All Foodbanks now OPEN (w/c 9/11/20)

We are now in a position to have all of our foodbank centres open:

  • Broughton
  • Grassmarket
  • Prestonfield
  • Tollcross
  • South Queensferry
  • Pilton
  • Craigmillar
  • Clermiston (formerly known as Rannoch) – w/c 9/11/20

Please note some of our foodbank centres have changed premises, please visit the locations page for up to date opening times and addresses.

We are no longer offering a delivery service.

COVID procedures at the Centres

At each of the centres there will be strict COVID guidance in place:

Before entering the centre:

  • Queue outside the building (like at the supermarkets)
  • Provide Test and Protect information to the host volunteer (people can opt not to)
  • Wear a face mask (EFP can provide disposable masks if needed)
  • Sanitise their hands (sanitiser provided by EFP)

While in the centre:

  • There are 4 stations:
    • Admin
    • Food parcel
    • Toiletries and extras
    • Leaflets
  • Only one person is allowed at each station at a time, to allow for 2m between clients.
  • Stations with volunteers, will have 2 tables – to allow 2m between the volunteers and clients
  • Unfortunately, we are not yet able to offer tea/coffee and a place to sit and chat.

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