Food banks across the borough

Food banks are open across the borough for those who need them. Please find a list below of both food banks and other forms of community food support, where they operate and details of how to contact them.

Beacon food bank - Havant Central

Address: The Beacon, 69-73 Meridian Centre, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 1UN.

The Beacon food bank continues to serve those in genuine need of food support through this time of coronavirus emergency.

For more information or if you would like to make a referral, please contact Liz Ascua by email foodbank@beaconchurchhavant.org.uk or phone 07718 424618.

PO9 food bank - mainly Leigh Park area

To request a food parcel or for further information please contact Darren McKenna by email 13ank.cic@gmail.com or phone 07593 261 200.

Did you know you can support the PO9 food bank via the Havant Borough Community Lottery.

The Bridge Food bank - North Hayling Island

Address: 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.

Waterlooville Food bank - Waterlooville, including Wecock Farm

Located in Wecock Church Kite Close and are open Mondays 09.30-11.30am and Friday 12noon-2pm where collections and donations can be made.

For more information or if you would like to make a referral, please contact Debbie Dark by email wknewsdeb@aol.co.uk or phone 07554267898.

New Life Foundation Food bank - Chichester through to Bedhampton

Individuals can self-refer. Referrals can also be made by health visitors, schools, councils, housing and other individuals who are concerned about a friend or neighbour.

For more information or if you would like to make a referral, please contact Esther Ellis by email esther@nlccuk.org or phone 07835441076.

Other forms of community food support

Acorn Centre

Address: The Kestrels, Wecock Community Association, 3 Waterlooville PO8 9UX.

The Acorn Centre works with the food bank and provides food for children during the holidays so long as funds are available.

For more information, please phone 023 9225 8423.

Munch - Havant and local area

Address: Park Community School, Middle Park Way, Havant PO9 4BU

No referral necessary. Munch runs from Park Community School and food can be collected directly from the school.

For more information, please contact Susan Parish by email s.parish@pcs.hants.sch.uk or Stephen Cross by email s.cross@pcs.hants.sch.uk. Alternatively you can phone 07835441076.