Foodbanks partner with a wide range of care professionals such as doctors, health visitors, social workers and police to identify people in crisis and issue them with a foodbank voucher. Ealing Foodbank provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to them in crisis. They are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.
Drop in Centres
Acton Homeless Concern is a drop-in day centre for homeless people and people from other disadvantaged groups.
They run two drop-in centres:
They provide lunch, clothes, showers, advice on benefits and housing, GP, chiropody, optician, dentist, barber, alcohol and drug counsellor.
Telephone: 020 8992 5768
They provide refreshments and social activities – Mon to Fri.
Telephone: 020 8993 6096
Meals on Wheels
For more information and advice on meals on wheels please contact Social Services who can advise you.
Telephone: 020 8825 8000
The Soup Kitchen serves hot food and drinks to the homeless and needy in the Borough of Ealing. Founded in the early 70’s, Ealing Soup Kitchen (ESK) is run by a group of local churches and is open every Saturday and Sunday, 3.30pm – 5pm, in the Church Room at St. John’s, Mattock Lane, Ealing (entrance from Broomfield Place or the church garden). They also run Monday & Friday drop-ins where they provide clothes, food, a hairdresser, showers, practical help, games and a doctor on site.
Telephone: 0208 566 3507 (ext. 7) or 07934 097 027