Community Food Organisations

Find a food bank in your area.

Helensburgh and Lomond

Name Contact Email Comments

Helensburgh Foodbank

116 East Princes St
(British Red Cross Hall)


Mary McGinley
General Enquiries

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Provision of food parcels


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.


Helensburgh and Lochside Helping Others

13 Benmore 
School Road  

Linda McM Shanks

07555628131 Weekly food bags provided for local residents in the Cove and Kilcreggan area

Mid Argyll, Kintyre and the Islands

Name Contact Email Comments

Kintyre Foodbank

Unit 3 
Mull of Kintyre Industrial Estate
Albyn Avenue
PA28 6TP

Mary Ann Stewart/Richard Thomas
General Enquiries

01586 552005

Provision of food parcels to anyone facing food poverty (Kintyre and Gigha only).

Tuesday and Friday 10:30-11:30


Tarbert (Loch Fyne)

Tarbert Pantry/Soup Group

1 Kintyre Place,



Open every Monday and Friday from 11.30-1.30pm

Emergency food supplies available in Tarbert area.




Mo-Ma (Moving On-Mid Argyll)


07435 839034  

Emergency food parcels on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.  Starter packs available for new tenancies


Islay Foodbank



West Lochfyneside Parish Church Foodshare

Inveraray Church Hall, 
Church Square, 
PA32 8TX

Rev Dorothy Wallace


Monday, Wednesday and Saturday 11am-2pm

Free period products available

Bute and Cowal

Name Contact Email Comments
Hub Grub/Recovery Café 

Ann Clark

07776 015956



Bute Oasis Foodbank

6 Argyll Street

Angela Callahan

01700 502272  

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

Name Contact Email Comments

Hope Kitchen

2 Argyll Street Oban PA34 5SG

Beth Campbell

01631 565730 


Provides food parcels relying on donations


Mull and Iona Pantry

Ruth Fleming

07549 018157 Provides food parcels relying on donations

Mull and Iona Community Trust

An Roth Community Enterprise Centre
Isle of Mull
PA65 6AY


Moray Finch

01680 812900  Mull and Iona Community Trust run a community fridge to reduce food waste

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.
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