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Food banks are in demand more than ever during due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

We've worked on making sure you know where you can access a Food Bank if you require help. Listed below is the name of the Food Bank in South Somerset and its operating times over the Christmas period:

Location Operating times Referral needed? Useful information
Bruton Food Bank

Usual opening hours Friday, deliveries only.

Will be closed on the 25th and New Year’s Day so will be delivering Wednesday the 23rd of December and on Wednesday the 30th of December

Will accept self-referrals

Bruton Food Drop (Town Council)

On demand delivery only service.

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

Will accept self-referrals
Chard Lord's Larder

Usual Opening Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. 10.30 to 12.30 for collection.

Christmas/New Year - Closed from 22nd December to 4th January (emergency bags can be made available if needed)

Only accepting referrals from Agencies.

Forefront Centre

42 Fore St,


TA20 1QA
Curry Rivel, Hambridge, Drayton

Usual Opening Hours: 12.00 to 1.00 Wednesdays and Saturdays (Donations and Deliveries)

Christmas/New Year: As normal but closed on Boxing Day. Will be delivering for emergencies on Tuesday 29th December.

Will accept agency or self-referrals

Ginny Smith   07714265384


Steve Allinson

Ilminster No information available. Will take self-referrals
Langport Cares

Usual Opening Hours: Friday collection and deliveries

Christmas/New Year: Last day people can contact before Christmas is Wednesday 23rd  December. Closed Christmas and Boxing Day (although absolute emergencies can still make contact). Contact can also be made Dec 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st. 31st December will be delivery/collection day in place of January 1st. Back to normal Friday collection / delivery from 8th January 8th 2021.

  01458 251881
Martock Parish Council

Usual opening hours: Demand led service

Christmas/New Year: Last Christmas Food Parcels going out on the 22nd of December (this will be quite a comprehensive gift and Christmas dinner hamper). Closed 23rd December to 5th January.

Will accept self-referrals

01935 310040


Usual opening hours: Monday to Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm

Christmas/New Year: Closed from the 25th to 27th December. Reopening Monday December 28th. Closed Friday 1st January. Reopening Monday 4th January.

Will accept an initial self-referral but subsequent  requests for food must come via an agency.

07561 651373


Agent of Gillingham Foodbank. Check their website

No info available.

Check food bank website.
Yeovil Lord's Larder

Usual Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 10.00am to 2.00pm.

Christmas/New Year: Christmas Eve 10.00am to 11.00am. Then closed and reopening Monday 4th Jan 2021 for usual Monday to Friday service.

All requests for emergency food support need to come via an agency. If someone is not being supported by an agency then they can contact Citizens Advice South Somerset  to obtain a food parcel on 03444 889623.

01935 479398

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