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Donations are welcomed - details on how to donate are listed in the information about each food bank below.

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Food banks

Opening times and access information for food banks in Swansea.

Birchgrove Foodbank

Blaenymaes Drop-in

Bonymaen (Eastside Foodbank)

Clase Foodbank

Clydach (Swansea Foodbank)

Dyfatty (Swansea Foodbank)

Swansea Foodbank Gorseinon

Swansea Foodbank, Mayhill

Swansea Foodbank, Penlan

Morriston (Salvation Army)

Mumbles (Swansea Foodbank)

North Gower Foodbank

Penderry Community Pantry and advice Café

Pontarddulais Foodbank

Sketty Park (HOP Foodbank)

St Thomas (Swansea Foodbank)

Swansea Mosque Foodbank

Swansea Community Fridge

Uplands (Swansea Foodbank)

 


Swansea Foodbank, Mumbles

Address: Red Cafe, 646 Mumbles Road, Mumbles SA3 4EA

Open as usual: Mondays 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Information:

Voucher referral system.

Contact 07815 534095 or email:  info@swansea.foodbank.org.uk for more information on where to get a voucher.

Unfortunately, currently we can't invite people in for a cuppa and cake while they wait for their food to be packed. Food will be handed over at the door. 

Website:  www.swansea.foodbank.org.uk

Donations: https://swansea.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/


Swansea Foodbank, Clydach

Address: Ty Croeso, 97 High Street, Clydach SA6 5LN

Open as usual: Tuesdays 10.00am - 12noon.

Information:

Voucher referral system.

Contact 07815 534095 or email info@swansea.foodbank.org.uk for more information on where to get a voucher.

Unfortunately, currently we can't invite people in for a cuppa and cake while they wait for their food to be packed. Food will be handed over at the door. 

Website:  www.swansea.foodbank.org.uk

Donations: Members of the public can drop donations on Tuesdays 9.30am - 12noon by prior arrangement only.

See also: https://swansea.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/


Swansea Foodbank St Thomas

Update: the foodbank has moved from St Stephen's Church to, Parish Hall, Lewis Street, St Thomas, Swansea, SA1 8BP

Open as usual: 

Monday to Friday 8.00am - 4.00pm

Information:

We understand vouchers may not be available at this time.  We can issue vouchers direct from the church. 

Contact: 01792 455671

Donations: Members of the public can donate Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays 8.00am - 12noon and Tuesdays 8.00am - 3.00pm.


Swansea Foodbank, Dyfatty

Address: City Church, Dyfatty Street, Swansea, SA1 1QQ

Open: Wednesdays 10.00am - 12noon. (Currently closed)

Information:

Voucher referral system.

Contact 07815 534095 or email info@swansea.foodbank.org.uk for more information on where to get a voucher.

Unfortunately, currently we can't invite people in for a cuppa and cake while they wait for their food to be packed. Food will be handed over at the door.

Website: www.swansea.foodbank.org.uk

Donations: https://swansea.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/


Swansea Foodbank, Uplands

Address: Life Point Church, Fynone Road, Swansea, SA1 6BT

Open as usual: Fridays 11.00am - 1.00pm

Information:

Voucher referral system.

Contact 01792 472828 or email info@swansea.foodbank.org.uk for more information on where to get a voucher.

Unfortunately, currently we can't invite people in for a cuppa and cake while they wait for their food to be packed. Food will be handed over at the door. 

Website: www.swansea.foodbank.org.uk

Donations: Members of the public can drop donations off Mondays to Thursdays.

See also: https://swansea.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/


Birchgrove Foodbank

Address: Lon Gwesyn, Birchgrove Community Centre, SA7 9LD

Open as usual: Wednesday and Friday 12noon - 2.00pm

Information:

Referral system - vouchers available form social workers, teachers, Local area coordinators and Councillors.

Contact person: Juliet Rees 07936 035419

Donations: Members of the public can drop donations off at the centre on Wednesdays and Fridays, 12noon - 2.00pm.


Salvation Army Foodbank

Address: Salvation Army Morriston, 28 Morfydd Street, Morriston SA6 8BN

Open as usual: Wednesdays by appointment.

Information:

Due to coronavirus restrictions now in place, our drop in will be closed as from 18 March.

In order to receive support, you will need to phone 01792 798790 on a Tuesday between 10.00am and 6.00pm. You will then be given a time slot to collect a food parcel on the Wednesday from the foyer of our church.

ID will be required when you collect the parcel.

For organisations needing to refer a person to us, please email: neville.andrews@salvationarmy.org.uk for a copy of our referral form.

Donations: Members of the public can donate on Tuesdays 10.00am - 4.00pm or by phoning 01792 798790.


Eastside Foodbank

Address: Mount Zion Baptist Church, 94 Mansel Road, Bonymaen, SA1 7JR

From week beginning Monday 5 October

Open Friday 11.00am - 1.00pm

Covid security

Support workers, please email a referral in advance to eastsidefoodbank@gmail.com a time for collection of packages will be given.

Please maintain social distancing on the premises.

'Walk-ups' will not be turned away, advance booking is for your safety and that of all service users.

Enquiries, please use eastsidefoodbank@gmail.com rather than phone if possible 01792 412755/774482 also 07938 746277 (opening hours only).

Note: we cannot deliver packages nor make any arrangements to deliver packages.

Donations: Members of the public can email to arrange donations.


Swansea Mosque Foodbank

Address: Swansea Mosque, 159a St Helen's Road,SA1 4DG

From 30 October 2020 the foodbank will now be accessible on Sundays 1.30pm - 3.00pm through our Voucher Referral Scheme.

 Therefore, Swansea Mosque Foodbank will be closed on Saturday 30 October and will move to Sundays from Sunday 1 November 2020.

Information:

 We understand that clients may not be able to access our vouchers physically during this time of crisis (Covid-19). We would therefore accept emails from our referring partners stating clients information and confirming they are happy for the foodbank to receive their personal details. 

We request our referring partners to email us at foodbank@swanseamosque.org with the following information.

  • client's full name
  • address
  • contact number
  • how many people in the household, and any special dietary requirements.

 Swansea Mosque Foodbank is a collection only service. However, delivery service can be considered for those who are isolating due to Covid-19, single parents with childcare or disabled. We request partners to request delivery only if absolutely necessary.

We are only providing dry food. Please visit our website for full list of food we provide www.swanseamosque.org/foodbank

Donations:  Those who want to donate can contact foodbank@swanseamosque.org and arrange a day for food drop off or donate on Sundays between 1.30pm - 3.00pm at Swansea Mosque.

Alternatively, clients can seek emergency food services from Swansea Muslim Community Services

These are their eligibility criteria or email at swansea.mcs@gmail.com for more details.

  • Age 65 and above without access to any support
  • Letter from the Welsh Government
  • NHS staff needing support

HOP Foodbank

Address: Sketty Park Community Centre, Heather Crescent, SA2 8HE

Open as usual: Wednesday 11.00am - 1.00pm and Thursday 2.00pm - 3.30pm from 5 November.

Information:

Voucher referral system. Contact 07790 972407 or e mail hopfoodbank@gmail.com for further information.

Donations: Members of the public can drop donations during opening hours and there is collection basket in CK's in Sketty Park .


Pontarddulais Foodbank

Address: 28 Dulais Road, Pontarddulais, Swansea

Open as usual: Wednesday 12noon - 4.00pm (and for one hour each day for emergency situations for as long as possible - not including weekends).

However if an emergency does arise our landline will be diverted to our mobile which will be manned throughout the day (and weekend).

Information:

Tel: 01792 885532

Voucher referral system (vouchers available at GP surgery, Job Centre Plus, social workers, local area coordinator, and community partners).

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and many public service buildings being closed, we will accept a benefit letter or proof of address to access the food bank. From 18/03/2020 we will operate a 3 in 3 months basis regardless of previous visits.

Donations: Members of the public can drop donations off at the centre.


Clase Foodbank

Address: Clase Community Centre, Longview Road, Clase, SA6 7HH 

Open as usual: Wednesday 10.00am - 11.00am

Information:

We will we need to see proof of hardship or referral.

For further information contact:  treez-r@hotmail.com

Donations: Members of the public can drop donations off at the centre.


Swansea Foodbank, Mayhill

Address: Mayhill Community Centre, Mayhill Road, Swansea, SA1 6TA

Open as usual: Thursday 1.00pm - 3.00pm

Information: 

Contact Nicky or Mike Sutton-Smith

Office: 01792 472828

Email: office@lifepoint.org.uk


Swansea Foodbank, Gorseinon

Address: St Catherine's Church hall, Princess Street, Gorseinon. 

Open: Thursdays 10.00am-12 noon

Information: Social distancing rules apply. 

Voucher referral system.

Contact: 07815 534095 or email: info@swansea.foodbank.org.uk for more information on where to get a voucher.

Unfortunately, we are currently unable to provide refreshments while clients wait for their food to be packed. Food will be handed over at the door.

Website: http://www.swansea.foodbank.org.uk

Donations: can be dropped off at the church hall on Thursdays between 10.00am - 11.30am.


Blaenymaes Drop-in

Address: Blaenymaes drop in centre, 86-90 Blaenymaes Drive, SA5 5NR.

Open as usual: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 10.00am - 1.00pm

Information:

Social distancing rules apply.

Karen Hughes 01792 580905

Email: blaenymaesdic@yahoo.co.uk

Donations: Members of the public can drop donations off at the centre during opening times.


Swansea Foodbank, Penlan

Address: South Penlan Community Centre,Heol Frank, Penlan SA5 7AH

Open as usual: Fridays 10.00am - 12noon

Information:

Voucher referral system.

Contact 07815 534095 or email:  info@swansea.foodbank.org.uk for more information on where to get a voucher.

Unfortunately, currently we can't invite people in for refreshments while they wait for their food to be packed. Food will be handed over at the door. 

Website:  www.swansea.foodbank.org.uk

Donationshttps://swansea.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/


Penderry Community Pantry and advice café

Address: South Penlan Community Centre, Heol Frank, SA5 7AH.

Open: every Friday 10.00am - 12.00noon

Information:

Social distancing rules apply.

Volunteers ready and willing to help.

If you have any questions contact us on 07745 099383.

Or Email: penderrycommunity.p.a.a.c@gmail.com


Swansea Community Fridge

Address: The Customs House, Cambrian Place, SA1 1RG

Open: Wednesday 1.00pm - 2.30pm

Information:

Social distancing rules apply.

Food available pre-packed by collection only.

Please contact Patrick Fleming if you have any further questions on 07720 740097

or Email: patrick.fleming@caerlas.org

We also have a Twitter page that we keep up to date with all the latest information: https://twitter.com/FridgeSwansea


North Gower Food Hub

Open: Tuesday and Friday mornings. 

Information: Food parcels can be collected from the food bank by appointment only.  Social distancing rules apply.

For those in financial difficulties living within the North Gower area, no vouchers needed.  Emergency food parcels can be arranged.

Contact Gloria Hughes / Jo Gooding 0798214487 or Email northgowerfoodbank@gmail.com

Donations: Collected from designated Gower areas, phone for details.

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