Tackling Poverty
Building Resilience

Accessing emergency food and help with benefits and budgeting during COVID-19

At the start of the coronavirus outbreak, we made adjustments to the delivery of our services to continue to support our community during the pandemic. Read more to find out how you can get help with food and advice on benefits and budgeting.


Our SAFE support workers can help you with benefits, budgeting, debt advice and support.



Donate money

Your donations are vital in helping us maintain a holistic support system for vulnerable people across the northeast of Scotland. Find out how your contributions support our beneficiaries.



Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £114,201.23

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Fundraising for CFINE raises vital cash that helps us support vulnerable local people. Bake sales, sponsored swims, and our annual Appetite for Change challenge are great examples, but we wouldn't want to limit your imagination!



Volunteer for us

Want to make a difference? Volunteering is a great way of learning new skills, gaining experience, and meeting new people!



Vegaroonitoon fruit and vegetable box delivery

CFINE is delivering fruit and vegetable boxes around Aberdeen directly to your door. Place an order today for an affordable and good quality produce box and support our development work in priority communities throughout Aberdeen.


Author: Flora Kovecses

Keep Growing Aberdeen - Seedling Sharing Project

Keep Growing Aberdeen is a seedling sharing project formed by a new partnership between CFINE, One Seed Forward, Tullos Community Garden, and Granite City Good Food. If you are interested in food growing, read more for details


Author: Flora Kovecses


  • Keep Growing Aberdeen Report 2020

    The Keep Growing Aberdeen Project started in 2020 spring with the purpose of encouraging the local community to grow food at home. Read more to find out about the impact of this fantastic project during its first year! Read more

  • How to access help during lockdown

    We continue to support our community during lockdown. We are here for you if you need a helping hand during these difficult times, so read more to find out how can you access support. Read more

  • Period Products Bill

    We are delighted to see Scotland taking the lead in ending period poverty by providing access to free sanitary products for everyone who needs them. Read more to find out about CFINE's involvement in the Bill! Read more


  • More on pruning

    Some terms defined, how and where to make cuts, pruning deciduous shrubs Read more

  • Getting to grips with pruning

    The first of two articles explaining the nuts and bolts of pruning. Why are plants so like teenagers? Thinking about the hows and the whys. Read more

  • The root of the matter

    The soil comprises the niche of the roots, as does the compost for houseplants. How can we keep it healthy? Why do soils vary so much? Read more