Food hubs

All families within Children’s Social Care are entitled to a food parcel. Contact the Council using the form or phone number to receive a food parcel within 48hrs. 020 7926 2999, every day from 8am to 8pm.

Urgent care

If you or someone you know have been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) Lambeth Council can help. 

You or someone you know could need help if you:

  • do not have your usual support from friends, family or carers
  • have been asked by the NHS to stay at home for 12 weeks
  • are having money problems
  • are ill with coronavirus and have no access to food or prescription medicine
  • are a key worker

Food parcels contain a weekly supply of food and cleaning materials, including both fresh and dried food (bread, fruit and veg, milk, pasta, toilet paper etc) all of which paid for by the Council. Fresh fruit and beg is sourced from Covent Garden Market and is of good quality.

Food banks

Trussell Trust (find a foodbank)

Norwood and Brixton Foodbank

Lambeth Larder

Healthy Start: Free fruit & veg, milk and vitamins. Tel: 0345 607 6823

Lambeth's Ready Steady Go! is a free healthy lifestyle service

Vital Meals

Vital meals are providing meals to

  • All NHS staff & all Key Workers 
  •  Children now unable to access a cooked meal due to school closures 
  •  Single parent families who are unable to shop because they are not allowed to take their children to the supermarket and can’t leave them at home 
  •  Those on low income/Universal Credit/those who have lost their jobs and are now unable to afford regular supplies 
  •  Homeless shelters/hostels 
  •  Housing associations

 The postcodes currently covered are: all W & SW Postcodes, SE1, 5, 11, 17, 21, 24 & 27, NW5, 1 & 3, N7, E2 & E3.

If you or anyone you know needs a meal, PLEASE contact on

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