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
Address
St Joseph's Centre
St Joseph's Church
67 Purewell
Christchurch
Dorset
Postcode
BH23 1EH
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
Directions
See Journey Planner on right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location.
Facilities
  • Car Parking
  • Drop off / Collection point
  • Toilet Available
Times and Costs
Opening times:
Tuesdays 10am to 12pm. Thursdays, 11am to 1pm. Fridays 2pm to 4pm Mondays 10am to 12pm for donations only. Outside open hours and for our other projects, please call us on 07587 371088 or 07536 983678 and leave a message.
Further opening details:
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Weekly
Availability
  • All Year Round
Costs:
This is a free service.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Booking Information:
Booking is not required.