Are you struggling to buy food this week?

If you are struggling to feed yourself or your family somewhere in Rossendale, then help is at hand.

Food Boxes- these are hosted by local residents across Rossendale and residents can take the food they need from a box for free, and can donate to a box when they are able to.

Food boxes are located at:

  • Whitewell Bottom Food Box, The bus shelter outside Whitewell Bottom Community Centre on Burnley Road East. 24 hrs.
  • Rawtenstall Food Box, 86 Burnley Road, Daily 9.00am-8.00pm
  • Rawtenstall Bank Street/Ormerod Street
  • Crawshawbooth Food Box, outside The Village Centre, Adelaide Street Daily 9.00am-5.00pm
  • Haslingden Food Box, at the top of Ryefield Avenue West, Daily 10am- 7pm
  • Lumb Food Box, Burnley Road East, Lumb opposite Lumb Green, Open 24hrs.
  • Bacup Food Box, 33 Pennine Road, Daily 8am-10pm.
  • Waterfoot Food Box, Opposite Forshaws Groceries, Bacup Road, Waterfoot 10am-3pm
  • Edgeside Food Box, car park behind St Anne's Church, Ashworth Road.
  • Helmshore Food Box, Bus shelter outside Village Nursery, Helmshore rd.
  • Rockcliffe Road Food Box, top of Rockcliffe Road, Bacup.
  • Staghills Food Box, bus stop near The Boars Head.
  • Stacksteads Food Box, The New Hare and Hounds car park, 24hrs.
  • Edenfield Food Box, Sparrow Park.
  • Stubbins Food Box, Memorial Gardens.

Drop in Food Banks:

  • Positive Start, Bury Road, Rawtenstall, BB4 6AA.Friday 10 am – 11am
  • Trinity Baptist Church, Bank House Lane, Bacup. Fri 6pm-7pm, Wed 11-12am
  • Haslingden Community Link, Bury Road. Thursday morning
  • Crawshawbooth Village Centre and Community Library. Daily
  • The Whitworth Lighthouse Project can also provide food parcels- appointments to arrange this: 07922951096. Deliveries available if needed.

Food Parcels:

  • RAFT: Referrals can be made to RAFT for people in crisis through Citizens Advice on 0808 278 7975 or via housing associations, schools, health visitors and other agencies
  • Crawshawbooth Village Centre and Community Library. Emergency food parcels available daily.    Call 01706507167 to request help.

Produced by the Rossendale Community Support Network  

Sep 2021