Food banks can help people who struggle to financially afford enough food to avoid hunger.

There are several food banks set up within Dorset that are able to assist should you be struggling. Please get in touch with your nearest one for more details. The full list of food banks across the county is available on the Help and Kindness website. Below are selection from across the county

Blandford Forum

Methodist Church, The Close, Blandford Forum, DT11 7HA
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am–12noon
Contact 01258 456093 or


Known as ‘Cupboard Love’ this food bank includes fresh produce
Contact Carrie at or 07443 596096


Dorchester Baptist Church, Bridport Road, Dorchester, DT1 1RR.
Mondays 12noon-2pm, Wednesdays 10.30am-12.30pm and Fridays 10.30am-12.30pm


The Old Library, 6 Station Road, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4PY
Mondays and Thursdays 9:45am-12noon.
Contact  07895 148094


Tuesdays 9.30am-11.30am and Fridays 9.30am-11.30am


Contact 07854 163869 or


Leigh Park Community Centre, Gordon Road, Wimborne, BH21 2AP
Wednesdays 10am–12noon, Fridays, 2pm–4pm
Contact 07766 395944 or


Weymouth Baptist Church, 18 The Esplanade, Weymouth.
Tuesdays and Fridays 10.30am-12.30noon
Contact 07531 167465 or