Emergency food packages are available for 3 days for those in need. Food is accessed through a voucher, held by organisations across the borough.
Distribution centres around the borough - see website for locations and times.
Knowsley Food Support (KFS)
We also work in partnership with Knowsley Council supporting their Food Support service. KFS is a Knowsley Council project that is delivered in partnership with Knowsley Foodbank. It provides emergency food and Knowsley Council may also be able to supply vouchers for gas and electricity, to people in crisis.
To access food through KFS ring: 0151 538 8243
For Fuel ring: 0151 443 3200
- Individuals/families in crisis identified by front line professional and issued with a food bank voucher. Vouchers can then be exchanged for three days worth of food.
- Food bank volunteers undertake 1:1 conversations with individuals to identify problems and signpost to agencies for longer term solutions.
- Emergency food package delivery to cliens living in rural areas who cannot afford the transport.
Professional referral - Care professionals such as doctors, health visitors, social workers, CAB and police identify people in crisis and issue them with a foodbank voucher.