North East Fife

Cost of living support

North East Fife Area

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

While every effort has been made to provide accurate and up-to-date information on this website, this may be subject to change at short notice. Always double-check before heading out

Staying Safe and Keeping Well

The ‘Staying Safe and Keeping Well’ booklet contains useful tips and information which anyone in Fife can use when trying to cope with difficult times.

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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.

  • Auchtermuchty Angels

    1 Distillery Street, Auchtermuchty
    Food Parcels
    Storage cupboard food items and frozen food
    Opening hours: Contact for appointment
    Free
    www.facebook.com/groups/auchtermuchtyangels/
    Auchtermuchtyangels@gmail.com
  • Colinsburgh Community Café & Food Hub

    Colinsburgh Town Hall KY9 1LN
    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    A place to meet and have a coffee and a chat and take some surplus food supplied by local shops and food producers
    Opening hours: Surplus food: Tuesday 10.30am - 11.30am Café only: Friday 12noon - 3.00pm
    Free
    www.facebook.com/groups/colinsburghcommunitycafeandfoodhub
  • Cupar Community Fridge

    County Buildings, St Catherine’s Street, Cupar, KY15 4TA
    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    Making surplus perishable food freely available to members of the public. Surplus food is provided by local businesses or members of the public and is then available for collection by people who need it.
    Opening hours: Tuesday’s 11-12 pm & Friday 3-4pm
    Free
  • Cupar Food Bank

    21 St Catherine Street, Cupar, KY15 4TA
    Food Bank
    The foodbanks works 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. We also provide toiletries, domestic cleaning products and pet food
    Opening hours: Monday 11-3pm, Wednesday 4-6pm, Friday 11-3pm and 5-6pm.
    Free
    cupar.foodbank.org.uk/
    cupar.foodbank.org.uk
    07474 453153
  • ENeRGI (East Fife Recovery Group Initiative)

    32 East Street, St Monans KY10 2AT
    Food Parcels
    Provide food parcels - self referral - call in week before, do cater for emerenceys.
    Free
    www.energi.org.uk/
    energirecovery@btconnect.com
    01333 730477
  • East Neuk Eats! Community Fridge

    East Neuk Centre Trust, Ladywalk, Anstruther, KY10 3EX
    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    Fresh food in Fridge and Freezer
    Opening hours: every Thursday at the East Neuk Centre from 1 pm - 3 pm and Friday from 10 am - 3 pm.
    Free
  • East Neuk Food Bank

    Anstruther Church, Burial Brae, Anstruther, KY10 3HF
    Food Bank
    Food parcels to families and individuals in the East Neuk and signposting advice for other services. Access to landline, laptops and Wifi.
    Opening hours: Tuesdays 12-4 and Thursdays 4-6
    Free
    www.facebook.com/eastneukfoodbank/
    eastneukfoodbank@gmail.com
  • Leuchars Larder

    Leuchars Primary School, 18 Pitlethie Road, Leuchars, KY16 0EZ
    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    Offering a mix of surplus fresh food and donated ambient storecupboard essentials. Free and open to everyone in the Leuchars and Guardbridge communities.
    Opening hours: Monday 3.15pm - 5.15pm
    Free
    https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100085930549746
  • Newburgh Food Bank

    Tayside Institute Community Centre, 90-92 High Street, Newburgh, KY14 6DA
    Food Bank
    Opening hours: Monday and Friday 10am - 10.30am and Wednesday 5pm to 5.30pm
    Free
    https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057173931402
  • Social Café

    County Buildings, St Catherine’s Street, Cupar, KY15 4TA
    Warm Spaces/Community Assistance
    Access a warm space and enjoy a hot drink and a snack, take part in small activities, and talk to the CLD worker.
    Opening hours: Friday 10am - 12pm
    Free
    07921 288423
  • St Andrews, Community Fridge @ North East Fife Community Hub

    St David’s Centre, St Andrews KY16 8BP
    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    Located within the NEF Community Hub café, short shelf life, or surplus to requirements food is available for anyone to help themselves. This helps to reduce food waste.
    Opening hours: Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 10am – 4.30pm; Sat 10am-3pm
    Free
    www.facebook.com/CommunityHubNEF
    nefcommunityhub@gmail.com
    07792 941783
  • St Monans Community Food Larder

    St Monans Town Hall, Hope Place KY10 2DH
    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    Opening Hours: Friday 2pm - 3pm Making surplus perishable and ambient food available to everyone in the community. Refreshments available – tea/coffee/hot chocolate.
    Opening hours: Opening Hours: Friday 11am-12 noon
    free
    www.facebook.com/St-Monans-Community-Food-Larder-107623251950939
  • Storehouse Food Bank

    St David's Center, 23 Albany Park, St Andrews, KY16 8BP
    Food Bank
    The amount a client can take away with them is largely dependent on what their need is. As a rough guide though, we offer 2 bags per adult, 1 bag per child per visit.
    Opening hours: Tuesdays 11am-1pm, 5:30-6:30pm and Thursdays 11am-1pm
    Free
    www.storehousestandrews.com/get-food
    storehouse@kingdomvineyard.com
    01334 845985
  • Taybridgehead Food Bank

    Wormit Parish Church, Wormit
    Food Bank
    We are not open to the public. Our parcels are made up in the Foodbank and then delivered to all clients homes – we have been doing this since the start of the Pandemic and think that we will continue to do so in the future.
    Opening hours: All parcels are delivered on a Wednesday afternoon. Any request for an emergency parcel is dealt with immediately.
    Free
    www.facebook.com/TFoodbank/
    07840957039
  • Tayport Community Fridge

    Larick Centre, Shanwell Road, Tayport, DD6 9EA
    Community Fridge/Larder/Pantry
    Making surplus perishable food freely available to members of the public. Surplus food is provided by local businesses or members of the public and is then available for collection by people who need it.
    Opening hours: currently 3-4pm – this will always be subject to changes
    Free
    www.facebook.com/tayportcommunityfridge/
    07486 893215

Cafe Inc

Cafe Inc is a free lunch club for children, young people and families in Fife. No need to book, no criteria, free for all. Venues across Fife. Just pop in and grab a bag of tasty food to go.

  • East Fife Community Hub

    St Davids Centre, St Andrews KY16 8BP
    Hot meal
    Opening hours: • Thursday 22 December: 12pm -1.30pm • Tuesday 27 December: 12pm -1.30pm • Wednesday 28 December: 12pm -1.30pm • Thursday 29 December: 12pm -1.30pm
  • County Buildings

    Saint Catherone Street, Cupar KY15 4TH
    Grab and Go Lunch
    Opening hours: • Thursday 22 December: 12pm -1.30pm • Friday 23 December: 12pm -1.30pm • Thursday 29 December: 12pm -1.30pm • Friday 30 December: 12pm -1.30pm

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.

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
Tayside Institute Community Centre (TICC)
Newburgh
Tuesday9:30am to 11amCheryl 07749712212
Katrina 07515 291113
County Buildings
Cupar
Tuesday
and
Friday

2pm to 4pm

10am to 12pm
and
2pm to 4pm

Cheryl 07749712212
Katrina 07515 291113
Town Hall
Anstruther
Wednesday10am to 12pmCheryl 07749712212
Katrina 07515 291113
Cosmos Centre
St Andrews
Wednesday2pm to 4pmCheryl 07749712212
Katrina 07515 291113

Wk 1- Leuchars - Leuchars Community Centre

Wk 2- Tayport - Larick Centre

Thursday     2pm to 4pmCheryl 07749712212
Katrina 07515 291113
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