Glenrothes Area

Cost of living support

Glenrothes Area

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.

  • Carea Community Hub

    50th Woodside scout hall, Balbirnie Road,
    Low Cost Hot Meals
    Hot Meals every Saturday 12-2pm, School holidays Monday Tuesday 12-2pm. Pantry items available.
  • Colly Café

    Collydean Community Centre, 89th North Glen Scout Group, Collydean Community Centre, Torphins Ave, Glenrothes, KY7 6UL
    School Holiday Food
    Lunches in School holidays
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday
    free
  • Collydean Community Centre, 89th North Glen Scout Group

    Collydean Community Centre, Torphins Ave, Glenrothes, KY7 6UL
    Food Parcels/breakfast club
    Emergency food parcels, referrals to the Glenrothes Food bank, phone top ups and small welfare payments to people with the North Glenrothes area. Family breakfast club Wednesdays and Fridays 8am - 8.45am with a view to running this every week day if we have enough interest. There is no cost and the whole family are invited. Only children Primary 5 and up can attend alone.
    Opening hours: 9am – 3pm, Monday – Friday, Saturday 10-12pm
    Donation if it can be afforded
    www.facebook.com/collydeancommunitycentre
  • Glenrothes Community Sports & Health Hub

    Glenrothes Cricket Club, Pitcoudie Ave, Glenrothes, KY7 6RB
    Surplus Food
    Pop Up Community Larder
    Opening hours: 2pm-4pm on Wednesdays and 5pm-6pm on Fridays
    Free
    www.facebook.com/GlenrothesCommunitySportsHealthHub
  • Glenrothes Food Bank

    Caledonia House, Pentland Park, Saltire Centre, Glenrothes, KY6 2AQ
    Food Bank
    Glenrothes foodbank provide 3 day and 7 day food parcels, fuel vouchers, clothes homeware items and café. We work on a referral service
    Opening hours: Monday, and Friday 12pm-3pm Tuesday 11am-1pm & Wednesday 1pm -5pm
    Free
    glenrothes.foodbank.org.uk/
    info@glenrothes.Foodbank.org.uk
    01592 631088
  • Glenrothes Foodbank at Auchmuty

    107 Alexander Road, Glenrothes, KY7 4DZ
    Food Bank
    Auchmuty Foodbank offer 7 days of food on a referral basis
    Opening hours: Saturday 10am - 12pm
    Free
    glenrothes.foodbank.org.uk/
    info@glenrothes.Foodbank.org.uk
    01592 631088
  • Leslie Bapist Church

    48 North St, Leslie, Glenrothes, KY6 3DJ
    School Holiday Food
    Leslie Baptist Church are providing lunch bags each Monday of the school holidays with food items for families to make their own lunches. These will be delivered between 11am and 12noon on Monday mornings. We have emergency food bags from Glenrothes Foodbank which are available on Sundays between 10am and 11am. We will also signpost families to other support agencies where appropriate.
    Opening hours: Mondays during school holidays 
    Free
    www.facebook.com/lesliebaptistchurch
    community@lesliebaptistchurch.org.uk
  • Leslie Community Pantry

    Quarry Park Pavilion, Back Braes, Leslie, KY6 3EZ
    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    Food resilience to families in need.  There is no referral required to attend the pantry - anyone within theLeslie and surrounding area is able to utilise the service but it is asked that it is not used more than once a week.
    Opening hours: Monday - Thursday 10am until 3pm, Friday 10-1pm
    Free
    www.facebook.com/lesliecommunitypantry/
    gayle@lesliecommunitypantry.co.uk
    07730 789255
  • Peace N Jam

    St. Luke's Scottish Episcopal Church, Glenrothes, KY7 4BL
    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    Opening hours: 12-2.30pm on Tuesdays and 10-1.30pm on Thursdays 
    Free
    www.facebook.com/peacenjamproject
    enquiries@peacenjam.org.uk
    01592 754206

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.

  • Leslie Library

    289 High Street, Leslie, KY6 3AX
    Opening hours • Monday: 10am-3pm • Wednesday: 2pm-5pm • Thursday: 2pm-7pm • Saturday: 10am-1pm
    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/libraries-archives/warm-spaces/
  • Michael Woods Sports & Leisure Centre

    Viewfield, Glenrothes, KY6 2RD
    Opening hours • Wednesday: 12.00pm - 2.00pm
    What's on offer: Free tea/coffee;Free/low cost food;Free activities;
    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/michael-woods/

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.

LocationDayTimeContact number
Auchmuty Learning CentreMonday12pm to 3pm01592 583474
Lomond CentreTuesday1pm to 3pm01592 583474
Auchmuty Learning CentreWednesday6pm to 7:30pm01592 583474
Auchmuty Learning CentreFriday12pm to 4pm

01592 583474

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