We have also compiled information for this Southwark-wide map for our communities, volunteers, and frontline workers, showing the community resources available. Find out more about the map here.

Southwark food map

We have also produced a Southwark food map. Our Southwark Food Action Alliance team has collaborated with Community Mapping to map all the food related activities within Southwark. We have mapped essential services such as Foodbanks, Community fridges, Community meals and local delivery services during COVID-19. Find out more about the map here. 


Pecan are the charity who are responsible for Southwark Food Bank. You can find out more about the services they offer, including how to refer residents to them on their website here. They offer help that goes beyond a simple food parcel – they follow up with support around employment, budgeting, debt management, and cooking.

Peckham Pantry

Peckham Pantry is a membership scheme that will make your money go further.

For a weekly subscription of £4.50, members of Peckham Pantry will be able to buy food - including fresh fruit and veg and store cupboard favourites - to the value of £15.  It aims to:

  • Reduce shopping bills
  • Provide relevant advice and support;
  • Operate a Credit Union savings scheme;
  • And create opportunities for members to be more active in their community.

The Peckham Pantry has moved from home delivery back to pantry sessions at St Luke's from Wednesday 24 June 2020. Please email [email protected] for all enquiries.  See more info on their website here.

Central Southwark Community Hub

CSCH’s main remit is to provide emergency food parcels to people across different locations in Southwark. They also focus on other areas, including providing a holiday club and a community café. Find out more

Camberwell Community Fridge

The Camberwell Community Fridge is based at the Albrighton Centre and re-distributes surplus food to those who need it. Unlike other food banks it offers fresh food. The also run a youth centre and other activities. Find out more by calling 020 7737 6186, or visiting their website here.

Southwark council

Southwark council runs a hardship fund – a one off payment that Southwark residents can apply for here

It also supports residents via its Southwark Emergency Support Scheme (SESS), which can help individuals if they are a Southwark resident facing a crisis and needs help. SESS provides goods, such as white goods, flooring, bedding, clothing or food. 

Southwark Emergency Support telephone number: 020 7525 2434. Or apply online here.

Southwark Wellbeing Hub

The Southwark Wellbeing Hub provides support to people who are seeking help with their mental wellbeing. They provide information, wellbeing workshops, help with navigating services, and peer support. They also host a directory of services available to residents. Find out more

Work Well

South London and Maudsley have a project which helps people with mental health problems find paid work. They provide one-to-one career coaching, which includes CV writing, interview skills, support with benefits, housing or debt problems, to help people find a job that is right for them.

For further information call 020 3228 2041 or email: [email protected]