Getting help with food

The Sid Valley Food Bank provides for people in Sidmouth, Sidford, Sidbury and adjacent villages. Other Food Banks are available for those outside this area; select Other Food Banks from the menu for details.

Unitarian Chapel, All Saints Road

We operate from the Unitarian Chapel, All Saints Road, Sidmouth. See Contact Us for a map.

Open every Friday
For donations: 11:00 to 15:00
For client collections: 13.00 to 15:00

Food is distributed using a voucher system. Any of the agencies below can be contacted, your need will then be assessed and a voucher issued. Clients will then need to take the voucher to the Food Bank and exchange it for food during opening hours.

  • East Devon District Council 01395 516551 (Note: moving to Honiton in February 2019)
  • Citizens Advice Bureau at Sidmouth Library 03444 111 444
  • Jobcentre plus (Honiton, which covers Sidmouth) 0800 1690190
  • Sid Valley Help 01395 892011 or 07378 964521
  • Sidmouth Childrens Centre, Chambers Close, Sidmouth 01395 576786
  • Gateway 07980 023202
  • Mustard Seed Cafe, All Saints Road Sidmouth¬† 01395 512225
  • Parent Support Advisor 01395 572949
  • Health Visitors, Midwives, School Nurses
  • Devon & Cornwall Police
  • Social Services
  • Local Schools
  • Local Churches
  • Sidmouth Health Centre, Blackmore Drive, Sidmouth 01395 512601
  • Beacon Health Centre, Sedemuda Road, Sidmouth (near Waitrose) 01395 512601