Food banks & organisations

If you’re in need of help from a food bank or other source of aid, you’ll find the latest information on what Southside food banks and organisations can offer and how to access their services here.

You can also find information about the following via:

Glasgow Community Covid-19 Support

Coronavirus Community Assistance Directory

Al Khair Foundation

Al-Khair Foundation is one of the largest Muslim NGOs in the UK – delivering emergency aid & sustainable projects to some of the world’s most disadvantaged.

Service: food delivery & community support
Referral needed: No

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm
Address: 441a Victoria Rd, Govanhill, Glasgow G42 8RW
Contact number: 0141 433 2686
Website: https://www.alkhair.org
Email: glasgow@alkhair.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/alkhairuk.glasgow

Castlemilk Together

Community food action.

Service: food resources & community support
Referral needed: No

Contact number: 0141 613 2763
Email: castlemilktogether@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Castlemilk-Together-Community-Food-Action

Glasgow South East Foodbank

Providing a food parcel that contains a minimum of three days of nutritionally balanced, non-perishable, tinned and dried foods that have been donated by the local community.

Service: foodbank
Referral needed: Yes – voucher referral system

Opening hours: Monday 12pm-2pm
Address: 42 Inglefield St, Govanhill
Contact number: 07456868628
Website: https://glasgowse.foodbank.org.uk
Email: manager@glasgowse.foodbank.org.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GlasgowSEFoodbank

The Senior Centre

The Senior Centre aims to promote the health and well being of the older residents of Castlemilk and surrounding areas.

Service: food delivery & community support
Referral needed: No

Opening hours: Monday 12pm-2pm
Address: 42 Inglefield St, Govanhill
Contact number: 07456868628
Website: https://glasgowse.foodbank.org.uk
Email: manager@glasgowse.foodbank.org.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GlasgowSEFoodbank

The GK Experience

Youth work charity that believes in ‘Lives changing together’. We offer brilliant young people facing challenges and inequality opportunities to flourish.

Service: advice & online resources
Referral needed: No

Address: 759 Argyle Street, Glasgow
Website: http://www.thegkexperience.org.uk
Email: info@thegkexperience.org.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theGKexperience

Refuweegee

Refuweegee is a local charity with a global mission. To ensure that all refugees arriving in Glasgow are welcomed to the city in true Glaswegian style.

Service: isolation support packs
Referral needed: No

Address: 100 Morrison Street, G5 8LN
Contact number: 07456868628
Website: https://www.refuweegee.co.uk
Email: enquiries@refuweegee.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Refuweegee

Queen’s Park Govanhill Parish Foodbank

An independent foodbank in the Govanhill Parish of Glasgow aiming to provide a 3 day, 3 meal bag of food.

Service: foodbank
Referral needed: No

Opening hours: every second Thursday 10am-12pm beginning 2nd April
Address: 170 Queen’s Dr, Glasgow G42 8QZ
Email: w.bradley41@hotmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qpgfoodbank

Glasgow South West Foodbank

Providing a food parcel that contains a minimum of three days of nutritionally balanced, non-perishable, tinned and dried foods that have been donated by the local community.

Service: foodbank
Referral needed: Yes – voucher referral system

Opening hours: Monday 12pm-2pm
Address: Ibrox Parish Church, Clifford Street, G51 1QL

Opening hours: Friday 10am-12.45pm
Address: Hillington Park Parish Church, Berryknowes Road, G52 2UD

Contact number: 07708504130
Website: http://glasgowsw.foodbank.org.uk
Email: info@glasgowsw.foodbank.org.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/glasgowswfoodbank

Simon Community Scotland

Working to combat the causes and effects of homelessness. We want everyone to have a safe place to live and access to the support they need.

Services: help & information, help to find accommodation, help keeping accommodation/tenancy, help &/or advocacy when calling a service, life skills learning
Referral needed: No

Contact number: 0800 027 7466 (24 hours, 7 days a week, free from landlines)
Website: https://www.simonscotland.org
Online contact: https://www.simonscotland.org/contact-us
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SimonCommScot

East Renfrewshire Foodbank

Providing a food parcel that contains a minimum of three days of nutritionally balanced, non-perishable, tinned and dried foods that have been donated by the local community.

Service: Foodbank
Referral needed: Yes – voucher referral system

Opening hours: Tuesday 12pm-2pm & Friday 2pm-4pm
Address: St Andrews Church, 146 Main Street, Barrhead, G78 1SG
Contact number: 07486807927 or 01418818250
Website: https://glasgowse.foodbank.org.uk
Email: info@eastrenfrewshire.foodbank.org.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ERFoodbank

Auldhouse Foodbank

Providing a place where people can access emergency food through working with support agencies like Social Work, Housing – Homelessness, Job Centre, Age Concern groups, Church Community.

Service: Foodbank
Referral needed: No referral needed at present. Key workers are also able to collect on behalf of people and we are also able to do a limited number of home deliveries e.g to the elderly, lone parents with young children etc. Contact Clare for info on this (please see below).

Opening hours: Thursday 12.30pm – 2.30pm
Address: Auldhouse Community Church, 51 Netherauldhouse Road, G43 2XG
Contact number: 07393741338
Email: claremalloy.acc@gmail.com
Website: http://www.auldhousecommunitychurch.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/auldhouse-foodbank