Methodist Social Services

Contact Name

Kim Penny

Street Address

663 Main Street
Palmerston North Central
Palmerston North 4410
New Zealand

Contact Phone

06-350 0307

Operating Hours

Tuesdays and Fridays 12.30 - 2.30pm

Service Type

Service Offered

Methodist Social Services offer a Food Bank service that will provide a family with a food package that is intended to last a few days.

Service Other

Methodist Social Services offer councelling services. They connect people with an intervention and advocacy service (Manawatu Community Law Centre). They also offer family education, anger management, managing challenges, managing grief and loss, 'Friends for Life' (managing anxiety), and parenting through separation services.

Service Restrictions

Methodist Social Services requires clients to present photo ID, such as a driver's licence, when using the food bank service. Customers may recieve two food packages per year without any further requirements. If a third food package is required within the year, the client will be required to enrol in Methodist Social Services' budgeting support, or social work service.

Service Area

The service is available to families and individuals who are residents of Palmerston North.

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Donation Point

The drop off point for any one wishing to donate is 663 Main Street, Palmerston North. They are always grateful for donations of food, with the following items being particularly appreciated: Tinned fish/meat, tinned fruit and vegetables, eggs, bacon, meat, cheese, rice and pasta, wheetbix, cornflakes, ricebubbles, porridge, muesli, and baked beans. They also appreciate donations of empty egg cartons as they have a generous supporter who gives them trays of eggs.