What to do if you need help with food or household items

Liskeard & Looe Foodbank

Providing food to people in crisis. To access the foodbank you will need a voucher, check their website for more information

Website: liskeardlooe.foodbank.org.uk
Tel: 07512 011452
Email: liskeard.foodbank@gmail.com

Community Treasure Chest

CTC specialise in recycling furniture and every household item including beds, sofas cookers, kettles, clothes and cups. You might actually find a kitchen sink there too!

What is really special however items are sold at a PRICE that is RIGHT for the individual. CTC is open to ALL the general public but prides itself at helping those who are facing hardship. Whatever situation homeless, house fire, fleeing domestic violence, a young or elderly person struggling to set up home or a working household who just can’t afford a necessity item we can provide FREE HOUSEHOLD ITEMS TO HELP YOU.

The shop is at 2 Barras Place, however, they are currently having building work done and are not open to the public. If you have specific items you need then contact them and they will let you know what is in stock or check their Facebook page as they will advertise available items which you can arrange to collect.

Liskeard Community Fridge

Liskeard Community Fridge – an innovative resource for everyone in the community with the aim to make use of food that would otherwise go to waste.

The Community Fridge has temporarily relocated to Unit 2, The Guildhall in Fore Street (the old Pengelly’s fish shop), hours vary so check their Facebook page for the latest information.

Food donations accepted – please see Facebook for further information.

Lighthouse Food Club

Lighthouse Food Club has an annual membership of £4, you can then access food boxes for £3.50 which contain items worth £15-£20 including fresh fruit and veg, meat, dairy and store cupboard essentials.

It’s available to anyone living in the Liskeard and Looe area who is in a vulnerable position, that might be being isolated, elderly, disabled, or on a low income. The only criteria for joining the Food Club will be to have an initial consultation with one of the Lighthouse Team within the first 3 months of signing up and proof of address.

Due to high demand there is currently a waiting list, contact Lighthouse for more information.

Lighthouse is based at Unit 6b Heathlands, Liskeard, opening times are Tuesdays 12-6pm and Thursdays 10am-4pm.

Real Junk Food Project

A network of Cafes that use surplus food that would otherwise be thrown away to create meals for people to enjoy on a pay as you feel basis.

Their pop up shop in Liskeard is not operating at the moment. If you are in need, you can contact them via their Facebook page, email realjunkfoodplymouth@gmail.com or call 07923 294232.