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 below for more details:

Blandford Forum

Methodist Church, The Close, Blandford Forum, DT11 7HA
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am–12noon
Contact 01258 456093 or blandfordfood@faithworkswessex.org.uk

Bridport

Known as ‘Cupboard Love’ this food bank includes fresh produce
Contact Carrie at cupboardlove.bridport@gmail.com or 07443 596096

Dorchester

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

Gillingham

The Old Library, 6 Station Road, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4PY
Mondays and Thursdays 10am-12noon
Contact  07895 148094 info@gillingham.foodbank.org.uk

Portland

Tuesdays 9.30am-11.30am and Fridays 9.30am-11.30am
Contact portlandfoodbank@gmail.com

Sherborne

Contact 07854 163869 or help@sherbornefoodbank.org

Wimborne

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

Weymouth

Weymouth Baptist Church, 18 The Esplanade, Weymouth.
Tuesdays and Fridays 10.30am-12.20pm
Contact 07531 167465 or weymouthfb@outlook.com