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Local Foodbanks

Lewes District is supported by a range of foodbanks and community food organizations which offer different services, cover certain geographical locations and have distinct referral or membership requirements.

Lewes District Citizens Advice can provide a referral for the foodbank in your catchment area following assessment of your financial situation if you meet the foodbank's eligibility criteria 


Lewes Community Fridge 

Email address:  

Address: 2 Fisher Street, Lewes, United Kingdom 

Open Saturdays 10.30 - 12.30 

No referral or membership required

Landport Community Fridge 

Open Monday to Saturday 8am-8pm 

Outside Landport Community Hub  

Address: Landport Rd, Lewes BN7 2SU (town centre end of the building) 

No referral needed 


Malling Food Bank 

Phone number: 07539306585 

Email address:  

Address:  Kings Church Brooks Rd, Lewes BN7 2BY 

Open Mondays 12-1pm. Referral needed


Landport Food Bank 

Phone number: 07793953446 

Email address: 

Address: Tenants Resource centre, 2a Horsfield Road, Lewes, BN7 2TA 

Referral needed.  


Fitzjohn's Food Bank  

Phone number: 07395156873 

Email address: 

Address: Christ Church, Prince Edward’s Road, Lewes, BN7 1BL 

Referral needed.  

Newhaven & Peacehaven

Havens Community Hub 

Phone number: 01273 918226 

Email address: 

Address: 2a Thompson Road, Denton, BN9 0RS 

Open every day from 9am. No referral needed. 

Baptist Church Food Bank 

Phone number: 07825 446711  

Address: Church Hill, Newhaven, BN9 9NA 

Wednesday and Friday 9.30-1pm with soup lunch from 11.30am - no referral needed, drop in. Showers and laundry also available. They also run a lunch club on the 3rd Thursday of each month, also a drop-in service 12-2pm 

No referral needed.  



Phone number: 01273 516032 

Email address: 


  • Peacehaven Community Supermarket, Meridian Centre, Meridian Way, Peacehaven BN10 8BB 

Open on Thursdays from 11am to 1.30pm  

  • Newhaven Community Supermarket, Meeching Boat Yard, 1 Denton Island, Newhaven BN9 9BA 

Open on Mondays from 11am to 1.30pm 

No referral needed. Membership required

Full details on SCDA website


Seahaven Storehouse 

Phone number: 07921 844930 

Email address: 

Address: Kings-Well, 115-117 Vale Road, Seaford, BN25 3HB 

Thursdays 12-2pm 

Referral required ​

Short-term support can be accessed via self-referral webform


SEA Community Larder 

Email address:  

Address: SEA Community Larder, Old Natwest Bank, Clinton Place, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 1NL 

Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10 – 1pm. No referral needed.  


Ringmer Food Bank 

Address: The Library, Ringmer Village Hall, Ringmer, Lewes, BN8 5QH 

Open on a Monday from 11am to 12 noon. Referral needed.

One week emergency provision available without referral

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