Glenrothes Area cost of living support information


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Unable to access information online? Call our Community Support Line 0800 952 0330 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm)


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.

  • 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
    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 8.00am to 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: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 3.00pm Saturdays 10.00am to 12.00pm
    Donation if it can be afforded
    www.facebook.com/collydeancommunitycentre
  • Glenrothes Community Sports & Health Hub

    Glenrothes Cricket Club, Pitcoudie Ave, Glenrothes, KY7 6RB
    Low Cost Hot Meals
    Community Meal
    Opening hours: Wednesdays 12.00pm to 2.00pm
    Free or Donation
    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: Mondays and Fridays 12.00pm to 3.00pm Tuesdays 11.00am to 1.00pm Wednesdays 1.00pm to 5.00pm
    Free
    glenrothes.foodbank.org.uk/
    info@glenrothes.Foodbank.org.uk
    01592 631 088
  • 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: Saturdays 10.00am to 12.00pm
    Free
    glenrothes.foodbank.org.uk/
    info@glenrothes.Foodbank.org.uk
    01592 631 088
  • 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 11.00am and 12.00pm on Monday mornings. We have emergency food bags from Glenrothes Foodbank which are available on Sundays between 10.00am and 1.00pm. 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
  • Peace N Jam

    St. Luke's Scottish Episcopal Church, Glenrothes, KY7 4BL
    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    Opening hours: Tuesdays 12.00pm to 2.30pm Thursdays 10.00am to 1.30pm 
    Free
    www.facebook.com/peacenjamproject
    enquiries@peacenjam.org.uk
    01592 754 206

Cafe Inc

Cafe Inc is a free lunch club for children, and young people. It provides tasty, healthy meals for our young people, while our schools are closed during the holidays. No need to book, just turn up. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult, who can also have a meal.

Please note Café Inc will not be available on Thursday 4 July due to UK election, as well as Monday 15 July due to public holiday.

  • Collydean Community Centre

    Torphins Avenue, Glenrothes
    Cold packed lunches
    Availability:
     Monday to Friday
     Throughout holidays
     12.00 - 1pm
  • Exit Community Centre

    2 Glamis Centre, Glenrothes
    Cold packed lunches
    Availability:
     Monday to Friday
     Throughout holidays
     12.00 - 1pm
  • Gilvenbank Community Sports Hub

    Pitcoudie Avenue
    Cold packed lunches
    Availability:
     Monday to Friday
     1 July to 9 August
     12.00 - 1pm
  • Glenrothes Strollers

    Over Stenton Park, Viewfield
    Cold packed lunches
    Availability:
     Monday and Wednesday
     Throughout holidays
     12.00 - 1pm
  • Kinglassie Bowling Club

    Main Street, Kinglassie
    Cold packed lunches
    Availability:
     Monday to Friday
     Throughout holidays
     12.00 - 1pm
  • Ladybird Nature Centre

    Stuart Road, Glenrothes
    Cold packed lunches
    Availability:
     Monday to Friday
     Throughout holidays
     12.00 - 1pm
  • Leslie Community Pantry

    Quarry Park Pavilion, Leslie
    Cold packed lunches
    Availability:
     Tuesday and Thursday
     Throughout holidays
     12.00 - 1pm
  • Lomond Centre

    Woodside Way, Glenrothes
    Hot food and cold packed lunches
    Availability:
     Monday to Friday
     Throughout holidays
     12.00 - 1pm
  • Markinch Parish Church

    Kirk Brae, Markinch
    Cold packed lunches
    Availability:
     Monday to Friday
     Throughout holidays
     12.00 - 1pm
  • St Ninans Church

    Tanshall Road East, Glenrothes
    Cold packed lunches
    Availability:
     Monday to Friday
     Throughout holidays
     1.00pm - 2.00pm
  • Stenton Jubilee

    14 Dunrobin Road, Glenrothes
    Cold packed lunches
    Availability:
     Monday to Friday
     Throughout holidays
     12.00 - 1pm
  • Summer in the Park

    Lomond Centre, Woodside Way
    Cold packed lunches
    Availability:
     Wednesday
     18 July to 9 August
     1.00pm
  • Thornton Bowling Club

    Station Road, Thornton
    Hot food and cold packed lunches
    Availability:
     Monday to Friday
     Throughout holidays
     12.00 - 1pm

Warm Welcome venues/ Community Assistance

Warm Welcome venues 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.

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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