Food Train is a Scottish Registered Charity offering a range of services, provided by volunteers, to support older people in Scotland. Services include grocery shopping and home deliveries(Food Train Shopping) and, household support (Food Train at Home) , befriending (Food Train Friends), outreach library provision and reading (Food Train Library) and neighbourhood meal sharing (Food Train Meal Making).
Advice & Support
Food train services are available to anyone over the age of 65 living in a Food Train area.
Costs- Food Train Service
It costs £5 per delivery, which is paid alongside the cost of your shopping. There is a £1 annual membership to pay, which also entitles you to use any other service we have in your area.
Cost- Food Train at Home
Costs will vary depending on the size of your job and the time required to complete it. Jobs cost from £3 upwards and we will always advise you of the cost prior to commencement. There is a £1 annual membership to pay, which also entitles you to use any other service we have in your area.
Cost - Food Train Meal Maker
Anyone over the age of 55 who is living in Scotland can use the service. It costs £24 a year, which is paid alongside a £1 annual membership, totaling £25 per year to pay which entitles you to use any other Food Train service in your area.