Everyone should have the chance to enjoy Christmas – and have food and shelter at the very least.

York Food Poverty Alliance have collated all the places offering free or low-cost food in the city over the holidays.

And they have also put together a list of services for homeless people during the next couple of weeks.

Full details below.

Free or low-cost food in York

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DateDetailsLocationTime
Christmas EveChill in the Community food hampers are available to collect: please Facebook message or email
contact@chillinthecommunity.co.uk if no answer on 01904
787008 *cafe not open*Chill Cafe, Front St, Acomb, Y024 3BJUntil 6:30pm
Thursday 27th DecLuke's Larder: Pay-as-you-feel groceries for allSt Luke's Church Hall, Burton Stone Lane, YO30 6DG10am-11am
Friday 28th DecLuke's Larder: Pay-as-you-feel groceries for allSt Luke's Church Hall, Burton Stone Lane, YO30 6DG10am-11am
Monday 31st DecRed Tower Community Hub: Pay-As-You feel Soup 'n' Sandwich, Food shop + LEGO Play!Red Tower, Foss Islands Road, Y031 7UL11.30am-2pm
Wednesday 2nd JanChill in the Community Cafe re-opens: regular cafe, informal food bank, advice & supportChill Cafe, Front St, Acomb, Y024 3BJ9am-4pm
Thursday 3rd JanSt Wulstan's pop-up Cafe & Food store by Planet Food: Pay-As-You-Feel, healthy hot lunches48 Fossway, York Y031 8SL10:30-2pm
Bellfarm Community Club Drop-In: Free lunch. Play & advice / support availableBell Farm Social Hall, Roche Avenue, Y031 9BBNoon-4pm
Friday 4th JanCafe to be confirmed! Check @yorkfoodpoverty on Facebook
Monday 7th JanRed Tower Community Hub: Pay-As-You feel hot lunch. Food shop + advice / support from HealthwatchRed Tower, Foss Islands Road, Y031 7UL11.30am-2pm

Homeless services over the holiday period

Sunday 23rd December
Kitchen for Everyone York (KEY)- Spurriergate Centre – 8.00am to 10.00am
Helping Other People In Need Group (HOPING) – Kings Square – 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Food Not Bombs – St Helen’s Square – TBC

Christmas Eve
Carecent – St Saviourgate – 8.45am to 10.15am

Christmas Day
Carecent – St Saviourgate – noon to 2pm

Boxing Day
Carecent – St Saviourgate – 8.45am to 10.15am
Kitchen for Everyone York (KEY) – Spurriergate Centre – 5pm to 7pm

Thursday 27th December
Carecent – St Saviourgate – 8.45am to 10.15am
Never Give Up – Michael Le Belfry – 4pm to 5.30pm

Friday 28th December
Carecent – St Saviourgate – 8.45am to 10.15am
Food not Bombs – St Helens Square – TBC

Saturday 29th December
Carecent – St Saviourgate – 8.45am to 10.15am
Kitchen for Everyone York (KEY) – Outreach around the city – 9.00pm to 10.30pm

Sunday 30th December
Kitchen for Everyone York (KEY) – Spurriergate Centre – 8am to 10am
Helping Other People In Need Group (HOPING) – Kings Square – 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Monday 31st December
Carecent – St Saviourgate – 8.45am to 10.15am

Tuesday 1st January 2019
Carecent – St Saviourgate – 8.45am to 10.15am
Kitchen for Everyone York (KEY) – Spurriergate Centre – 6.30pm to 8.00pm