Where to go for help, food or advice over the festivities.

Advice for those seeking help over the festive season.

We are only too aware that the festive season can be problematic for some.

There are several organisations offering hot food on certain days throughout the city, listed on the attached picture. Social Bite café will be open at 516 Union Street, AB10 1TT, from 12-3pm on the 24th December and 12-4pm on the 25th December, specifically for those who are homeless.

Cfine offer a comprehensive list of where food and services can be accessed: https://www.cfine.org/news/christmas-and-new-year-opening-times

The city council has a list that can be accessed here: https://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/services/housing/homelessness/times-and-places-collect-free-food

Anyone who needs to access to homelessness assistance and temporary accommodation on public holidays and during the Christmas to New Year period should call the Council Homelessness Out of Hours Helpline on 0800 917 6379.