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L30 Centre (Next to The Grange School)

Stonyfield, Netherton, L30 0QS

11am - 2pm

Waterloo Town Hall

(access from carpark)

Great Georges Road, L21 4LB

1pm - 3pm


Caradoc Mission

165 Seaforth Road, L21 4LB

11am - 2pm


Litherland Youth & Community Centre (Boysie)

41 Sefton Road, Litherland, L21 9HD

11am - 2pm

The Kings Church, Drummond Rd, Thornton



St. Oswald's Church Centre

Ronald Ross Ave, Netherton L30 5RD

11am - 2pm

Waterloo Town Hall

1pm - 3pm


St. Leonard's Youth & Community Centre

60 Peel Road, Bootle, L20 4RW

10:30am - 2:30pm

Linacre Mission

123-129 Linacre Road, Litherland, L21 8NS

11am - 2pm

Waterloo Town Hall

1pm - 3pm

For enquiries contact us on: 

07580 156311 or 0151 933 1300

or email: info@southseftonandcrosby.foodbank.org.uk


We rely on food donations to feed local people in crisis. From pasta to puddings, please give in-date non-perishable food. Click here to download our shopping list.

From time to time Crosby Area Foodbank receives surplus stock of particular items. Rather than allowing these to go to waste, we may pass them on to other local projects or Trussell Trust foodbank. 

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Foodbank video

Foodbank video


Mum-of-two Jennifer McDonald had to turn to a foodbank last Friday because she didn't have enough money to buy food for the weekend.

The 31-year-old, from Crosby, had her benefits stopped for three months in December after she missed an appointment at the job centre because she was looking after her daughter who had been sent home from school ill.

She is given a hardship allowance of £41 a week from the government but by the time she has paid her energy bills there is little left for food.

Jennifer, whose children stay with their dad during the week and with her at weekends, first visited a foodbank in January.

Speaking to the Sunday ECHO at the Crosby Area Foodbank at Waterloo Town Hall, she said: “I just didn’t know what I was going to do next. It’s amazing. Since I’ve found out about this it’s really saved my life. Imagine not being able to feed your kids, this is a huge support.”

Foodbanks are intended to be a one-off solution but Jennifer has been struggling so much since her benefits were sanctioned that she had been forced to use them six times this year.

But the mum has now turned a corner and has secured a job as a chef which she will start as soon as her CRB check is cleared.

Jennifer says it is thanks to the foodbank that she has been able to do this.

Trussell Trust foodbanks

The Trussell Trust foodbank network works in partnership with local churches and organisations to bring foodbanks to communities across the UK. There are now over 400 foodbanks in the network. Find out about our national network here