10:00 – 11.30, weekly. Free refreshments, chat and activities.

    Social Cafe in County Buildings Cupar (St Catherine Street, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4TA)

    Open: On Fridays (10:00 – 12:00) – running for 3 weeks (Friday 09, 16 & 23 December) – offering a space to come and chat with others over a cuppa and snack. Each session will also include Christmas paper crafts and there will be opportunities to find out about what’s going on in the area and how to get involved in local learning opportunities.

    Old Parish Centre on Short Lane (Short Ln, Cupar, KY15 5EQ)

    Open every Saturday from noon until 16:00. Cosy Sessions include free refreshments, chat & activities plus you can charge your devices in the hub. All welcome!

    Fife Befriending with Castle (Tom Rodgers Mill, E Burnside, Cupar KY15 4DQ)
    Do you or someone you know live in Cupar or close by and want a safe and warm place to have a coffee and socialise with others 50+? 

    Castle drop -in lounge is open Monday’s 10:30-12:30 · Wednesday’s 12:30-14:30 and Saturday 11:00-14:00 and right next to Castle Furniture Cupar store. You’ll always be welcome with open arms and banter by our regulars. A great place to relax and meet new people.

    Visit an ON Fife library near you
    Visit NE Fife Our Fife Local Support webpage
    Visit Help with the Cost of Living in Fife Facebook page
    Visit Fife Council's Cost of living support interactive map

    For further support, please visit the Help with the Cost of Living in Fife webpage.
































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