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 Foodbanks:

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

Lincoln Foodbank

01522 542166  or email 

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:

Love Your Neighbour

Emergency food and essential provisions delivered to those in need. or Donate

St. Swithin’s Lincoln,
St. Swithin’s Square, Lincoln, LN2 1HA

Mint Lane Cafe 

12 Mint Lane, Lincoln LN1 1UD Tuesday 10am–3pm
Wednesday 10am–3pm
Thursday 10am–3pm
Friday 10am–3pm

LIFT project

9 Croft St, Lincoln LN2 5AX Breakfast: Mon – Sat 7am – 9am

ECHO Street Kitchen

Van-based street kitchen, hot and cold food, Sundays 1:30-3pm

YMCA Rumbold Street

07577 568740 / 01507 824342;

Monks Abbey Primary School

Supporting school families. Please contact the school to donate:

Monks Road, Lincoln LN2 5PF

01522 527705

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Details of foodbanks across Lincolnshire – please contact foodbanks directly using details provided on the map, and get in touch if you need any help.

Foodbank updates from our blog:

Covid19 Update from Lincoln Community Larder

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.

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Fighting the Covid-19 Food War in Lincoln

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

Some Covid-19 food responses in Lincoln City

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.

Food Need in Rural Lincolnshire up 400%

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.

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