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How to get help from the Cupar Foodbank

If you need help from our foodbank there are a few simple steps to follow.

The most important step is to get a foodbank voucher.

In order to provide the most appropriate help for the circumstances of your situation we work with local agencies. If they feel you are struggling to put food on the table, they will issue you with a foodbank voucher. The local agency can also provide long term support if needed to help address some of the issues behind the reasons for your crisis. Agencies we work with include: Citizens Advice, housing support officers, children’s centres, health visitors, social services and some local charities.

1. Get in touch with us.

If you call or email our foodbank we can talk through your situation and put you in touch with a relevant local agency.

2. Arrange a visit to the referral agency.

They will discuss your situation and supply you with a foodbank voucher where appropriate.

Referral Agencies

Families First – Rose Lane Centre, 132 South St, St Andrews, KY16 9EW. Tel: 01334 208086

Fife Womens’ Aid – 8 Lady Wynd, Cupar, KY15 4DE. Tel: 01334 657460

North East Fife Credit Union – County Buildings, St Catherine St, Cupar, KY15 4TA

CARF – Citizens Advice and Rights Fife (CARF), County Buildings, St Catherine Street, Cupar, KY15 4TA. Tel: 0345 1400 095

Fife Voluntary Action – Volunteer House, 69 – 73 Crossgate, Cupar, KY15 5AS. Tel: 01334 654080

St Andrews Environmental Network

Fife Council:

County Buildings, St Catherine Street, Cupar, KY15 4TA

Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 5LT

Telephone Number covering Housing (incl Homelessness) and Social Work 8am till 6pm – 03451 55 00 00 then ask to be put through to the relevant service in order to secure a Cupar Foodbank referral


Cupar Children and Families Team Social Work Services

Welfare Fund Distribution Telephone Number – 0300 555 0265

Frontline Fife

3. Bring  your foodbank voucher to your nearest foodbank centre. 

You can find a list of our local centres and opening times here. When you arrive, we’ll welcome you with a warm drink and our trained volunteers will chat with you about your situation. We’ll also discuss any dietary needs you may have and exchange your foodbank voucher for a parcel of three days of emergency food. We’ll also help to support you in any other ways that we can. Most of our foodbank centres offer a cafe style environment and our aim is to provide non-judgemental support at the point of crisis.

If you have any further questions our FAQ’s page may help, or feel free to give us a call.


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