guarantee our essentials campaign

Trussell Trust’s Guarantee Our Essential Campaign Trussell Trust are currently running a campaign, Guarantee our Essentials, in partnership with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), calling on the UK government to enshrine in law the amount people need to ensure the basic rate of Universal Credit at least covers the essentials. Universal Credit should offer support …

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support for ukrainians in edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council have set up an arrival process for people who have been displaced by the conflict in Ukraine and who have chosen to come to live in the Edinburgh area. They are working closely with Scottish Government and other partners, including Volunteer Edinburgh, EVOC, Edinburgh Airport and Police Scotland, to ensure …

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Craigmillar food bank is moving again

As of Tuesday 7th February, 2023, the Craigmillar food bank will no longer be located at Let’s Talk. It is moving just along the road to the Potter’s House Church, 32 Niddrie Mains Road EH16 4BG. This will be the food bank’s address for the foreseeable future.

Pop-Up advice coffee morning

Leith Theatre are hosting an advice coffee morning with ourselves and a number of our partner organisations on Wed 22 Feb. Why not drop in, warm up, have a cuppa and get some advice and support on a wide range of issues?


As of Tuesday 27th December the Craigmillar food bank will no longer be located at Bristo Memorial Church. It is moving just round the corner to Let’s Talk, 1-2 Craigmillar Castle Road EH16 4BX. This will just be a temporary address. Once we have a more permanent location we will post the details here. Watch …


Cost of Living Crisis Resources

The City of Edinburgh Council has set up a web page with links to a wide variety of resources which are available within the city to help people to cope with the cost of living crisis.  Issues addressed include money problems, housing and homelessness, fuel poverty, school meals, clothing grants, food provision and warm places.  …

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2022 Christmas Appeal

Edinburgh Food Project operates 7 Food Banks across North-West, Central & East Edinburgh. As well as providing food parcels we also have two other foundations to our work – Our More Than Food Project offers a range of support to people including housing and employment, while our Money Advice Service offers free confidential benefits, budgeting, …

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Food Banks Open Monday 19 September

Edinburgh Food Project have taken the decision to keep our foodbank centres open on Monday 19th, the day of Her Majesty the Queen’s funeral. However, our warehouse and office will be closed for the day. You can view the foodbank opening times here.