City of Dunfermline

Cost of living support

City of Dunfermline

To help with the rising cost of living there's a range of support in the local area.

Foodbanks and community cafés

Below is a list of locations and organisations supporting the people of Fife by providing short term access to emergency food and support for people experiencing a crisis.

  • Baldridgeburn Pantry

    Baldridgeburn Community Centre, Dunfermline, KY12 9EH
    Food Parcels
    a bag of mixed fresh and store cupboard food,
    Opening hours: Tuesday 13:00 to 15:00
    Donation of £2 or what can be afforded
    07525742175 OR 07730751885
  • Dunfermline Food Bank

    Liberty Centre, Pitreavie Business Park, Dunfermline, KY11 8QS
    Food Bank
    Referral needed for food parcels. Your local food banks work with referral agencies to issue food vouchers to those in need of emergency food in times of crisis. We provide a minimum of three days' nutritionally balanced, tinned and dried food donated by the local community.
    Opening hours: Mon, Wed & Fri 4pm to 6pm
    www.trusselltrust.org/get-help/find-a-foodbank/dunfermline/
    info@dunfermline.foodbank.org.uk
  • Dunfermline Salvation Army

    Community Flat No. 45, Broomhead Drive, Dunfermline
    Food Parcels
    Food items offered throughout the week eg. Bread, tinned food, frozen meal portion
    Opening hours: Every Thursday and Friday
    Donation
    www.salvationarmy.org.uk/dunfermline
    david.j.robertson@salvationarmy.org.uk
    01383 723 161
  • Food For Your Future Pantry

    Touch Community Centre, 30 Mercer Pl, Dunfermline, KY11 4UG
    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    Free Pantry bag for residents in Dunfermline area. Store cupboard essentials, chilled/frozen food, fruit &veg, bakery products and sanitary products
    Opening hours: Call 07730809375 on a Wednesday to register Between 10am & 1pm. You will be given a time slot to collect your bag From Touch Community Centre on the Thursday
    Free
    www.facebook.com/foodforyourfuture/
    foodforyourfutureenquiries@gmail.com
    07730 809375
  • Gillespie Memorial Church

    Gillespie Centre, Chapel Street, Dunfermline, KY12 7AW
    Low Cost Hot Meals
    Soup & roll available free or donation basis. Other food and beverages are available at low cost
    Opening hours: Mon & Thurs 10am - 1pm
    Donation
    01383 621253
  • Liberty Church

    Liberty Centre, Pitreavie Way, Pitreavie Business Park, Dunfermline, KY11 8QS
    Community Café
    Gathering With God. An alternative style worship service aimed at all ages and suitable for different learning styles. This starts with a simple meal. Everyone welcome.
    Opening hours: Wednesdays 6pm to 7.15pm
    Free
    office@libertychurch.co.uk
    01383 733970
  • Liberty Church

    Liberty Centre, Pitreavie Way, Pitreavie Business Park, Dunfermline, KY11 8QS
    Community Café
    Connect. A friendship group for anyone of retirement age with optional activites available. Tea, coffee and home baking.
    Opening hours: 1st & 3rd Thurs of the month 1pm to 3.30pm
    Free
    office@libertychurch.co.uk
    01383 733970
  • Revive Wellbeing Hub @ The Vine

    131 Garvock Hill, Dunfermline, KY11 7HZ
    Community Café
    Sit-down hot meal and refreshments
    Opening hours: Wednesday 5pm - 8.30pm
    Free
    https://revivewarmandwell.eventbrite.co.uk/
  • S.H.I.E.L.D


    Surplus Food
    Surplus Food Waste is a community group that works with supermarkets and retailers to provide much needed surplus food waste to those who need it most. We do this by organising surplus popups in public community areas.
    Opening hours: information of pop up locations with dates and times available on Facebook page
    Donation
    www.facebook.com/groups/shieldsurplus
  • St Andrew's Erskine Church

    Robertson Road, Dunfermline, KY12 0BF
    Low Cost Hot Meals
    Lunch, tea/coffee and home baking.
    Opening hours: Friday 10am - 2pm
    Free
    01383 841660
  • St Ninians Parish Church

    1 Allan Crescent, Dunfermline, KY11 4HE
    Low Cost Hot Meals
    Tea, Coffee and snacks available.
    Opening hours: Friday 11am - 3pm
    Free
    01383 623187
  • Viewfield Baptist Church

    Viewfield Centre, Dunfermline, KY12 7HZ
    Community Café
    Oasis' is a friendly space, offering a place to sit and enjoy soup/sandwiches, tea/coffee and biscuits
    Opening hours: Tuesday 12pm - 3pm
    Free, donations welcome
    dropin@viewfield.org.uk

Warm Spaces/ Community Assistance

Warm spaces will be established in various venues and settings across the area which are designed to offer safe, warm places for people in our communities to spend time, participate in activities and access support.

  • Abbey Church

    6 Abbey Park Place, Dunfermline, KY12 7PD
    Opening hours • Monday: Heart for Art (Dementia Group) - 11am-1pm • Wednesday: Men's Club - 9.30am-12pm and Labour of love (knitting and crochet) 2pm-4pm
    What's on offer: Free activities;
    Dunfermline Church’s are providing a variety of activities over the winter period for individuals and families to participate in
  • Baldridgeburn Community Centre

    Baldridgeburn Road, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 9EH
    Opening hours
    Community Use Venues will be open for the community to access tea and coffee and a wide variety of board games whilst community activity takes place
    What's on offer: Free activities;Free tea/coffee;Welfare support advice;
    The CLD Team & ABE/ ESOL will offer weekly sessions in a number of our venues, offering a chat, welfare support, IT and job club support. These sessions are free, open to all and some venues will provide hot drinks and various activities. Welfare support - Tuesdays 10am-2pm
  • Carnegie Leisure Centre

    46 Pilmuir Street, Dunfermline, KY12 0QE
    Opening hours • Monday: 12.30pm - 2.30pm
    What's on offer: Free activities;Free tea/coffee;Free/low cost food;
    We know many people are struggling with rising energy bills this winter, and that’s why we are holding these free sessions to give you extra support during the cold months. Enjoy a hot drink and biscuit, and meet other participants while enjoying optional, informal, social activities like table tennis, indoor curling, board games and short exercise activities.
    https://fifeleisure.org.uk/locations/carnegie/
  • Dell Farquharson Community Centre

    7 Nethertown Broad Street Dunfermline Fife KY12 7DS
    Opening hours
    Community Use Venues will be open for the community to access tea and coffee and a wide variety of board games whilst community activity takes place.
    What's on offer: Free tea/coffee;Free activities;Welfare support advice;
    The CLD Team & ABE/ ESOL will offer weekly sessions in a number of our venues, offering a chat, welfare support, IT and job club support. These sessions are free, open to all and some venues will provide hot drinks and various activities. IT access/support - Mondays and Wednesday 1pm - 3pm, Job Club - Tuesdays 4pm - 6pm
    https://www.fife.gov.uk/facilities/community-centre/dell-farquharson-community-leisure-centre
  • Duloch Library

    Nightingale Pl, Dunfermline KY11 8LW
    Opening hours • Monday: 1pm-4pm • Tuesday: 9am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-6pm • Wednesday: 9am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-6pm • Thursday: 9am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-6pm • Saturday: 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-3pm • Sunday: 12pm-3pm
    What's on offer: Free tea/coffee;Free activities;
    You’re welcome to read, surf, and have a blether as well as enjoy board games, or just relax and enjoy a free cuppa.
    https://www.onfife.com/venues/duloch-library/
  • St Ninians's Church

    1 Allan Cres, Dunfermline KY11 4HE
    Opening hours • Tuesday: Craft Group 2pm-4pm • Wednesday: Kid's Club 6pm-7pm
    What's on offer: Free activities;
    Dunfermline Church’s are providing a variety of activities over the winter period for individuals and families to participate in
  • Townhill Community Centre

    Community Centre/Main St, Dunfermline KY12 0EN
    Opening hours
    Community Use Venues will be open for the community to access tea and coffee and a wide variety of board games whilst community activity takes place
    What's on offer: Free activities;Free tea/coffee;Welfare support advice;

Local activities

Community Use Venues will be open for the community to access tea and coffee and a wide variety of board games whilst community activity takes place in the following venues:

  • Dell Farquharson Community Centre
  • Townhill Community Centre
  • Baldridgeburn Community Centre

Community Use Venues have 350 activity passes for individuals & families to use at a variety of sites across Dunfermline. These activity passes include racquet sports (badminton, short tennis, table tennis & squash) or snooker. These will be issued out via our partner networks and pantries:

  • Dunfermline High
  • Queen Anne High
  • Woodmill High
  • Baldridgeburn Community Centre
  • Dell Farquharson Community Centre
  • Townhill Community Centre

Community Job Clubs

Community job clubs provide a space where people can get access to a PC to undertake job searches, create and develop CVs and apply for jobs. Our staff will be able to offer advice on most aspects of searching and applying for work.

LocationDayTime Contact number
Del Farquharson Community Centre Tuesday 4pm to 6pm

Lauren 07730 751895
Katie 07732 824206

Gillespie Centre, Chapel Street Wednesday 10am to 12pm

Lauren 07730 751895
Katie 07732 824206

Carnegie Leisure Centre Thursday 1pm to 4pm

Lauren 07730 751895
Katie 07732 824206

St Margaret's Church, Touch Thursday 10am to 12pm Lauren 07730 751895
Katie 07732 824206
Baldridgeburn Community Centre Tuesday 10am to 12pm

Lauren 07730 751895
Katie 07732 824206

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