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  • Food provisions/warm spaces across Kirkcaldy during winter 2022/23

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

    Community Meals, Greener Kirkcaldy (8 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy, KY2 5AW)

    Our weekly Community Meal provides an opportunity for local people to meet each other, share stories, and eat together. Anyone can come along. Pay what you feel.

    Opening hours: Wednesdays 16:30 - 18:30

    A donation, pay as you feel.
     

    E: [email protected]
    T: 01592 858458

    Hosting Hope (Linton Lane Community Centre, Linton Lane, Kirkcaldy, KY2 6LF)

    Low-cost hot meals. Free monthly community lunches. Free or donation,


    Opening hours: Last Sunday of the month at 12.30 - 14:00

    T: 01592 643816

    Kirkcaldy Food Bank (Burntisland Salvation Army Hall, 40 Lonsdale Crescent, Burntisland, KY3 0BN)

    Food Parcel self referrals and agency referrals.


    Opening hours: Tue & Fri 12:00 - 14:00

    Kirkcaldy Food Bank (New Volunteer House, 16 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1XT)

    Food Parcel self-referrals and agency referrals


    Opening hours: Mon/Wed/Fri 10:00 - 12:30

    Kirkcaldy Food Bank (Link Living Westbridge Mill, Bridge Street, Kirkcaldy, KY1 1TE)
    Food parcel: AGENCY REFERRALS ONLY
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri 09:30 - 16:00

    Kirkcaldy Food Bank (Linton Lane Centre, Linton Lane, Kirkcaldy, KY2 6LF)


    Food parcel: Self-referrals and agency referrals


    Opening hours: Mon to Fri, 10:00 - 12:30

    Kirkcaldy Food Bank (Viewforth Hub Viewforth Church Hall, Viewforth Terrace, Kirkcaldy, KY1 3BW)

    Food parcel: Self-referrals and agency referrals


    Opening hours: Mon/Thur 10:00 - 15:00, Tuesday 10:00 - 13:00, and Wednesday 10:00 - 13:00.

    Nourish Support Centre (Elizabeth House, Barclay Court, Kirkcaldy, KY1 3WE)

    Our food support service is open to families in Fife who have a household member with additional support needs and are struggling financially. This is mainly families who have children with additional support needs, but some adults with additional support needs also use this service. We ask members of this service to pay £4 suggested donation to use the service. Our Main food support service currently only runs once per week on a Thursday, times vary and deliveries can be arranged . On Tuesdays and Wednesdays we receive surplus food from local bakers.


    Opening hours: Tues, Wed, and Thursdays, £4.00 suggested donation
     

    E: [email protected]
    T: 01592 653639

    S.H.I.E.L.D
    Surplus Food Waste is a community group that works with supermarkets and retailers to provide much needed surplus food waste to those who need it most. We do this by organising surplus popups in public community areas.


    Opening hours: Information of pop-up locations with dates and times available on Facebook page

    Donation.

    The Community Fridge (8 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy, KY2 5AW)

    A resource for donated and surplus food that keeps good food in circulation. Anyone can use the community fridge.

    Opening hours: Thursdays from 14:30 and Fridays mornings. Free or donation.
     

    E: [email protected]
    T: 01592 858458

    The Lang Toun Larder (8 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy, KY2 5AW)
     
    A community pantry that collects and redistributes donated food that is unsold or surplus for residents of Kirkcaldy. Members of the pantry ‘shop’ in the pantry weekly using a set number of points to spend on fresh, frozen, and store-cupboard ingredients. There is also a ‘pick and mix’ refill station to top up basic essentials such as flour, tea, coffee, rice and pasta. Members pay a weekly fee of £2 that is used to run the pantry. 

    Opening hours: Thursdays 11:00 – 14:00 (Members have time slots)
     £2.00 weekly fee
     

    E: [email protected]
    T: 01592 858458

    The Ecology Centre Winter Support Programme (Kinghorn Loch, Burntisland KY3 9YG)

    Free Soup, Bread and Hot Drink. Community Fridge - Access to low-cost food, 5 days per week. Emergency Food Voucher - Food Vouchers to use at your local co-op. Winter packs for families. Benefit check. Access to personal care packs.

    Opening hours: Soup Tuesday -  11:00 - 15:00

    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 an ON Fife library near you

    Visit Kirkcaldy Our Fife Local Support webpage

    Visit Fife Council's Cost of living support interactive map

    Visit Help with the Cost of Living in Fife Facebook page

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




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