To use the Trussell Trust Food bank you need to be referred through another agency such as The Scottish Welfare Fund (0131 529 5299), Streetworks, housing association or local charity.
WHAT’S IN A FOOD PARCEL?
Our foodbank provides three days of nutritionally balanced, non-perishable food.
The Trussell Trust has worked with nutritionists to ensure food parcels contains sufficient nutrition for at least three days worth of healthy, balanced meals for individuals and families.
A TYPICAL FOOD PARCEL INCLUDES:
- Breakfast cereals
- Pasta sauce
- Tinned beans
- Tinned meat
- Tinned vegetables
- Tinned fruit
- Tea or coffee
Our foodbank can usually adapt your food parcel to meet your dietary needs, for example, gluten free, halal or vegetarian. When you arrive at the foodbank centre, a volunteer will chat to you about an special dietary requirements you may have.
If you do not have a foodbank voucher, please see https://edinburghnw.foodbank.org.uk/get-help.
Everyone who visits the Tollcross Foodbank Centre for emergency food MUST have a valid foodbank voucher.