Community Food Organisations in Argyll and Bute

Helensburgh and Lomond


Helensburgh Foodbank

116 East Princes St
(British Red Cross Hall)


Mary McGinley
General Enquiries

Find us on Facebook

Provision of food parcels

Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day

Rosneath Peninsula Foodbank

Howie Memorial Pavilion


Mary McGinley
General Enquiries

They receive food from Helensburgh Foodbank

Arrochar GP Surgery

Kirkfield Place
G83 7AE


0844 477 2520

They receive food from Helensburgh Foodbank

BASIC & Corner House Creche

13 East King Street
G84 7QQ


01436 679666


Jean’s Bothy

102 East King Street
G84 7RG



Katrina Sayer

01436 679218

They receive food directly from Fareshare on a regular basis as they run a café Mon-Fri.

Closed Christmas Day, Mon 28th Dec, Ist January and 4th January

Mid Argyll, Kintyre and the Islands


Kintyre Foodbank

Town Hall
Main Street

Mary Ann Stewart/Richard Thomas
General Enquiries


Provision of food parcels to anyone facing food poverty. Tuesday and Fridays 10am – 12 noon.

 Tarbert (Loch Fyne)

Tarbert Pantry/Soup Group

1 Kintyre Place,

Heather Bellshaw


Charity No SCO44978 (The Pantry)


 Emergency food supplies helping the most vulnerable in Tarbert area


**Councillor Horn holds a small amount supplied by Kintyre Foodbank for beneficiaries

Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Mo-Ma (Moving On-Mid Argyll)


Sandy Taylor

Rev David Carruthers

07767 337355
01546 603269

Emergency food parcels/starter pack


Islay Foodbank



 Open as normal. Calls will be dealt with as normal over the Christmas and New year by volunteers

Bute and Cowal


Hub Grub/Recovery Café

Ann Clark

07776 015956


 Café takeaway Christmas and New years Eve 4-6.30pm. Christmas day dinner (must be booked). New Years day closed

Bute Oasis Foodbank

6 Argyll Street

Angela Callahan

01700 502272

 Christmas closes on 23rd December and open again on 6th January. Emergency number available on facebook and poster

Bute Advice Centre

22/26 Bishop Street
PA20 9DG

Julie Semple

01700 502784


Maxie Richards

The King’s Court
PA21 2BH

Patrick White

01700 811137

Prepares food in-house

Oban Lorn and the Isles


Hope Kitchen

2 Argyll Street Oban PA34 5SG

Beth Campbell

01631 565730 


Provides food parcels relying on donations

25th December Lunch drop in 12-3pm. New Year: closed 1st and 4th January

Mull and Iona Community Trust

An Roth Community Enterprise Centre
Isle of Mull
PA65 6AY

Moray Finch

01680 812900


SOLAR: Tiree Food Project 


07375929350 Solar are offering a free, discreet and confidential service, in order that no one on Tiree needs to go without food or household essentials.  In addition a food sharing space is also being set up in the phone box at Scaranish. For information please call or email.