Local Food Banks - Information and Opening Times

    Staffordshire Community Hub

    Opening Times

    Bellasis Street, Stafford ST16 3DD: Tuesday to Friday - 10.30am to 2.30pm. 

    Rising Brook Methodist church, ST17 9LT: Wednesday and Thursday - 11am to 2pm

    Warehouse Distribution

    Large quantities of free surplus food are sourced. The hub directly shares with other community groups and organisations who are part of our county-wide network, we have built upon, over the years. These groups can include food banks, community groups and those who serve and want to support their residents.

    Household items - We may have a small selection of ‘moving-in' items for people who need basic household items. 

    Community Social Supermarket/ Community Larder

    Project uses surplus food to create a “choice based” shopping experience for local individuals and families. Anyone can join the project and avail of a healthy variety packed food box. Sign up as a member at a project local to you. 

    Boxes available include:

    • £5 small box - 10 plus items including 1 meat
    • £7.50 medium box - 14 plus items including 2 meats
    • £10 large box - 18 plus items including 3 meats
    • £5 box - 10 items of fruit and veg
    • £5 box - 10 hygiene and cleaning products

    Stafford Foodbank (Trussell Trust)
    (Stafford Pet Foodbank)
    Staffordshire Community Hub

    Bellasis Street, Stafford ST16 3DD

    Opening Times

    Tuesday to Thursday - 11am - 2pm

    Friday - 11am - 1.30pm

    We can provide “short term” support to ALL local individuals and families in need within a 6-mile radius of Stafford. We offer emergency parcels in partnership with Local Schools, Charities and Healthcare Services on a short-term referral or discretionary basis.

    We provide perishable and non-perishable food items, toiletries, and cleaning products when possible. We also run the 'Stafford Pet Foodbank' and can provide Pet Food and animal products, to support those who are struggling to feed their furry friends.

    Contacts at the HUB

    Stafford Foodbank lead coordinator for a confidential conversation on 01785 223322 or 07738729878 or email on info@stafford.foodbank.org.uk 

    Community Social Supermarket lead for any individual food issues or organisational needs in the Borough: ring 01785 223322 or email on staffordshirecommunityhub@gmail.com 

    Senior Community Organiser for Re-Distribution / Training / Network Building and Community Organising: ring on 01785 223322/07738729878 or email on eileen.jordan@corganisers.org.uk 

    Stone Community Hub

    Frank Jordan Centre, Lichfield Street, Stone ST15 8NA 

    The Hub’s Food Bank will continue to offer emergency food parcels on each weekday morning (except Thursday) between 10am and 12noon. Once again this service will be available strictly by appointment basis and only one person at a time will be allowed into the Food Bank. Appointments can be made by telephone.

    Opening Times

    • Monday - 10am to 1pm (12.30pm to 1.30pm cafe)
    • Tuesday - 10am to 1pm
    • Wednesday - 10am to 1pm
    • Thursday - Closed
    • Friday - 10am to 1pm
    • Saturday and Sunday - Closed

    Type of Food Available

    • Fresh
    • Dry / Packaged
    • Frozen
    • Prepared


    Jo Yendole

    01785 812417 or jo.yendole@stonecommunityhub.or

    House of Bread

    43 Browning Street, Stafford  ST16 3AX

    Opening Times

    The House of Bread food bank is open 24/7 for both members of the public and professionals. Café43 is the charity’s on-site café and has the following opening times:

    • Monday - Closed
    • Tuesday - 12noon - 6pm
    • Wednesday - 9.30am to 8.30pm
    • Thursday - 9.30am to 8.30pm
    • Friday - 10am to 3pm
    • Saturday - Closed
    • Sunday - Closed

    Type of Food Available

    • Fresh
    • Dry / Packaged
    • Frozen 
    • Prepared


    01785 243492


    Rising Brook Baptist Church

    Burton Square, Stafford ST17 9LT

    Opening Times

    • Monday - Closed
    • Tuesday - 9.30am - 11.30am
    • Wednesday - 9.30am - 11.30am
    • Thursday - 9.30am - 11.30am
    • Friday - 9.30am - 11.30am
    • Saturday - Closed
    • Sunday - Closed

    Types of Food Available

    • Fresh
    • Dry / Packaged
    • Prepared


    01785 214750


    Please come to the Outer Foyer.

    Anyone who is registered with us who is self isolating please contact 01785 214750

    Staffordshire Community Organisers 'Food Projects'

    Community Social Supermarket / Warehouse Distribution

    10 Mill Street, Stafford ST16 3AH

    Community Larder Model, using surplus food to create a “choice based” shopping experience, using a membership scheme to take part, providing affordable foods to the community.

    Warehouse Distribution, providing free food directly to community groups and Organisations County wide including food banks, who serve the public.

    Opening Times

    • Monday - 11.30am - 3pm
    • Tuesday - 11.30am - 3pm
    • Wednesday - 11.30am - 3pm
    • Thursday - 11.30am - 3pm
    • Friday - Closed
    • Saturday - Closed
    • Sunday - Closed

    Stafford and Surrounds Community Food Support (Foodbank)

    10 Mill Street, Stafford ST16 3AH

    We can provide short term support to local individuals and families in need.

    Opening Times

    • Monday - 10am - 2pm
    • Tuesday - 10am - 2pm
    • Wednesday - 10am - 2pm
    • Thursday - 10am - 2pm
    • Friday - 10am - 2pm
    • Saturday - Closed
    • Sunday - Closed


    Foodbank Coordinator for a confidential conversation on 07738729878

    Highfields Community Larder

    Oxleathers Pub, Weston Downs, Sundown Drive, Stafford ST17 9QT

    Opening Times

    • Monday - 12noon - 4pm
    • Tuesday - 12noon - 4pm
    • Wednesday - 12noon - 4pm
    • Thursday - 12noon - 4pm
    • Friday - 12noon - 4pm
    • Saturday - 12noon - 4pm
    • Sunday - Closed

    Type of Food Available

    • Fresh fruit and Vegetables
    • Dry Goods / Packaged
    • Frozen and Chilled Items
    • Prepared Foods


    Debbie Howe

    Any individual food issues or organisation needs in the Borough: staffordshirecommunityhub@gmail.com
    Community Distribution / Training / Network Building and Community Organising:eileen.jordan@corganisers.org.uk

    Christian Food Help

    St. Austin's Catholic Church Community Hall

    82 Wolverhampton Road, Stafford, ST17 4AW

    We provide food directly to established community support organisations and food banks who serve the public.

    We can provide short term support to local individuals and families in need. Please contact St. Austin's Catholic Church or the email below, if you have a need.

    Non-perishable food only.



    Salvation Army

    Faraday Road, Stafford  ST16 3NQ

    By personal appointment only.


    Linda Downward

    01785 257676 or stafford@salvationarmy.org.uk

    Holmcroft Youth and Community Centre

    Newland Avenue, Stafford, ST16 1NL

    In partnership with Harvest Community Church, Holmcroft Youth and Community Centre provide emergency supplies of food to residents in the North End of Stafford.

    Opening Times

    • Monday - 10am to 11am
    • Tuesday - Closed
    • Wednesday - 10am to 11am
    • Thursday - Closed
    • Friday - Closed
    • Saturday and Sunday - Closed


    David Lawrence

    01785 664760 or david@holmcroftycc.org

    Elim Hope Food Bank

    Elim Hope Church, The Ark, Sash Street, Stafford ST16 2PS

    We offer emergency parcels in partnership with Local Schools, Charities and Healthcare Services on a short-term referral or discretionary basis.

    We provide non-perishable food items and toiletries. We also have a small selection of essential 'moving-in' items for people who may be new to the area and in need of essential items.

    Opening Times

    • Monday - 9am - 3pm
    • Tuesday - 9am - 3pm
    • Wednesday - 9am - 3pm
    • Thursday - 9am - 3pm
    • Friday - 9am - 3pm


    Debbie or Lauren

    01785 242373



    If you would like your details added to the list of Local Food banks or you are aware that the above details have changed please contact the Housing Options Team on housingadvice@staffordbc.gov.uk.

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