CFINE continues to provide support during lockdown

In line with government guidance, the following information outlines current support services available.

Emergency Food Delivery

If you are running low on food and essential items due to financial constraints, please contact us on 01224 596156/ 0800 0304 713 (free number) or at [email protected] and we will arrange for an emergency parcel to be delivered to your home.  

Parcels can be ordered Monday to Friday between 8 am-4 pm.

What’s in an emergency parcel?

  • Ambient goods and non-chilled items, such as pasta, pasta sauces, tins, rice;
  • Sanitary products (on request);
  • Toiletries (on request).

*Support workers, voluntary groups and other charities are also welcomed to get in touch with us to request food for their beneficiaries.

SAFE Team Support Service

If you are experiencing financial difficulty and would like advice and help to navigate the welfare system, please contact is on 01224 531386 or 0800 953 4330 (free number) Monday to Friday between 9 am - 5 pm.

You can also make an enquiry through the website or at [email protected].


To safeguard our Pantry members, volunteers and staff, the pantries remain closed until further notice. If you are already a Pantry member and need help with food, please contact us on 07311 652513.

Please note, we are not accepting new membership requests at the moment.

Fareshare Scotland 

We can support community groups and charities who are currently providing food aid to their communities with the provision of food supplies. Contact us on 01224 596156 or at [email protected] to discuss how we can help you.

Volunteering at CFINE

If you have spare time and you would like to help us maintain our vital support services, please get in touch with us at [email protected] or on 01224596156 to find out more about the currently available volunteering roles.

Aberdeen City Council Emergency Helpline

Aberdeen City Council has launched a free emergency telephone helpline to prioritise support to the most vulnerable and at-risk individuals and families during the coronavirus outbreak. The free telephone number 0800 0304 713 will be staffed from 8am-6pm Monday to Friday.  

Similar advice and information is also available on issues such as housing, health, food, heating, finance and schools on the Coronavirus COVID-19 page of the Council’s website, which is being regularly updated.