How to get a food parcel in Lincoln
If you need a food parcel, you can get a referral from a key worker/support worker/social worker, or any professional who is providing you with any kind of support.
If you’re not currently working with anyone, contact the Council Support Team: 01522 873382.
Lincoln Community Larder
St Giles Methodist Church, Addison Drive, LN2 4LH: Wednesdays from 10am – 12noon, and Fridays from 9.30am – 11.30am
St John the Baptist Parish Church Hall, Laughton Way, Lincoln LN2 2ES: Wednesdays, 9:30 – 10:30.
YMCA Annex, Rosemary Lane Site (LN2 5AR): Tuesdays and Fridays (13:30 – 15:00)
St Mary’s Church Welton – Thursdays 1.30-3pm
Lincoln Central Mosque
Lincoln Central Mosque Dixon Street, LN6 7DA: Saturdays 13:30 – 15:30
Bridge Community Hub, 107-115 Newark Road LN5 8NQ: Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays (10:00 – 12:00) or Tuesdays (15:30 – 17:30)
Moorland Park Methodist Church, 46 Skellingthorpe Road LN6 7RB: Tuesdays (13:00 – 15:00) or Thursdays (10:00 – 12:00)
Birchwood Life Church, 127 Birchwood Avenue LN6 0JE: Mondays to Fridays (09:00 – 12:00)
Central Methodist Church, 126 High St, Lincoln LN5 7PP: Thursdays 10.30am-1pm
Lincoln Commuity Larder, Lincoln Foodbank (Trussell Trust) and the Foodbank at Lincoln Central Mosque are working together to support Lincoln through the Covid19 pandemic. To volunteer your time, please visit: https://bit.ly/foodcrisis-volunteer.
9 Croft St, Lincoln LN2 5AX Breakfast: Mon – Sat 7am – 9am
Supporting school families. Please contact the school to donate:
Monks Road, Lincoln LN2 5PF
Details of foodbanks across Lincolnshire – please contact foodbanks directly using details provided on the map, and get in touch if you need any help. LincolnFoodPartnership@gmail.com
Foodbank updates from our blog:
Gemma, from local good food business Veg Out, has produced this great resource for eating better on a budget – free to download.
The Lincoln Food Partnership now has an Emergency Response group, made up of the main emergency foodbanks in the city: Lincoln Foodbank (run by Acts Trust), Lincoln Community Larder and Lincoln Mosque. The Emergency Response group is now running nine centres where people without funds for food can pick up a free emergency food parcel.… Continue reading Lincoln foodbanks work better together!
From the first realisation of the impact of Covid-19 Lincoln Community Larder determined to remain open throughout the restrictions despite many volunteers being unable to continue due to extra hours working, e.g. for NHS, or self-isolation.
We’ve been using a new online system of vouchers, developed with Lincoln Food Bank and deployed earlier than expected at all centres, due to the closure of referral agencies.
In Lincoln, the local food system under Covid-19 doesn’t feel very joined up. There arelots of organisers. The local state (City and County) is marshalling community groupsand individual volunteers (but with no obvious pre-determined strategy for food, ordirect provision). Organising a Covid-19 response in Lincoln The Local Enterprise Partnership is trying to get folk onto… Continue reading Fighting the Covid-19 Food War in Lincoln
Covid-19 is changing the food landscape. This is a summary of information we have received from some of the organisations in the City that are setting up food responses. This will change day to day – we are working hard to keep this up to date. We will be pleased to act as a conduit for information: do let us know of any initiatives and updates.
Run by volunteers, Horncastle Community Larder serves not only the town, but villages in the rural hinterland.
Through referrals, it provides food parcels to those in food need as a stop gap whilst more permanent solutions are sought.
Sleaford New Life Community Larder is addressing food poverty in North Kesteven District, offering a three-day supply of food and other items to around 1,300 people a year. Running since 2008, the Larder has secured a number of awards for its community work.
The Lincoln Food Bank (Trussell Trust) received a most welcome surprise Christmas present this year. Lincs Van Hire very generously presented them with a new delivery van and are going to maintain it free on a five year lease. “I think we all take for granted being able to cook a meal when there are… Continue reading Lincs Van Hire donates van to Lincoln Food Bank