Food banks

Food banks offer a valuable service that helps many people. They operate in different ways, so please contact the food bank if you have any questions.

Hive Hope mobile foodbank

No referral required, anyone can visit and help themselves to a basket of groceries and toiletries.

Rose Street, Northfleet DA11 9EQ

Opening Days: Mondays

Working Hours: 10.30am-11:30am

Coldharbour Library, DA11 8AE

Opening Days: Wednesdays

Working Hours: 11am-noon

Age UK, Clarence Row, Gravesend DA12 1HJ

Opening Days: Saturdays

Working Hours: 2pm-3pm

Gravesham food bank

Run by the Trussell Trust, Ask Citizens Advice for a food bank voucher to use here.

Opening Days: Tuesday-Friday

Working Hours: 10.30am-12.30pm

Address: Riverside Community Centre

Hive Hope static foodbank

Citizens Advice can refer you here or you will need to show proof of crisis (debt letters, eviction notice etc).

Opening Days: Wednesdays

Working Hours: 11am-1pm

Address: St Botolph’s Church Hall, Northfleet, DA11 9EU

Email: for information.

Charities and other food places

No84 Tea Rooms

Don't be alone on Christmas Day. If you need some company, somewhere warm to spend the day and something to eat, head over to No84 Tea Rooms. The team from No84 Tea Rooms will welcome you for the day. No need to book ahead, just walk in if you need to.

Opening Days: Monday - Saturday

Working Hours: 9am - 3pm

Address: Christ Church Hall, Old Road East, Gravesend

Gravesend Salvation Army

Free community pantry offering bread and other bakery produce and fruit and veg when available.

Opening Days: Every weekday

Working Hours: 9am- 10am

Address: 34 The Grove, Gravesend, DA12 1DX

Telephone: 01474 560124

St George’s Church, Gravesend

Place of Welcome, providing a safe place to meet for a listening ear, free refreshments and an information hub.

Opening Days: Tuesday

Working Hours: 10am - 12pm

Address: St George's Church, Church St, Gravesend DA11 0DJ