Food and shopping

If you cannot go out and do your food shopping, need free food, or to use a food bank, these are the people who can help you in Brighton & Hove. You can also contact these services for a neighbour, family or a friend who needs support.

Free food and food banks

If you can't afford to buy food

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Brighton & Hove City Council

If you need free food or a food bank, get in touch with the council using the link, phone number or email below.

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Across the city

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Brighton & Hove Food Partnership

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership has lots of information on their website, including food vouchers and places to get free or cheap meals.

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Across the city

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Brighton Cooking Club

If you don’t have enough to eat, you can’t cook for yourself or you’re struggling to get out and shop, get in touch with Brighton Cooking Club. They’ll try and pair you up with someone who lives nearby and can drop off a home cooked meal for you.

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Across the city

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Weald Community Fridge

The Weald Community Fridge is open from 10am until 1pm on Thursdays for anybody to come and collect food. If you can’t get out to pick food up, they maybe able to deliver – give them a call or an email to find out.

Area:

Weald Community Fridge
Weald Allotments
Weald Avenue
Hove
BN3 7JN

 

Opening hours:

Thursdays, 10am to 1pm

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Impact Initiatives

If you can pay for your shopping, Impact Initiatives can help with things like placing orders and getting a delivery slot if you cannot order online or over the phone.

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Across the city

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Brighton & Hove Mutual Aid

If you need food right away, your local mutual aid group might help. Mutual aid groups are neighbours who help each other out on WhatsApp or Facebook. Join the Brighton and Hove mutual aid Facebook group, or the one for your area and ask for help.

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Across the city

Opening hours:

Emergency phone number available 9am to 9pm

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Brighton & Hove Food Partnership

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership has a list of places where you can order food to be delivered or to collect.

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Across the city

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East Brighton Food Co-op

East Brighton Food Co-op is delivering free or low-cost hot meals and food parcels in east Brighton.

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East Brighton

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The Bevy

If you can’t leave your home because of coronavirus and live in Moulsecoomb or Bevendean, The Bevy can deliver a hot meal to you.

Area:

Moulsecoomb and Bevendean

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Very Local Food Hubs – Moulsecoomb & Bevendean

Affordable weekly food boxes to collect in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean. Delivery is available if you can’t go out to collect.

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Moulsecoomb and Bevendean

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NHS Volunteer Responders

NHS Volunteer Responders can help you by picking up shopping and other essentials, or calling you for a friendly chat. Just call to ask for help.

Area:

Across the city

Opening hours:

8am to 8pm

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Co-op same day delivery

If you need food right away, Co-op can deliver within two hours.

You need to spend at least £15. Delivery costs between 99p and £1.99.

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Across the city

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Morrisons Doorstep Deliveries

If you are shielding or self-isolating, you can order shopping from Morrisons to be delivered the next day.

You need to have a card to pay with.

Delivery is free for elderly and vulnerable people, £2 for students and £4.50 for everyone else.

Area:

Within a 10-minute drive of St James’s Street

Phone:

03456116111

(select option five)

Opening hours:

Seven days a week. Call before 5pm for delivery the next day.

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Pop To The Shop

Pop To The Shop is a website where you can ask for help getting shopping for yourself or someone else. You add your shopping list, pay online, and a volunteer will collect and deliver it for you. It costs £1, to cover the cost of running the site and handling payment.

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Across the city

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Groceries from Deliveroo and Uber Eats

If you need food right away, you can order groceries from supermarkets via Deliveroo or Uber Eats. Your order can be delivered in as little as 20 minutes, although there is a delivery charge. Go to the website and enter your postcode to see which supermarkets you can order from.

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Across the city

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Ageing Well

If you’re over 50, Ageing Well can help you find services to get food and supplies delivered to you. They can also help you set up long term solutions for getting you your food safely.

Area:

Across the city

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

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Age UK Brighton & Hove

Age UK can help with delivering food, essentials and things to do. They can also provide health advice or just a chat if you’re lonely.

Area:

Across the city