Need support? Together We Can, our COVID-19 community response helpline, is open from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday for people in vital need of food and essential household items. Phone 0300 123 7052. (Please be aware that the Together We Can Helpline and BCP Crisis Payments Helpline are closed on Bank Holidays.)

Together We Can

Whether you are self isolating, extremely vulnerable, or struggling with money Together We Can (opens in a new window) can provide help and support for you to get food. 

Unable to get to the shops or housebound?

Together We Can (opens in a new window) may be able to help if you are unable to get to the shops.

Meal providers

Please see our directory for a full list of meal providers.  On this page are providers that have been confirmed as responding to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Grocery delivery

Many of the major supermarkets offer grocery delivery.  See our Shopping for and preparing food page for a list.

You may find that smaller shops local to you will be happy to put items by for you for collection by a friend or neighbour, or may deliver, so it is worth phoning them to ask.


Crumbs at home - Collection or delivery.  Ready meals, pasta night specials, from the bakery, afternoon tea and authentic Indian for two:

Patisserie Mark Bennett - Delivery for orders over £10, payment over the phone, delivery within 3 miles of any of their shops (Ashley Cross, Bakehouse, Broadstone, Lilliput & Penn Hill). Call 01202 059444 between 7.30am and 11am for same-day delivery

Dovey's Frozen Foods - & Facebook Page or call 01202 622322. From 11 May limited service with deliveries on Fridays for Bournemouth, Poole, Ringwood, Dorchester and Swanage

Oakhouse Foods - Minimum £10 order, full range of frozen products available, plus some fresh products including milk and eggs, and texture-modified foods. New customers welcome. or call 01202 814179

Phoenix Frozen Foods - Deliver to Christchurch, Poole, Ringwood, Wimborne and some surrounding areas. Minimum order of £15 for free delivery. or call 01903 215170

The Schooner Restaurant - Offering meal delivery at lunch times for people local to Southbourne. Call 01202 431609

Peppermill Southbourne - Restaurant in Southbourne offering delivery to vulnerable and self-isolating people. They offer roast dinners or traditional meals for £8 delivered to people in Southbourne area. Call 01202 426320 or email


Poole Convenience Store, 72 High Street, Poole - Orders only between 7am and 9am  Call 01202 677266. Please have your shopping list ready. Offering ordering and payment over the phone, working with volunteers to collect and deliver. Essential items including a small frozen selection, canned goods and hygiene products.

Co-op Oakdale - Order online using Deliveroo only

Pamphill Dairy and Farm Shop - Minimum order of £20. Phone orders with delivery to Wimborne, Broadstone and surrounding areas, plus zero-contact collection service. Call 01202 880618

The Stocks Inn, Wimborne - Call between 9am and midday Monday to Wednesday to reserve order for delivery Tuesday to Friday. See their grocery essentials list at  and call 01202 882481

Faast Fruit and Veg - Can do fruit and veg box. Root veg £10, veg and salad £20, fruit £15. Contact, or call 01202 512000

Griffs Butchers, Broadstone - Free delivery to Broadstone, £3 delivery charge for rest of Poole area or free delivery with £30+ order. 01202 605172 or email

Paul Keating Butchers, Wimborne - Free delivery over £25 within 5-mile radius. Contact or call 01202 883078

PJ Jones The Butchers - Deliveries to Whitecliff. Call 07902 008449

Smokeys Burgers Ashley Road - Supplying various meats. Message on Facebook:

Broadway Hengistbury Head - Deliveries to vulnerable people in the Southbourne and Tuckton area and within a 3-mile radius of the shop. Wide range of groceries including flour, eggs, yeast and frozen goods. Call 01202 245409 or 07468 565417

Food on the Loose - Zero waste food service offering free delivery.

TD Fruits - Delivery of general groceries. Call 01202 428994

Olio - Share food locally:

Crown Foods - Frozen and ambient food home delivery service (delivery area extended to include Bournemouth): 

ShopForYou - phone to order your supermarket shopping and it will be delivered to your door by your chosen supermarket: see ShopForYou in our directory

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