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Pilton and Craigmillar – REOPENING

Pilton and Craigmillar – REOPENING We are now in a position to have the following centre open: Broughton Grassmarket Prestonfield Tollcross South Queensferry PiltonCraigmillar Rannoch remains closed. For updated opening times and locations please visit the locations page HERE. We are no longer offering a delivery service. COVID procedures at the Centres At each of …

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New Website

New website Welcome to our new website. It was kindly designed and created by two Heriot-Watt University students as part of a virtual internship funded by Santander. We hope you love it! If you have any feedback or suggestions please just let us know –

We Are Reopening

We Are Reopening 8th September 2020 5 months ago we took the decision to close our foodbank centres and provide a next day delivery service, to protect our clients and volunteers.  As lockdown has begun to ease, we have been working hard to put the processes and procedures in place to allow our foodbank centres …

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Polish Men Suicide Rate

Polish Men Suicide Rate 28th July 2020 Polish Men in Scotland are Dying by Suicide at Nearly Twice the Average Rate. They worry about telling people how they’re feeling, are experiencing loneliness and facing discrimination in society, contributing to a ‘worryingly’ high rate of suicide. Visit The Website  

New Edinburgh Food Project Helpline

New edinburgh food project helpline 17th July 2020 We are delighted to be working together with Health in Mind to provide a helpline to support people who have mental health difficulties during these challenging times. People who call the helpline will speak to a fully qualified and supervised counsellor, who will be there to listen …

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Best Start Food Payments

Best start food payments 19th May 2020 Healthy Start Food Vouchers are being replaced with Best Start Food Payments. This will be a move from paper vouchers to a MasterCard debit card that can be used to buy nutritious food from pregnancy until your child is three years old. Families will be credited every four weeks …

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Changes To Our Services

Changes to your services 30th March 2020   In line with government advice, and to protect the health and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and clients, we will be moving to a delivery service with effect from Tuesday 31st March. Deliveries to clients will be operated by a third-party agency, working in partnership with our team. This …

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