Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Christchurch Foodbank

Christchurch Foodbank logo

Christchurch Food Bank is about much more than just food in an emergency. We are passionate about caring for the whole person and so have developed our centre to support, walk alongside you and to provide you with the skills and tools to not just survive the crisis but to thrive so that you can live life to the full.

You can obtain a voucher for a food parcel from these referrers or come in and chat with us on your first visit:

  • Citizens Advice or BCP Helpline - 0300 123 7052
  • With You at 161 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 1JU, 01202 558855
  • Your child’s school, doctor’s surgery. Health Visitor or church office
  • Family Partnership Zone, children's and youth centre, The Pantry and the Arc - all in Somerford
  • Adult and children;s social services
  • Sovereign Housing, your Housing Officer
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Venue/Contact Details
St Joseph's Centre
St Joseph's Church
67 Purewell
BH23 1EH
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
See Journey Planner on right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
  • Car Parking
  • Drop off / Collection point
  • Toilet Available
Times and Costs
Opening times:
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
Further opening details:
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Weekly
  • All Year Round
This is a free service.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Booking Information:
Booking is not required.