Covid-19 / Coronavirus Information


Council remain committed to helping its citizens receive essential services and emergency provision where required throughout the Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic situation.

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Foodbanks accepting donations to help those in need

Donations to the community foodbanks across Mid and East Antrim Borough Council area can now be left at Smiley Building, Larne Larne Town Hall and Ardeevin in Ballymena between the hours of 9am -5pm

Supplies of the following basic, long-life foodstuffs are particularly welcome at this time. Please ensure all items are in date:

  • All sauces, for example, curries, Bolognese etc 
  • Baby food
  • Boxes to distribute hampers to the isolated
  • Cereal (multi-packs) 
  • Cleaning products
  • Coffee
  • Custard
  • Diluting juice /breakfast juice  
  • Dried rice
  • Dry rice 
  • Flour 
  • Gloves
  • Gravy granules
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Long life juice
  • Nappies 
  • Packet pasta/rice/noodles  
  • Pet food 
  • Rice pudding
  • Sugar
  • Sugar 
  • Tea
  • Tinned meat
  • Tinned potatoes, vegetables 
  • Tinned tomatoes  
  • Toilet rolls
  • Toiletries 
  • UHT Milk 
  • Wipes

Ballymena Foodbank:

T: 028 2542 2543

Ballymena Foodbank


Larne foodbank can be contacted by phoning Joan on

T: 07443435404 to arrange for donations.

To access the foodbank service please see their website or contact Joan on the above number.

Larne Foodbank


Carrickfergus foodbank can be contacted by email 

E: or by Facebook messenger.

T: 07515 559 409

Open: Wednesday and Friday, 10am - 12noon.

Carrickfergus Foodbank


Please contact Whitehead Storehouse by phoning or texting

T: 07596213763 or you can send an email to