There are a range of Food Support organisations throughout the Havant Borough, whether you are looking for a hot meal, a food bank referral or help with the cost of the weekly shop, this support hub should have the answers you need.

Please click the links to the left of the page. 

If you are a food support organisation and would like to be included, or have an update on the services you provide, please contact: partnersupport@havant.gov.uk

I need a hot meal today

If you are sleeping rough, or are at risk of becoming homeless contact StreetLink 

Monday

Community Lunch Club £5 for two quality courses with tea or coffee. ​ ​From 12:30 (not on bank holidays), booking recommended.

Acorn Community Centre, 3 The Kestrels, Waterlooville PO8 9UX  Tel: 023 9225 8423​

Acorn Community Centre, Weacock Farm

Tuesday

Munch meals is open for anyone to come to between 4pm to 5.30pm,you will receive a two-course hot meal and drink

Munch Community Food Pantry, Park Community School, Middle Park Way, Havant PO9 4BU

Munch Community Food Pantry

Thursday

Munch meals is open for anyone to come to between 4pm to 5.30pm, you will receive a two-course hot meal and drink

Munch Community Food Pantry, Park Community School, Middle Park Way, Havant PO9 4BU

Munch Community Food Pantry

Thursday

FoodCycle Havant welcomes anyone to attend as a guest and enjoy a FREE hot meal. No need to book. Just turn up on the day! 6.30pm

St Joseph's Church, 134 West Street, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1LP

Foodcycle Havant

Sunday

Munch Community Food Pantry between 1pm to 2pm on 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month.

Munch Community Food Pantry, Park Community School, Middle Park Way, Havant PO9 4

Munch Community Food Pantry

 

Kids eat free schemes

Sainsbury’s Café

You can get one children’s hot main meal or “lunch bag” for £1 with the purchase of an adult hot main meal from £5.20 in the Sainsburys café. Available every day from 11.30am until the cafe closes. ​

Dobbies

Enjoy a free children’s breakfast with any adult traditional or full breakfast or a free child’s hot meal or pick n mix lunch box with any adult main course. Available everyday.​

Asda 

This is a £1 meal deal, so children can enjoy a hot meal or a cold pick and mix selection, both include fruit. Adults do not need to buy anything to go with it. ​

Morrisons

Children eat free all day, with the purchase of any adult meal over £5. You can either pick a free meal from the Café kids menu or a chilled kids snack pack.

 

I do not have a referral for food support yet

You do not need a referral to access food support from these organisations​. Community pantries and larders give you the option to pay a small fee to join, then buy weekly groceries at a reduced price.​

Central Havant​

Munch Community Food Pantry

Every ​weekday​

Munch Community Food Pantry is open between 11am to 2.30pm Monday-Friday. It costs £5 to use it and on average you will receive £15 worth of food.​

Munch Community Food Pantry, Park Community School, Middle Park Way, Havant PO9 4BU​

Leigh Park​

Leigh Park Food Bank

Open Monday and Thursday 10am -2pm​

To request a food parcel or for further information please contact:​ 07935516529​

Leigh park Community Centre, Dunsbury Way, Havant, PO9 5BG​

Waterlooville

Growing Places Community Pantry

Monday 9-10am term Time only​, Thursday 6.30-7.30pm​, Friday 9-10am term time only​, Saturday 10-12

The pantry offers store food staples to help make low cost healthy meals for the whole family.

Growing Places Community Pantry​, Mill Hill Primary School​, Mill Road​, Waterlooville​, Hampshire, 

Waterlooville

Care and Share Food Bank

Collections arranged by appointment

Fill out a registration form and wait to be approved.

Care and Share Waterlooville Food Bank, Sacred Heart Church, PO7 7SR

Hayling Island

Hayling Island Community Pantry

Tuesday 9am-1​pm, Wednesday 5-7pm​, Thursday 9am-1pm​, Friday 9am-1pm

Fill out a registration form, wait to be approved, meet the friendly team & grab your weekly shop for just £6.​

Pick up a membership request form from the pantry at the library or Hayling Island Community Centre

Hayling Island Community Pantry, Hayling Library, Elm Grove, Hayling Island, PO11 9EE

 

I need a referral for food support

These agencies can help you with a referral for food support​. You can also contact your social worker, GP, children’s school, job centre or housing association ​to provide you with a referral to your local food bank. 

 

Citizen’s Advice Bureau: Havant​

The Meridian Centre​, First Floor​, Havant​, Hampshire​, PO9 1UW​

08082787809

https://www.citizensadvicehavant.org

Monday –Friday 10-4​, Open the 1st Saturday of the month for Drop-in clients​

Citizens Advice Havant - Free, Confidential & Impartial Advice

 

Citizen’s Advice Bureau: Emsworth​

Emsworth Baptist Church,​ North Street​, Emsworth​, PO10 7BY​

Thursday 10am-1pm​

Emsworth Baptist Church - Citizens Advice

 

Citizens Advice Havant – Waterlooville Library ​

Waterlooville Library​, The Precinct​, Waterlooville​, Hampshire​, PO7 7DT

Monday -10 am to 2 pm - appointments​, Wednesday1 pm to 4 pm - drop-in

Waterlooville Library - Citizens Advice Havant

 

Havant Borough Council Housing Office

Public Service Plaza, Civic Centre Road, Havant, PO9 2AX.  

Tel:023 9244 6019​

9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Housing | Havant Borough Council

 

 

I want to refer someone for food support

These services require referrals from outside agencies​

 

Central Havant

Beacon Food Bank

Beacon Food Bank​, 69-73 Meridian Centre, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1UN.​

Open for referrals: weekdays 10am – 12.30pm​

Please make referrals foodbank@beaconchurchhavant.org.uk 07718 424 618 before 12.30pm; after this you will have to leave a message for the following day.​
PLEASE NOTE: Hampers can now be collected from Beacon Lounge between 10.30am and 2pm on weekdays.​

 

Emsworth​

One Church Food Bank

One Church,​ New Life Christian Church, 134 Main Road (Entrance via Thorney Road) Emsworth, Hants, PO10 8BN​

Contact Esther Ellis by email esther@nlccuk.org or phone 0783 544 1076.​

Mondays:  9:30 – 11:30​
Fridays:     12:00 – 14:00​

 

Waterlooville

Waterlooville Food Bank

Waterlooville food bank, Wecock Church, Kite Close, Wecock, Hampshire, PO8 9UJ​

Open: Mondays 9.30 to 11.30, Fridays 12 to 2pm​

Contact: Debbie by Tel 0734 274 798 or email: waterloovillefoodbank@gmail.com

 

Hayling Island

The Bridge Church, 67 Beach Road, Hayling Island, PO11 0JD​

For more information or if you would like to make a referral, please contact Barry King by phone 023 9246 8835.​

 

 

I need help with cooking & growing vegetables

Munch Cookery Club

Park Community School, Saturday Family Cooking Club Fortnightly, term - time only 10:30 - 12:30

Allotments

There are allotments throughout the Havant Borough. Allotments | Havant Borough Council

Grow it, Cook it, Eat it

Stockheath Lane Allotment, partnersupport@havant.gov.uk

Basic Cooking on a Budget

A FREE basic cooking on a budget session. Thursdays and Fridays 10am in May and June​

Participants will prepare a meal and enjoy together, receiving ingredients to take home at the end.​

Register your interest in attending here: https://forms.gle/eGU9LtrCXyuEu5BDA ​

general.manager@pallantcentre.com ​

07483 848 809

One Pot Cooking

Once a month on a Wednesday 

They are all free, they are primarily run for PCC tenants and leaseholders.

Contact  Becky on 92437 945 or 079 0463 2726or email: Becky.collins@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

For more information about Social Care Services, ​

including Meals on Wheels please visit: Hampshire Social Care

 

 

I want to donate to a food support organisation

These food support organisations are accepting donations or you can find your nearest food bank or donation point here: Give Food

Leigh Park​ 

St Francis Church, Park Community School, Riders School, Warren Park School, Leigh Park Community Centre

Hayling Island​

Lions Community Shop, Ruby’s Tea Room, Co-op​

Waterlooville​

Sacred Heart Church, 356 London Road, Waterlooville, PO7 7SR

All Havant

Nationwide Building Society has collections points within each branch.

 

 

I am a Portsmouth City Council resident

Portsmouth City Council Residents, living within the Havant Borough, can access support here. Portsmouth City Council rents 4,800 properties inside the Havant Borough.​ There are 2 housing offices within Havant that offer Portsmouth City Council tenants support. 

Portsmouth City Council Housing Services Leigh Park ​

56, Stockheath Road​
Havant​
Hampshire, PO9 5HQ​

Portsmouth City Council Housing Services Wecock Farm

5 The Kestrels,​
76 Eagle Avenue,​
Portsmouth,​
PO8 9GX​

Portsmouth City Council Participation Centre​

 

I need food support over the summer holidays

These services help provide food support over the summer holidays

Hayling Holiday Lunches​ 

Only available to those on Hayling Island

Operates through referrals to those on Free School Meals or those identified by schools as those who would benefit from the service. ​

Contact: Hayling Island Baptist Church

Website:  Hayling Holiday Lunches

 

We will be adding more services as they become available