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Where can homeless people get food in Portsmouth?

 

Sunday

St Swithuns, Waverley Rd, PO5 2PL (round the back), 1.30pm-2.30pm. Hot takeaway lunch and hot drink

Monday

Harbour Church @ All Saints Church, 334 Commercial Rd, PO1 4BT, 6pm, takeaway

Tuesday

St John’s RC Cathedral, Bishop Crispian Way, PO1 3QA, car park entrance opposite Victoria Park, 1pm, Takeaway

Wednesday

LifeHouse, Harold Road, just off Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 0900. Hot breakfast takeaway!

Buckland soup kitchen. 174 Kingston Rd (Queens Rd entrance), PO2 7LP. 6.30pm-8pm, takeaway hot food and sandwiches.

Thursday

LifeHouse, Harold Road, just off Albert Road, PO4 0JW. 7pm. Hot dinner takeaway.

Friday

Friday Fridge @St Jude’s Church, Kent Rd, PO5 3EL, by Palmerston Rd precinct. 9pm-10pm. Hot sandwiches and hot drink. Takeaway.

Money Advice

For free and impartial advice on money, debt and benefits, and if you need to be referred to a foodbank, contact:

 

Advice Portsmouth

the drop-in centre is closed, so for advice ring or text 07789 550593, email advice.portsmouth@theyoutrust.org.uk or contact via Facebook.

Citizens Advice Help To Claim

(for advice on new Universal Credit claims) - there is currently no face to face advice, so for advice ring 0800 144 8 444 or use the online webchat.

City Council Tenants

Ring your housing office for money advice

Housing Association Tenants

Contact your customer service team for money advice

Food Banks – Location And Opening Times

Monday 

 

Central:

Kings Church Hall, Fraser Road, PO5 4QA. Midday-2pm. Food Bank voucher or email referral required. 3-day food parcel.

 

Portsea:

Harbour Church, St Georges Square, PO1 3AT. 11am-Midday. Food Bank voucher or email referral required. 3-day food parcel.

 

Eastney:

St Margaret's Community Church, Highland Rd, PO4 9DD. 10-11am. 2-day food parcel. Can deliver to those unable to collect, contact via Facebook - search for St Margaret's Community Church.

Tuesday

 

North End:

North End Baptist Church, Powerscourt Rd, PO2 7JH (side entrance in Queens Rd). 5pm-6pm. Food Bank voucher or email referral required. 3-day food parcel.

 

Portsea:

Harbour Church, St Georges Square, PO1 3AT. 11am-Midday. Food Bank voucher or email referral required. 3-day food parcel.

 

Haven:

Haven Community Centre, Lake Road, PO1 4HA: 1-3pm. No voucher needed for 1st 3 visits. 3-day food parcel.

Wednesday

 

Central:

Kings Church Hall, Fraser Road, PO5 4QA. Midday-2pm. Food Bank voucher or email referral required. 3-day food parcel.

 

Portsea:

Harbour Church, St Georges Square, PO1 3AT. 11am-Midday. Food Bank voucher or email referral required. 3-day food parcel.

 

Eastney:

St Margaret's Community Church, Highland Rd, PO4 9DD. 10-11am. 2-day food parcel. Can deliver to those unable to collect, contact via Facebook - search for St Margaret's Community Church.

Thursday

 

Portsea:

Harbour Church, St Georges Square, PO1 3AT. 11am-Midday AND 4pm-6pm. Food Bank voucher or email referral required. 3-day food parcel.

 

North End:

North End Baptist Church, Powerscourt Rd, PO2 7JH (side entrance in Queens Rd). 5pm-6pm. Food Bank voucher or email referral required. 3-day food parcel.

 

Paulsgrove:

Baptist Church, Woofferton Road, PO6 4DW. Midday-2pm. Need Food Bank voucher. 3-day food parcel.

 

Family Church Caring Hands:

Empower centre, 83-87 Kingston Rd, PO2 7DX. 10.30-12.30. Caring Hands foodbank voucher or email referral required. 3-day food parcel. Home delivery preferred, to maintain social distancing, so please ensure email referrals include address and phone number for delivery. If you are unable to accept a home delivery between 10.30am-12.30pm on Thursday, it is still possible to collect from the Empower Centre during this time.

Friday

Central:

Kings Church Hall, Fraser Road, PO5 4QA. Midday-2pm. Food Bank voucher or email referral required. 3-day food parcel.

 

Haven:

Haven Community Centre, Lake Road, PO1 4HA: 10am-12pm No voucher needed for 1st 3 visits. 3-day food parcel.

 

Eastney:

St Margaret's Community Church, Highland Rd, PO4 9DD. 10-11am. 2-day food parcel. Can deliver to those unable to collect, contact via Facebook - search for St Margaret's Community Church.

St Jude's 
Church

Tel: 023 9275 0442

email: office@sjs.church

Kent Road, Southsea, Hampshire, PO5 3EL

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Registered charity number: 1131705

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