Festive Opening Times, Food Provision and Support Services

This winter third sector organisations are delivering food provision and support services to keep people connected this Christmas.

We’ve collated information from organisations across Dundee, if you know of a service or group running over the festive period please email [email protected] for inclusion on this page.

Photo Credit: Whitfield Camera Club

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action opening times

Our buildings at Number Ten, Lochee Hub and Link Up Whitfield will all close on Thursday 24th December and re-open on Monday 10th January. Staff and volunteers will not be working over this period but we will be delivering some services to existing service users. Follow us on social media,  or email us at [email protected] and we will respond on our return.

Places to eat in Dundee over the festive period

Positive Steps have collated the below list of food provision. Information is accurate as of Thursday 16th December. *Please note some services might be liable to changes.

20th December Hot meal at The Steeple Church, 1-3pm.

21st December Food for thought, bag of shopping for £2 (pick your own items) Open 9-5pm, Charleston Community Centre, 66 Craigowan Road, DD2 4NL

21st December  Free hot meal Open 9-5pm, Charleston Community Centre, 66 Craigowan Road, DD2 4NL

22nd December  Free 2 or 3 course meal Meadowside St Pauls Church (Next to Mecca Bingo, Nethergate, entrance down the side on the building) 11am-2pm, lunch served at 12pm, 118 Nethergate, DD1 4EH

23rd December Free food parcel Open 9-5pm, Charleston Community Centre, 66 Craigowan Road, DD2 4NL

23rd December  Hot meal at the Steeple Church, 1-3pm.

23rd December Free hot meal 11am-1pm. Food larder also open until 5pm. Kirkton Community Centre, Derwent Avenue, DD3 0AX

24th December  Free 2 or 3 course meal Meadowside St Pauls Church (Next to Mecca Bingo, Nethergate, entrance down the side on the building) 11-2pm, lunch served at 12pm. 118 Nethergate, DD1 4EH

25th December Free Christmas Day Food, 12-2pm, Lochee Community Larder, 5 Whorterbank, Lochee, DD2 3AA

27th December Roll/packed cold lunch take away and a hot drink at Eagles Wings, 10 Douglas Street, DD1 5AJ

28th December Roll/packed cold lunch take away and a hot drink at Eagles Wings, 10 Douglas Street, DD1 5AJ

29th December Roll/packed cold lunch take away and a hot drink at Eagles Wings, 10 Douglas Street, DD1 5AJ

29th December Free 2 or 3 course meal Meadowside St Pauls Church (Next to Mecca Bingo, Nethergate, entrance down the side on the building) 11-2pm, lunch served at 12pm, 118 Nethergate, DD1 4EH

30th December Hot meal at The Steeple Church, 1-3pm.

31st December  Free 2 or 3 course meal Meadowside St Pauls Church (Next to Mecca Bingo, Nethergate, entrance down the side on the building) 11-2pm, lunch served at 12pm, 118 Nethergate, DD1 4EH

Faith In Community also have a list of Food Provision with Christmas and New Year Opening Times

To keep up-to-date with provision in the new year follow Faith In Community Dundee on Facebook.

Advice and Support

Dundee City Council have collated an Advice and Support for Citizens page that ‘gives advice and guidance to help families and communities support each other in these difficult times, and signposts to where urgent help can be accessed for those who need it.’ This includes what people should do if asked to self-isolate under the Test and Protect scheme, and the help they can get.

Dundee Carers Centre have an extensive list of services available on their website and have been sharing 12 Days of Support Services over the Festive Period over on their Carers of Dundee Facebook Page including updates for carers from Penumbra and The Corner.


            

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