We have been humbled by the generous offers of support from individuals, community organisations, faith groups and local businesses, with many keen to volunteer in any way they can. If you or your organisation can assist at this time, please get in touch.

Please find below a list of community groups who can offer help and assistance:

Cumnock and Doon

Community resilience groups information
Area/group nameAssistance offeredDay and timeHow to contactContact nameContact details

Auchinleck

Auchinleck Christian Fellowship

  • Continue with Foodbank provision from own hall from August 2020
  • Collection only

Thursday 

2pm-3pm

Facebook page or phone

No requirement to pre-order

Ian Robertson

Auchinleck Christian Fellowship Facebook page

or 07734 709834

Cumnock

CAMPS

Barrhill Centre

  • Emergency food parcels
  • Will assist with collection or delivery of shopping for self-isolation

Tuesday and Thursday

11am-2pm

Contact via East Ayrshire Council Community Worker

Email or phone by 4pm previous day

Emma Waugh

Ciss McCreadie

01563 554400

secretary@camps.me.uk

Dalmellington and Bellsbank

The Zone

  • Food larder provision
  • Collection only
  • Can arrange for pick up for delivery by East Ayrshire Council if needed

Monday to Friday

9am-2pm

Phone or email

Elaine Stewart

01292 551888 or 07872 149679

Elaine.stewart@the-zone-online.co.uk

Drongan

The Drongan Helping Hands

Community Centre

  • Food larder continuing
  • Click and collect only at present
  • Deliver to the elderly and those who have difficulty walking (only on same day)
  • Will require support with deliveries 

Tuesday 

10am-12noon

Phone, email or click and collect option

Hayley Watson

07868 190988

hylykyc22@gmail.com

Logan

Day Centre

Community Larder

  • Larder provision
  • Open to anyone Including referrals from East Ayrshire Council
  • Five items for £1 maximum spend £10
  • Collection only but will deliver if health reasons apply

Thursdays

10am-12pm

 

Phone, attend centre

Kerri Haining

Justine Conn

O7821 544859

07474 284455

or contact through Facebook private message

Muirkirk 

Auchinleck Christian Fellowship, Community Hub, Furnace Road

  • Foodbank collection only

Friday 

11am-12pm

Phone or Facebook page

No need to pre-order

Ian Robertson

07734 709834 or  Auchinleck Christian Fellowship Facebook page

 

Netherthird

Community Centre

Community Larder

  • Larder continues
  • Membership £1
  • Anyone can become a member
  • Four items for £1 maximum spend £5 
  • Collection only

Tuesday and Thursday 

10am-12pm

 

Maggie Campbell

Centre Number

07856 228426

jamielor@aol.com

01290 428630

New Cumnock

Working Men's Club

Community Hub Larder

  • Larder continues - open to anyone
  • Four items for £1 maximum spend £10
  • Membership £1
  • Collection only but will deliver if health reasons apply

Monday 

10am-12pm

Phone 

Heather Montgomery

07484 331888

heathermontgomery70@gmail.com

Patna

  • Food larder provision - collection only via The Zone, Dalmellington
  • Can arrange for pick up for delivery by EAC  if needed 

Monday - Friday 

9am-2pm

Email or Phone 

Elaine Stewart

01292 551888 or 07872149679

elaine.stewart@the-zone-online.co.uk

Rankinston

Community Association

The Rankinston Community Centre

  • Food larder now open
  • Emergency food parcels available for delivery only

Monday 9.30am-11.30am

Tuesday 7pm-8pm

Wednesday 3pm - 5pm

Thursday 9.30am-11.30am

Phone

Bell Wagstaff

01292 590759

07794 515564

Kilmarnock

Community resilience groups information
Area/group nameAssistance offeredDay and timeHow to contactContact nameContact details

Crosshouse

  • Larder open both collection (drop-in) and delivery

Tuesday and Friday 

12pm-3pm

Phone

Janice Smyth

07787 90341

Galston Gospel Hall Mobile Foodbank
  • Available for anyone through self-referral for pick up
  • Can deliver to elderly or housebound. Main distribution to be encouraged by pick up.

Thursdays 7.30pm at Brewland Street Car Park

8pm at Newmilns Gilfoot Playing Fields

Phone or Facebook page Paul & Rachel Jenkinson

07880 199098

Galston Gospel Hall Facebook page 

Kilmarnock

Onthank

NWKLEUS

  • Food larder
  • Anyone can become a member
  • Membership £1
  • Only one bag of items at £2 delivered at present

Thursdays

11am-2pm

Deliveries only at present

Phone

Marlene Hay

07366 147178

marlenehay6@gmail.com

Kilmarnock North

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

  • Local Free Food Provision and some clothing if required to Kilmarnock North Area

Monday 

7.30pm-8.15pm

Email or drop in on a Monday evening to Society of St Vincent De Paul (Scotland) 

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Kirkton Road, Kilmarnock, kA3 2DF

Collete Lamberth

olmc_ssyp@icloud.com

Kilmarnock

Shortlees

(including Bellfield and Riccarton)

Shortlees Community Association

  • Larder provision in place
  • A small charge is requested for all items up to a maximum of 25 items per shop
  • Will assist with deliveries where possible and access can be granted for pick-up and delivery by East Ayrshire Council if group unavailable to deliver

Wednesday 

1.30pm-3.30pm

Collection only

Phone or email

Sally-Anne Dixon

Davey Leggat

01563 508080 (option 3)

enquiries@shortleesca.co.uk

Kilmarnock Town Centre

East Ayrshire Churches Homelessness Action (EACHa)

  • Distribution of food parcels (two days food) from New Laigh Kirk, John Dickie Street, Kilmarnock

Wednesday 

12pm-2pm

No drop-ins at present

Email

Janice Grant

Janice.grant@hotmail.co.uk

Kilmarnock

London Road

The Corner Cupboard

Muslim Education Centre
57 London Road

Kilmarnock

  • Larder provision
  • Collection only

Saturday

10.30am-1pm

 Phone  Tariq  07944 193 674

Stewarton and Irvine Valley

Community resilience groups information
Area/group nameAssistance offeredDay and timeHow to contactContact nameContact details

Newmilns

Coronavirus Support Group

  • Food larder provision

Friday

12pm-3pm in Church Hall

Phone, email or Facebook page

General Number

07752 295948

Weel84@icloud.com

Newmilns coronavirus support Facebook page

Stewarton

Potter's Church

  • Food larder at Annick Centre
  • £3 annual membership fee (low price food availability)

Saturday

10am-12pm

Phone

Janice Wilkie

07929 157482

Stewarton

St Columba's Church

  • Foodbank provision

Tuesday and Friday 

4pm-6pm

Phone to arrange a pick up time

 

01563 550951

CVO East Ayrshire Ltd

  • Foodbank service (three days food)
  • Delivery only at present
  • Must register

Monday to Friday 

9am-4.30pm

Phone or Facebook

 

01563 550951

CVO East Ayrshire Ltd Facebook page

 

Contact Information

Council Headquarters
London Road
Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire
KA3 7BU
Contact us online: www.eastayrshi.re/contactus
Save time, do it online: www.our.east-ayrshire.gov.uk
Telephone: 01563 554400
Textphone: 01563 576167
24 Hour Emergency Helpline: 0345 724 0000 (local rate)

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