Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Bournemouth Foodbank

Bournemouth Foodbank logo

No-one in our community should face hunger. We provide 3 days' nutritionally balanced emergency food, and offer support to local people in crisis who are referred to us by support agencies.

If you need help from the foodbank the quickest way to reach us is by telephone. We can then direct you to the most appropriate agency to give you a foodbank voucher.

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Venue/Contact Details
Bournemouth Foodbank Office (by appointment only)
118 Haviland Road
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
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Times and Costs
Opening times:
Monday to Thursday 10am to 1pm. Please note that this telephone line is manned by volunteers so please do leave a message if you are unable to get through, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. If you need help from the Foodbank the best way to reach us is by phone, so that we can direct you to the most appropriate referral agency to get a foodbank voucher.
Further opening details:
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Evening
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
This is a free service.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Referral route:
  • GP / Health Professional
Referral process:
  • Referrals available from frontline agencies, GP's, Citizen's Advice, BCP Crisis Centre, Schools etc.