Food banks can provide food and other support to local people in crisis. You can find a list of food banks and other food services on East Sussex 1Space:

Local food partnerships

Local food partnerships bring together emergency food providers, sustainable food businesses and schemes to tackle food waste:

Huggg food vouchers for school holidays

All children (aged 2-19) who are eligible for free school meals or for early years funding for low-income households can get Huggg food vouchers for school holidays. Find out more on our page about free school meals.

Holiday Food and Fun clubs

A range of activities and food is available during school holidays at our holiday food and fun clubs. It’s free for children on benefit-related free school meals:

National food waste services

  • Love food hate waste
    Simple hacks, tips and guidance to make the most of your food at home.
  • Too Good To Go
    Sign up to get food that would be thrown away by shops and restaurants at a reduced price.

Healthy Start

If you’re more than 10 weeks pregnant or have a child under 4, the Healthy Start scheme can help you buy healthy foods like milk or fruit and vegetables. You need to be claiming certain benefits to qualify.