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Find a Foodbank

Published Thursday 20 August, 2020
Last updated on Friday 4 December, 2020

This article was originally published on Monday 25 November, 2019 and updated on Monday 6 April 2020,

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We work with food banks in Swale, including Family Food Bank. You will need to call Family Food Bank locations before you arrive.

You may be charged for calls to certain numbers. You should check with your phone provider before you dial if you’re concerned about being charged.

For more information about call charges, you can visit Ofcom’s website.

For recipe ideas, you can download our Food Bank Recipe Book: Cooking on a Budget (PDF 14MB).

Food bank locations

Isle of Sheppey

Sheerness Foodbank

Sheerness Foodbank at Holy Trinity Church is open on Mondays 11am to 12.30pm.

You can find Sheerness Foodbank at Broadway, Sheerness, ME12 1AF.

Seashell Children’s Centre, Rose Street

The following Family Food Bank locations are available on the Isle of Sheppey.

  • Seashells Children’s Centre
  • Rose Street
  • Sheerness
  • ME12 1AW

The Seashells Children’s Centre Family Food Bank is open between 9am and 3pm, Monday to Friday.

We recommend that you call Seashells Children’s Centre Family Food Bank before you arrive on 01795 889233.

Ladybird Children’s Centre, First Avenue

  • Ladybird Children’s Centre
  • First Avenue
  • Queenborough
  • ME11 5JF

The Ladybird Children’s Centre Family Food Bank is open between 8.30am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

We recommend that you call Ladybird Children’s Centre Family Food Bank before you arrive on 03000 411313.

Beaches Children’s Centre, Warden Bay

  • Beaches Children’s Centre
  • Warden Bay Road
  • Leysdown-on-Sea
  • Sheerness
  • ME12 4NA

The Beaches Children’s Centre Family Food Bank is open between 8.30am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

We recommend that you call Beaches Children’s Centre Family Food Bank before you arrive on 03000 421277.

Community Church, Sheerness

  • Community Church Sheppey
  • The Broadway
  • Sheerness
  • ME12 1TP

The Community Church Sheppey Family Food Bank is open between 12pm and 2pm:

  • Sunday and Thursday for a collection service
  • Monday to Sunday for delivery

We recommend that you call Community Church Sheppey Family Food Bank before you arrive on 07784807737.

Teynham and Faversham

St Marys Children’s Centre, Faversham

  • St Marys Children’s Centre
  • 2 Orchard Place
  • Faversham
  • ME13 8AP

St Marys Children’s Centre Family Food Bank is open between 8.30am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

We recommend that you call St Marys Children’s Centre Family Food Bank before you arrive on 03000 411033.

West Faversham Community Centre, Faversham

  • West Faversham Community Centre
  • Bysingwood Road
  • Faversham
  • ME13 7RH

West Faversham Community Centre Family Food Bank is open seven days a week.

We recommend that you call West Faversham Community Centre Family Food Bank before you arrive on 01795 537321. They're open:

  • Monday to Friday, between 9am and 8.30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, between 9am and 4pm

St Marys Church, Teynham

  • St Marys Church
  • Conyer Road
  • Teynham
  • ME9 9ET

St Marys Church Family Food Bank is open seven days a week.

We recommend that you call St Marys Church Centre Family Food Bank before you arrive on 01785 522510.

Faversham Foodbank

  • The Gospel Mission Church
  • Tanners Street
  • Faversham
  • ME13 7JL

Faversham Foodbank is open between:

  • 1.30pm and 4pm on Mondays
  • 1.30pm and 4pm on Fridays

You can visit Faversham Foodbank’s website for more information. Alternatively, you can call Faversham Foodbank on 07938720604.

Sittingbourne

Woodgrove Children’s Centre, Sittingbourne

  • Woodgrove Children’s Centre
  • Johnson Road
  • Sittingbourne
  • ME10 1JS

Woodgrove Children’s Centre Family Food Bank is open between 8.30am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

We recommend that you call Woodgrove Children’s Centre Family Food Bank before you arrive on 03000 420898.

Milton Court Children’s Centre, Sittingbourne

  • Milton Court Children’s Centre
  • Brewery Road
  • Sittingbourne
  • ME10 2EE

Milton Court Children’s Centre Family Food Bank is open between 8.30am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

We recommend that you call Milton Court Children’s Centre Family Food Bank before you arrive on 03000 420899.

Murston Children’s Centre, Sittingbourne

  • Murston Children’s Centre
  • Church Road
  • Murston
  • Sittingbourne
  • ME10 3RU

We recommend that you call Murston Children’s Centre Family Food Bank before you arrive on 03000 420896. Alternatively, you can email murstoncc@kent.gov.uk.

Bus Shelter, Phoenix House, Sittingbourne

  • Bus Shelter
  • Phoenix House
  • Central Avenue
  • Sittingbourne
  • ME10 4BX

Bus Shelter Family Food Bank is open between seven days a week.

We recommend that you call Bus Shelter Centre Family Food Bank before you arrive on 07493836695.

Swale Foodbank

Swale Foodbank has the following locations in Sittingbourne.

Sittingbourne Baptist Church

  • Sittingbourne Baptist Church
  • High Street
  • Sittingbourne
  • ME10 4AQ

Sittingbourne Baptist Church Swale Foodbank is open on Fridays between 10am and 12pm.

For more information about Sittingbourne Baptist Church Swale Foodbank, you can call Sittingbourne Baptist Church Swale Foodbank on 07486370709.

Net Church

  • Net Church
  • East Church
  • East Street
  • Sittingbourne
  • ME10 4BL

Net Church Swale Foodbank is open on Tuesdays between 10am and 12pm.

For more information about Net Church Swale Foodbank, you can visit www.swale.foodbank.org.uk call Sittingbourne Baptist Church Swale Foodbank on 07486370709.

Holy Trinity Church

  • Holy Trinity Church
  • Sittingbourne
  • ME10 3EG

Holy Trinity Church Swale Foodbank is open on Thursdays between 12am and 2pm.

For more information about Holy Trinity Church Swale Foodbank, you can call Sittingbourne Baptist Church Swale Foodbank on 07486370709.

Methodist Church

  • Methodist Church
  • High Street
  • Sittingbourne
  • ME10 4AQ

Methodist Church Swale Foodbank is open on Saturdays between 10am and 12pm.

For more information about Methodist Church Swale Foodbank, you can call Sittingbourne Baptist Church Swale Foodbank on 07486370709.

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