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Nexus Care

Nexus Care is a not-for-profit organisation that provides a range of support including food parcels, prescriptions, utilities, fuel vouchers and rent assitance. Phone for an appointment.

Where:

151 Flockton St, Everton Park

Directions

Phone:

3353 7230

Night Ninjas

Night Ninjas is a food van for people living in Cleveland and Redland City who are unable to meet the essential needs of their families
Mon night feeds are at 7pm in Bloomfield Street Park.Day Call Out Teams operate Mon-Fri providing food hampers, tents, sleeping bags, clothing and essential items.

Where:

Bloomfield Street Park, Cleveland

Directions

Phone:

0417 668 926

Nundah Neighbourhood Centre & Community Legal Service

Information and referral services are provided over the phone, in person or via our website regarding emergency relief, housing, family and parenting issues, legal issues & local Nundah services.

Where:

14 Station Street, Nundah

Directions

Phone:

3260 6820 

One Voice

Provides free showers from mobile van

Where:

Musgrave Park, 91 Cordelia St, South Brisbane

Directions

Open Doors

For LGBT youth aged 12-18 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and their families. (enter via Constance Street)

Where:

5 Green Square Close, Fortitude Valley

Directions

Phone:

3257 7660

Open Doors Reconnect Program

For LGBT youth aged 12 to 18 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and their families.
This may include finding accommodation, providing mediation with parents, schools & other family members, and providing support in a housing emergency crisis. Drop-ins let you meet other young LGBT in a safe and friendly environment where everyone can be themselves without judgement or expectation.

Where:

5 Green Square Close, Fortitude Valley

Directions

Phone:

3257 7660 

Open Haven

Open Haven provides long-term, ongoing support for women affected by domestic violence. Services include homemade dinners (snap frozen for convenience), Clothing & household items, English lessons and driving lessons.

Phone:

0451 533 237

Orange Sky - Laundry Cairns

Orange Sky is a free clothes washing and drying service from their mobile van. Some vans also offer showers. As these services may be cancelled, or the locations or times changed, please visit their website for the most up-to-date times and locations.

Pantry Assist

Pantry Assist provides food relief for people in need.

Where:

Annerley Church of Christ 459 Annerley Rd, Annerley

Directions

Phone:

3892 2568

Proserpine Community Centre

Prosperpine Community Centre is an information and referral hub. Access the Whitsunday Neighbourhood Centre's Emergency Relief program, on Mon Wed & Thu 11am-1pm. Accredited NILS (No Interest Loans Scheme) Centre.

Where:

36 Gardenia St, Proserpine

Directions

Phone:

07 4945 5915

Protea Place

Protea Place Women's Support Centre offers practical and professional support for single women in need. Showers, laundry, meals, clothing, toiletries, friendship and support with referrals to housing, health & DFV support services.

Where:

131 Russell St, Toowoomba

Directions

Queensland Government State Government Emergency Accommodation Links

Useful links to helpful organisations, community and public housing, and how to get Proof of ID.

Queensland Youth and Families Support Servicess (QYFSS) (was Goodna Youth Accommodation Service)

QYFSS (Queensland Youth & Family Support Services) provides food assitance to youth up to 25 years old. Food hamper collection is on Wednesdays and you must call or pre-order online.
They also have halth and hygiene products, showers and other programs.

Where:

1 Scott St, Goodna

Directions

Redland Community Centre Capalaba

Redland Community Centre provides emergency relief, food parcels, hygiene packs, new home starter packs, NILS, homeless packs, bill payment, pharmacy and crisis counseling for people living in the Redlands

Where:

29 Loraine St Capalaba

Directions

Phone:

3245 2117

Redland Community Centre Bay Island Community Hub

Bay Island Community Hub provides emergency relief, food parcels, hygiene packs, new home starter packs, NILS, homeless packs, bill payment, pharmacy and crisis counseling for people living on Macleay Island.

Where:

MACLEAY ISLAND

Directions

Phone:

3409 4722

Riverview Neighbourhood House

Riverview Neighbourhood House provides food vouchers and utilities support.
Two forms of ID with an address are required.

Where:

138 Old Ipswich Rd Riverview Q 4303

Directions

Phone:

3816 2111

Roma Community Hub - Maranoa Regional Council

The central location for many essential social services in the Maranoa, including St Vincent De Paul Society, the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network and Lifeline. They run an online directory of local services.

Where:

57 Bungil St, Roma

Directions

Roseberry Dignity Hub

Roseberry Dignity Hub provides access to free laundry and bathroom facilities, kitchenette (tea and coffee), perishable food items for those experiencing crisis, and information and referral to other services.

Where:

Roseberry House, 20 Rollo Street, Gladstone

Directions

Phone:

0427 751 639

Roseberry Qld

Roseberry provides a range of services for young people and families who are experiencing difficulty.

Where:

55 Denham Street, Rockhampton.

Directions

Phone:

07 4923 7700

Roseberry Youth and Family Services

Roseberry provides a range of services for young people and families who are experiencing difficulty. They offer various programs offering referral, advocacy, therapeutic and practical supports including family support and a Reconnect program for homeless youth.

Where:

21 Dawson Road, Gladstone

Directions

Phone:

07 4972 0047

Rosies

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

I've gone through Rosies schedule and put the suburbs that have a feed. With Wynnum 4178 there are edging suburbs that could be added: fortunately they share postcodes in most cases, but Manly and Lota are grouped into 4179 . So do we add? The same can be said for pretty much every other postcode. How best to approach this?

Directions

Phone:

07 3396 4267

Rosies Caboolture Branch

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

5 James St, Caboolture

Directions

Rosies Cairns

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Phone:

07 3396 4267

Rosies Beenleigh Branch

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

St George’s Anglican Church, 10 Tansey Street

Directions

Rosies Brisbane Branch + DigiAsk (Annerley)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

459 Annerley Rd, Annerley

Directions

Rosies Brisbane Branch + DigiAsk (Bowen Hills)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Jeays St Red Cross Comm. Centre, Bowen Hills

Directions

Rosies Rosies Brisbane City Branch

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Emma Miller Place, Roma St, CBD

Directions

Rosies Rosies Brisbane City Branch (Yeronga)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Brigadoon Boarding House Yeronga

Directions

Rosies Rosies Brisbane North Branch (South Brisbane)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Musgrave Park, Russell St, South Brisbane

Directions

Rosies Rosies Brisbane North Branch (Nundah)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Nundah Activity Centre, Jenner St, Nundah

Directions

Rosies Rosies Brisbane North Branch (Aspley)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Aspley BBQ, Rotary Park, Aspley

Directions

Rosies Rosies Gold Coast North - Southport/Nerang Branch (Southport)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Baden Powell Park, Southport

Directions

Rosies Rosies Gold Coast North - Southport/Nerang Branch (Nerang)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Bischof Park (Boat Park), Nerang

Directions

Rosies Rosies Gold Coast North - Surfers Paradise Branch

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

40 Hamilton Ave, Surfers Paradise

Directions

Rosies Rosies Gold Coast South - Burleigh Branch

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Carpark opposite Bowls Club, Burleigh Heads

Directions

Rosies Rosies Ipswich Branch (Queen's Park)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Queen’s Park

Directions

Rosies Rosies Ipswich Branch (Darcy Doyle Place)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

St Pauls Anglican Church, Darcy Doyle Place

Directions

Rosies Rosies Logan Branch

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Peoples Place Park (Car Park), Cnr Station Rd & Wembley Rd

Directions

Rosies Rosies Mareeba Branch

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Mareeba Magistrates

Directions

Rosies Rosies Mareeba Branch (Arnold Park)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Arnold Park (Skate Park), Mareeba

Directions

Rosies Rosies Sunshine Coast Branch (Bulcock Street)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Felicity Park, Bulcock St, Caloundra

Directions

Rosies Rosies Sunshine Coast Branch (Happy Valley)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Happy Valley, Caloundra

Directions

Rosies Rosies Toowoomba Branch

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Harlaxton Park

Directions

Rosies Rosies Toowoomba Branch (Wilsonton)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Wine Drive Park, Wilsonton

Directions

Rosies Rosies Wynnum Manly Branch (St Peter's)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

St Peter’s Anglican Church, Wynnum

Directions

Rosies Rosies Wynnum Manly Branch (Wynnum Community Place)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Wynnum Community Place, Wynnum

Directions

Rosies Rosies Wynnum Manly Branch (Charlotte & Tingal St)

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.

Where:

Cnr of Charlotte and Tingal Rd, Wynnum

Directions

Rosies Drop-in Centre

Street feeds are held at locations around Queensland. Visit the website or call for locations and times. Rosies offer friendship and unconditional acceptance to those who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or are experiencing social isolation or loneliness. Drop by for a chat, hot and cold drinks, snack foods, hygiene products & blankets.
Brunch is served 9-10:30am, with showers accessible from 7-10:30am.

Where:

Cnr Hicks and Davenport Sts, Southport

Directions

Phone:

07 3396 4267

Salvation Army Bundaberg

Can provide emergency relief assistance with material needs or financial assistance. Call Mon-Fri on 1300 371 288 from 9am-5pm for Salvos Connect assessment.

Where:

110 McCarthy St, Bundaberg

Directions

Phone:

07 4151 3014

Salvation Army Connect Room Mackay

Connect Room provides a contact point for information, referral services, and can provide some types of material assistance (eg basic furniture when available, for emergency situations).
If you need financial assistance for food, fuel etc cAll 1300 371288 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

Where:

48 Gregory St, Mackay

Directions

Phone:

07 4957 3576

Salvation Army Manunda Office

Can provide emergency relief assistance with material needs or financial assistance. Call Mon-Fri on 1300 371 288 from 9am-5pm for Salvos Connect assessment.

Where:

72 Hoare St (Cnr Clarke St), Manunda 4870

Directions

Phone:

07 4051 2454

Salvation Army Soundpoint Youth and Community Centre

Soundpoint Youth and Community Centre provides free community meals and reasonably priced fod. They also offer emergency relief packages.

Where:

27 Smiths Rd, Goodna

Directions

Phone:

3280 8800 

Salvation Army Maryborough Corps

Salvation Army provides welfare assistance for people in crisis and community dinners. They are planning on hosting Maryborough Connect every 2nd Wed with shower and washing facilities, tea & coffee, lunch, and access to information and referral services. Keep up to date via their Facebook page.

Where:

100 Bazaar St, Maryborough

Directions

Phone:

07 4121 3643

Salvation Army South Burnett Region Corps Kingaroy

Salvation Army in Kingaroy provides a Home League morning tea on Fridays, plus Mens Shed (and now Women's Shed) provides woodwork, metalwork and computers for those who would like to complete some projects, learn how to use tools & machinery, and to socialise.
Women only Thu 9am-12pm. Mixed women & men Mon & Wed 9am-12pm

Where:

44 Alford St, Kingaroy

Directions

Phone:

07 4162 5246

Sandbag (Sandgate and Bracken Ridge Action Group Inc)

Sandbags can link you with agencies to assist with food and other types of relief in periods of crisis. Visiting services includes: tax help, IUIH (Institute for Urban Indigenous Health). Practical support is available with access to computers, printers, phone, fax, photocopier, tea/coffee. Toilets, shower and laundry facilities are also available.

Where:

Sandgate Community Centre, 153 Rainbow Street, Sandgate

Directions

Sandgate Uniting Church

Sandgate Uniting Church provides emergency relief welfare and food assistance (small parcels - tinned food only)

Where:

116 Board St Deagon

Directions

Phone:

3869 0277

Sarina Neighbourhood Centre

Sarina Neighbourhood Centre provides information, advice and referral and emergency relief funding. Food vouchers are available on application for those experiencing financial hardship (eligability interviews essential).

Where:

65 Broad Street, Sarina

Directions

Phone:

07 4961 9290

Second Bite

Using unsold supermarket food that is still good to eat, Second Bite create meals and food packages that are distributed by other charities. Find a distributor near you with their Food Finder.

Set Free Care Southport

Set Free Care provides discounted pantry packs ($15), free haircuts, discounted clothing through their Op Shop (shOP), free laundry via Orange Sky (Thu & Fri mornings), and access to services like HHOT.
Lunch & Community Hub Thu 11am-1pm, Dinner Tue 5-7pm.

Where:

21 Rawlins Street, Southport

Directions

Phone:

07 5500 4454

Share a Meal Caloundra

The Share a Meal team provides home cooked meals, BBQ and drinks to the community in need in Caloundra.

Where:

Bulcock Beach, Happy Valley, Knox Ave, Caloundra

Directions

Share The Dignity - PinkBox Alderley Child Safety Service Centre

Share The Dignity provides #Pinkbox Vending Machines dispense a free pack of 6 tampons and 2 pads.

Where:

Lvl 2, 467 Enoggera Rd, Alderley

Directions

Sherwood Neighbourhood Centre Inc

Sherwood Neighbourhood Centre is a community service providing housing and food assistance. They also have a Thrift shop onsite. By appointment only.

Where:

38 Thallon Street, Sherwood

Directions

Phone:

3379 6963

Soul Soup Australia Labrador

Donations of packaged food, toiletries, clothing, groceries or bedding where possible. Hot dinner available.

Where:

Arthur Downes Park, Turpin Rd, Labrador

Directions

South Burnett Peace of Mind Drop-In Centre

Low cost morning tea, lunch & dinner, along with socialising, games, arts & crafts, and occassional services (like haircuts). Computer, TV, DVD and other amenities.

Where:

St John’s Lutheran Church, Cnr Youngman & Markwell St, Kingaroy

Directions

Phone:

07 4162 5389

Southport Uniting Church

Southport Uniting Church provides a free community breakfast to people in need in Southport.

Where:

23 Short St (Cnr of Scarborough St), Southport

Directions

St John’s Friday Night Feed

Friday Night Feed by Anglican Parish of Nambour provides hamburgers for the homeless and needy.

Where:

St John’s Anglican Church Nambour, 174 Currie St, Nambour

Directions

St Johns Drop-In Centre (Surfers Paradise Anglican Crisis Centre / SPACC)

A safe and dignified environment where you can access help from the HHOT Team (Homeless Health Outreach Team), Centrelink, Gold Coast Homelessness Hub, Gold Coast Youth Service, Orange Sky, Uniting Care Community Financial Counsellor, OZ Care Representatives, Hair Dressers, Podiatrist Mon 9-11am, Dental Appointments and Narcotics Anonymous who meet 3 times a week. Services include hot lunches for a $3 donation, hot breakfasts for a $2 donation and takeaway evening meals. Free showers, clean towels, washing machine and dryer.

Where:

36 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise

Directions

Phone:

07 5531 6013

St Vincent De Paul Cairns Office

Provide a range of financial support services, vouchers for food and goods, special loan schemes and financial literacy programs. Call Mon-Fri 9am-12pm.

Phone:

07 4033 8333

St Vincent de Paul St Vincent de Paul Helpline

Depending on your location, Saint Vinnies have assistance programs ranging from food vouchers, emergency to long-term housing, drug rehabilitation services, age care, and much more.

Phone:

1800 846 643

St Vincent De Paul Rockhampton

Depending on your location, Saint Vinnies have assistance programs ranging from food vouchers, emergency to long-term housing, drug rehabilitation services, age care, and much more.

Where:

233 Alma St

Directions

Phone:

07 4927 6026

St Vincent De Paul Toowoomba

Provide a range of financial support services, vouchers for food and goods, NILS and other loan schemes, financial literacy, youth mentoring, and daily living and life skills programs.

Where:

4 Julia St, Toowoomba

Directions

Phone:

07 4699 5222

St Vincent de Paul Spring Hill

Depending on your location, Saint Vinnies have assistance programs ranging from food vouchers, emergency to long-term housing, drug rehabilitation services, age care, and much more.

Where:

365 Boundary St Spring Hill

Directions

Phone:

3831 2701 

St Vincent de Paul Society

Vinnies provides crisis accommodation, and can help in a range of areas, including DV and FV case management, Centrelink assistance, housing, immigration issues, education and recreational activities, health, and counselling and therapy.

Phone:

1800846643

St. Vincent De Paul Hervey Bay

Food and welfare for those in need of emergency relief. Appointments only

Phone:

07 4194 0861

Stand Up / Step Out (SUSO) by Footprints in Brisbane

Provides free showers, laundering, wifi and phone charging. Staff can provide support & referrals to outreach services like mental health, accommodation and community care services.
As these services may be cancelled, or the locations or times changed, please visit their website for the most up-to-date times and locations.

Phone:

3252 3488

Stepping Stone Clubhouse

A membership-based group of people with a mental illness who are rebuilding their confidence, stamina, social and vocational skills in a mutuAlly supportive environment.

Where:

9/61 Holdsworth Street, Coorparoo

Directions

Phone:

3847 1058 

Tautoko Crew

Tautoko Crew provides support and assistant for kiwis who are at risk or have found themselves homeless in Australia. Food and care parcels can be picked up or delivered upon request to those who have no access to a vehicle.

Where:

234 Gowan Rd, Runcorn

Directions

Phone:

0455 561 234

The Breakfast Club Redcliffe

The Breakfast Club provides free community meals on Tuesday and Thursday, abd breakfast on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for those in need in Redcliffe.

Where:

Redcliffe Pensioners HAll, cnr Portwood St & Oxley Ave, Redcliffe

Directions

Phone:

0467 811 380

The Breakfast Stop

The Breakfast Stop provides free breakfast to feed Bundabergs homeless.First Wed of the month is a Bacon and egg sizzle with the Rapid Relief Team (RRT).

Where:

Regional Housing Limited Office Carpark, 30 Tantitha St, Bundaberg

Directions

The Club - inCommunity

The Club is an organsation that provides clothes, toiletries and hygiene products to hose in need in Ipswich. They also offer emotional and practical support and a safe place for women in need to connect, access support and flourish.

Where:

59 Limestone St Ipswich

Directions

Phone:

07 3812 1199

The Daily Bread (Soup Kitchen) Nambour

The Daily Bread Soup Kitchen is a free meal service for those in need.

Where:

St Lukes Lutheran Church, 10 Sydney St, Nambour

Directions

The Exchange Neighbourhood Centre at Kelvin Grove

A community hub in Kelvin Grove Urban Village offering free access to telephone, computers & printers to help in job searching. With information, referral services, and group activities provided by Communify, drop in to find a free or low-cost class in computers, art, English conversation, parenting and much more. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm (times may vary).

Where:

81 Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove

Directions

Phone:

3175 9975

The Movement Gold Coast Labrador

The Movement Crew Gold Coast provide a free community dinner twice a week in Labrador and Coomera for everyone including the homeless and those facing financial difficulties.

Where:

Len Fox Park, Marine Pde, Labrador

Directions

The Neighbourhood Hub George Street Neighbourhood Centre

Family support, playgroups, child protection programs, and Financial Wellbeing Program.

Where:

4 George St, South Mackay

Directions

Phone:

07 4957 2626

The Salvation Army Brisbane Streetlevel Mission

Brisbane Streetlevel Mission is a drop-in space where everyone feels valued accepted and loved; provides meals, showers (with towels and toiletries), laundry, sanitary products, phones, computers and free wi-fi.
Monday drop-in: 9am to 1pm Monday Breakfast: 9am to10:30am
Monday Lunch 12noon to 1pm
Tuesday Lunch (Bedford Park BBQ): 11am to 1pm Thursday Dinner: 5 to 6pm
Friday Breakfast: 10 to 11am
A physiotherapist visits fortnightly (Tues 9-11am - appointment required), and Centrelink on Mon 11am-12noon. Financial Assistance available by cAlling 1300 371 288.

Where:

97 School Street, Spring Hill

Directions

Phone:

3075 4120

The Salvation Army Doorways and emergency relief

The Salvation Army provides emergency relief and holistic case management with referral to appropriate support services. Financial assistance assessment and approvals are made over the phone.

Phone:

1300 371 288

The Salvation Army Capricorn Region

The Salvation Army provides breakfast and morning tea Mon, Wed & Fri 9am-11am. If you are in financial crisis and require financial or material assistance, please contact Salvos Connect on 1300 371 288.

Where:

131-137 Park St, North Rockhampton QLD 4701

Directions

Phone:

07 4923 5600

The Salvation Army Caloundra

Salvos Connect is a cafe-style gathering with free tea/coffee, board games, practical help filling in forms & advocacy. Most days there are free fruit and vegetables along with bread. This is also a collection point for any assistance granted by the Salvos Assesment line.

Where:

119 Sugarbag Rd, Little Mountain

Directions

Phone:

07 5491 8653

The Salvation Army Gladstone Corps

The Salvation Army provides emergency assistance of food, clothing, furniture and financial support for those experiencing unexpected difficulties. Call for an appointment.

Where:

198 Goondoon St, Gladstone

Directions

The Salvation Army Gympie Corps

The Salvation Army provides free lunches on Wed & Fri 12-1.30pm, and during opening hours those in need can access laundry and shower facilities for free.

Where:

42 Stumm Rd, Southside Gympie

Directions

Phone:

07 5482 1710

The Salvation Army Noosa / Coolum Corps

Salvos Connect where you can seek support and advice over a cuppa, plus free fruit & veggies and bread when available Tue Thu 9am-12pm. Financial counselling is available Thu (by appointment). A free community lunch is held on the 3rd Tue of the month from 12:30pm.

Where:

6 Bartlett Rd, Noosaville

Directions

Phone:

07 5442 4218

The Shack Community Centre

Friendly and non judgmental: accommodation referrals; food packs, breakfast and lunch; hot showers; group and school programs. Counsellors, Centrelink and Homeless health outreach team on various days. Great place for a meal and much needed human interaction.
Thu 7-8:30 breakfast at Quota Park

Where:

19 Price Streer, Nambour

Directions

Phone:

07 5441 5928

The Shack Quota Park Breakfast

The Shack at Nambour provides a cooked breakfast for the homeless and those feeling isolated due to unforeseen circumstances.

Where:

Quota Park, Matthew St, Nambour

Directions

The South Burnett Pantry

The South Burnett Pantry provides low cost groceries for those struggling with food security and cost of living pressures. Free sign-up registration, then weekly $40 handling fee per hamper - which is a fraction of the cost of the actual items. Hampers includes your choice of fresh fruit and vegetables, milk, bread, fresh or frozen meat/chicken/fish (available on the day), frozen dairy products, a selection of tinned and packaged foods as well as toiletries, household cleaners and baby items. They also have a low cost quality thrift shop with clothing, blankets, manchester, and other items.

Where:

22 Stolzenberg Road, Kingaroy

Directions

Trinity Centre Welfare Pantry

Trinity Centre Welfare Pantry provides food assistance (dry goods, canned goods, frozen meals) for people in need. They also offer limited financial assistance (rent, utilities) and script prescription assistance (on presentation of appropriate documentation).

Where:

9 Church St, Fortitude Valley

Directions

Tully Support Centre (TSC)

Emergency relief (non-perishable food items), information & referral, counselling, domestic violence conselling & support, youth centre, and Centrelink Agent.

Phone:

07 4068 1004

United Hands of Hope Carrara

Hands of Hope provide food relief program for the community as well as Friday Free Fitness: an hour with Xtra Hiit

Where:

Dream Centre, 3 Chisholm Rd, Carrara

Directions

United Hands of Hope Surfers Paradise

Hands of Hope provide hot dinners and hot/cold drinks. Also clothes, hygiene items, & non-perishable food (when possible)

Where:

Cascade Gardens, Surfers Paradise

Directions

Uniting Church Mudgeeraba Parish

Food parcels are available, limited to 3 per year. A free counselling service is also available. Phone Mon-Fri 9am-3:30pm

Where:

89 Franklin Dr, Mudgeeraba

Directions

Phone:

07 5530 7298

Urangan Community Centre

Urangan Community Centre provides free Comfort Kitchen meals, trips for the elderly & disabled and advice.

Where:

Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens, Elizabeth St, Urangan

Directions

Phone:

07 4125 5499

Vedanta Springfield Foodbank

Vedanta Springfield Foodbank provides food assitance including free frozen meals, bread, $5 grocery hampers, sanitary items (Share the Dignity) and a free JP service. Run by volunteers, provides affordable nutritious vegan and vegetarian meals from the Indian Sub-Continent.

Where:

Community HAll, Vedanta Centre 96 Vedanta Dr Springfield Lakes 4300

Directions

Vietnamese Community in Australia Darra

Vietnamese Community provides supported accommodation for individuals and families, as well as food vouchers, utilities, rent assistance and interpreter and family support. Ring for an appointment.

Where:

2709 Ipswich Rd, Darra

Directions

Phone:

3375 6036

Walk With Us Burleigh Heads

Walk With Us is a community group supporting the homeless and disadvantaged. They provide Monday night dinners and a washing service by Orange Sky.

Where:

Fradgely Hall, Park Ave and Ocean Street, Burleigh Heads

Directions

Phone:

0413 086 646

We Care 2

We Care 2 is a local charity for the Hervey Bay communtiy. They provide free breakfasts, emergency relief, conuselling and more.

Where:

New Life Christian Church, 225 Main St, Urraween

Directions

Wesley Mission Emergency Relief Hub

Wesley Mission Emergency Relief Hub provides food parcels, fruit, water, prescriptions, and more. Bring proof of low income (health care card or pension card; or a bank statement or payslip; or a refugee card or other proof of low income) and proof of identity,

Where:

316 St Paul’s Terrace Fortitude Valley

Directions

Phone:

3216 1579 

Western Downs Outreach Project Dalby

Food hampers for a service fee of $25, includes a dry box of pantry items, a fruit and veg box, dairy and bakery item - available Mon-Fri 11am-3pm, with outreach runs to Roma & Tara.
Soup Kitchen eat-in or take-away dinner - hot nutritious meal Mon & Thu nights 5:30-7pm

Where:

Dalby Railway Station, 2 Hunter St, Dalby

Directions

Women's Infolink

Women’s Infolink provides Queensland women and girls with access to information and services across the state. The service will respond to your issues, queries and problems, providing confidential information and referral options through its free-cAll telephone service and online services.

Phone:

1800177577

Women’s Centre FNQ Manuda, Atherton

Various free services for women who are homeless or experiencing domestic violence - Young Parent Program (under 25 years), Family Support Program, and Safer at Home Program.
182 Gatton St, Manunda and 15 Beatrice St, Atherton (07 4091 5100)

Phone:

07 4051 9366

Wynnum Community Place

Wynnum Community Place is a community hub that provides services for the community, including emergency relief, crisis counselling, free bbq breakfast, haircuts and more. For people living in Wynnum and the Bayside suburbs

Where:

154 Bay Tce, Wynnum

Directions

Phone:

3387 2224

YFS (Logan)

YFS provides support to youth and family in Logan. Multiple free services include crisis accommodation, legal, money smart, youth, substance adiction, domestic violence programs and rent arrears.

Where:

376 Kingston Rd, Slacks Creek 4127

Directions

Phone:

3826 1500 

Youth Housing and Reintegration Services (Australian Red Cross) Toowoomba

Help eligible youth (15-21 year olds) find services and support to sort out your housing situation and related needs. Help may involve finding education, training and job opportunities, accessing different accommodation options, develop skills and knowledge to stay in a place by yourself, and accessing financial help to pay for goods or services to acheive long-term self-reliance.

Where:

371 Taylor St, Wilsonton

Directions

Phone:

07 4614 1600

Youth Link Cairns

Free programs and services for young people aged 12-24 years, including a youth specialist homelessness service with supported accommodation and housing information, young parent and youth wellbeing program for ages up to 18 years.
Emergency relief includes food parcels, medical, hygiene and baby resources.
The drop-in centre includes showers, laundry, kitchen, internet, clothes and other donated goods. A Centrelink outreach service is available every Tuesday at 10am.

Phone:

07 4031 6179

Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre Brisbane

Counselling and support to young women aged between 12 and 25 years who have experienced sexual assault or abuse at some stage in their lives. A resource library for any young woman, and medium-term accommodation for women aged from 16 to 25 years.

Where:

575 Old Cleveland Road, Camp Hill

Directions

Phone:

3843 1823

HART 4000 (Homelessness Assessment and Referral Team) by Communify

HART 4000 provide assistance to anyone who may be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in Brisbane. They can provide direct referrals for emergency accommodation providers, case coordination and planned support, TICA checks and assistance to get housed and stay housed. Drop in, call or email to make an appointment.

Where:

Maida Lilley Community Centre, Level 1/5 Green Square Close (cnr Alfred & Constance St), Fortitude Valley

Directions

Phone:

3004 0100

12 Baskets (C1 Community Care) Gold Coast

12 Baskets provides hot meals, second hand clothing, blankets and food hampers (when available). During COVID-19 restrictions, the Abraham Park and Jacobs Well sites are not being used and frozen meals are being delivered between Ormeau and Palm Beach. Call to register for a delivery.

Where:

Abraham Park, Abraham Road, Upper Coomera

Directions

Phone:

0483810584

3rd Space

3rd Space offers a safe environment in inner-city Brisbane for people to access a range of support services. Visit for low- cost or free meals, shower, laundry, recreational facilities, lockers, toiletries, health clinic, family support and visiting services.

Where:

505 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley

Directions

Phone:

(07)32541144

3rd Space Café

3rd Space offers a safe environment in inner-city Brisbane for people to access a range of support services. Visit for low- cost or free meals, shower, laundry, recreational facilities, lockers, toiletries, health clinic, family support and visiting services.

The cafe offers free porridge until 11am + soup of the day + fruit, tea, coffee and milo. Also providing low-priced snacks & cheap meals.

Where:

505 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley

Directions

Adventist Development Relief Agency (ADRA) Community Care Centres

ADRA provides well-being and security to communties around Australia. They have a series of community centres that provide emergency relief and assistance to anyone in need.

Phone:

07 4638 8111

Adra Community Centre Logan Central Logan Central

ADRA Commmunity Centre in Logan Central provides emergency relief and assistance to anyone in need. They supply food parcels, financial assistance, Telstra vouchers, concession cards and also have a 2nd hand shop for clothing and furniture.

Where:

31 Station Rd, Logan Central

Directions

Phone:

3290 3011

Agape Outreach Inc Tweed Heads

Agape Outreach Inc provide free meals and food hampers for families in need, access to washing machine and showers, training classes in basic life skills like cooking, and support to make calls for housing and filling in of forms.

Where:

8/6 Enterprise Ave, South Tweed Heads NSW

Directions

Phone:

0414 693 670

Andy’s Place (Uniting Church)

Andy's Place provides free breakfast, lunch and dinner for disadvantaged people in the community. The service is temporarily offering only take-away meals.

Where:

McNaught HAll, Bundaberg Uniting Church, 34 Barolin St

Directions

Phone:

07 4153 2201

Angels Kitchen Southport Catholic Parish

Angels Kitchen is a community centre that offers free tea & coffee followed by a three-course meal. Come as you are, but please be on time.

Where:

Room 3, Gold Coast Community Centre, 6 Lawson St, Southport

Directions

St Mark's Anglican Social Services St Marks Church

St. Mark's Anglican Social Services offers food parcels and food vouchers from Wednesday to Friday. Other services include emergency relief payments, baby bundles and household kits for referrals from DV organisations.

Where:

41 Winnetts Rd, Daisy Hill

Directions

Phone:

3808 2696 

Anglicare Central Queensland Mobile Support

Anglicare Central Queensland provides help with planning and budgeting, life skills, and practical and emotional support to help you find a suitable long-term place to cAll home. Call or request help online.

Phone:

1300 769 814

Anglicare Cairns Food Bank - Anglicare North Queensland Cairns

The Anglicare Cairns Food Bank provides frozen meals to people who are doing it tough. If you need food assistance, visit from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Where:

St John’s Church HAll, 179 Lake St, Cairns

Directions

Anglicare Youth Support Program (YSP) Cairns

Anglicare's Youth Support Program (YSP) provides free support for youth aged 12-18 years. It includes mentoring, case management and out of home care for youths at risk of self-harming, homelessness and substance misuse.

Phone:

07 4080 5800

Australian Red Cross Rockhampton

Australian Red Cross provides low cost medical equipment to people experiencing illness or injury.

Where:

1 Canning St, Rockhampton

Directions

Phone:

07 4922 8056

The Basement Soup Kitchen by BASE Services

The Basement Soup Kitchen provides free lunches on weekdays as well as access to outreach support services.

Where:

10 Neil St, Toowoomba

Directions

Phone:

07 4638 2399

Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS)

BDVS (Brisbane Domestic Violence Service) provides a free, confidential 24/7 service for women, children, family members, same sex couples and others affected by domestic and family violence. Services include risk assessment, safety planning, court support, planned mobile outreach, case management, information and referrals to accommodation, emergency financial relief, support groups and legal advice.

Phone:

07 3217 2544

Beaucare Community Services

Beaucare provides a broad range of community services including child care, family support, youth development, services for the frail aged and people with a disbaility.

Where:

44 Tina St, Beaudesert

Directions

Phone:

07 5541 4216

Beenleigh Region Uniting Church (BRUC)

BRUC (Beenleigh Region Uniting Church) is an authorised distributor of government welfare benefits including food vouchers, Telstra vouchers and emergency relief for electricity, fuel and rent. Appointments are Tuesdays only from 9:00am - 11:30am. Call to make an appointment.

Where:

32-50 Mt Warren Blvd, Mt Warren Park

Directions

Phone:

3807 597

Belong (Formerly Acacia Ridge Community Support)

Belong (formely Acacia Ridge Communtiy Support Inc) provides support and services to Brisbane's southside. Services include emergency financial relief, bills and food vouchers. They also have a Food Co-op with affordable groceries for low-income earners, as well as a community garden, free English clases and weekly playgroup.

Where:

21 Hanify St, Acacia Ridge

Directions

Phone:

3277 4893 

Bowen Neighborhood Centre

The Bowen Neighbourhood Centre offers support with food, medication, fuel, utility payments, rental arrears, no interest loans, and information in relation to housing needs, elgal assistance, domestic violence and other health and community related matters.

Where:

20 Williams St, Bowen

Directions

Phone:

07 4786 2111

Brisbane Streetlevel Mission - The Salvation Army Australia

Brisbane Streetlevel Mission is a community drop-in that provides meals, sanitary products, recreational activities, life skills, computers and free wifi, phones, shower, laundry and other services.

Where:

97 School St, Spring Hill

Directions

Phone:

3075 4120

Brisbane Youth Service

Brisbane Youth Service provides assistance for people under 25 years including crisis support, housing, food, health and support for families and young women.

Where:

42 McLachlan Street, Fortitude Valley

Directions

Phone:

3620 2400

BATSIHAAS (Bundaberg Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - Housing and Advancement Society Bundaberg

BATSIHAAS (Bundaberg Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing and Advancement Society) provides emergency funding relief and reasonable rentals for Indigenous families and individuals.

Where:

74 Woongarra St, Bundaberg

Directions

Phone:

07 4152 5877

Burdekin Community Association (BCA)

BCA (Burdekin Community Association Inc) provides quality aged care and disability services to support frail, older people and younger people with a disability. Other services include community support, domestic violence support, state emergency relief and crisis accommodation programs to assist those experiencing hardship and crisis and to help them improve and sustain their quality of life.

Where:

130 Queen Street, Ayr

Directions

Phone:

07 4783 3744

On The Edge

On The Edge provides meals for homeless during the week and breakfasts on Tuesday mornings. Showers also available.

Where:

61 George St, Beenleigh

Directions

Phone:

3807 3257

Cairns Homelessness Services Hub (The Hub) - Anglicare

The Hub is a support centre that provides access to information, advocacy referrals to housing and accommodation options and assistance to resolve crisis.

Phone:

07 4046 8050

Campsite Rescue

Free essential items: food, clothing, bedding (blankets), tents, crockery, toiletries and sanitary products. Access to financial, legal and medical assistance. Ring for appointment.

Phone:

0424 424 842

Centacare - Cannon Hill Family Support Centre Cannon Hill

Cannon Hill Family Support Centre is a community organisation offering counselling and family support, emergency relief and a variety of support groups such as playgroup.

Where:

29 Beauvardia St, Cannon Hill

Directions

Phone:

1300 236 822

Centrelink - Services Australia Crisis Payment and Special Benefit

Centrelink provides social security payments and services to Australians.

Phone:

132 850

Farmer Assistance Hotline (FAH) - Services Australia

FHA (Farmer Assistance Hotline) is a phone service for farming families experiencing financial hardship, no matter the cause of that hardship.

Phone:

132 316

Centrelink Indigenous Call Centre - Services Australia

Centerlink's Indigenous Call Centre is a phone service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

Phone:

1800 136 380

Centrelink Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme - Services Australia

The Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme provides payments for parents and carers of children who can't go to a local state school owing to geographical isolation, disability or special needs.

Phone:

132 318

Chill Out Zones - Gold Coast Youth Service Broadbeach

The Chill Out Zone provides rest, recovery and first aid services in late night entertainment precincts on Friday & Saturday nights. They are a designated "place of safety” with police, access to drinking water, phone charging, and internet.

Where:

Broadbeach - Victoria Park (Cnr of Surf Pde & Victoria Ave)

Directions

Phone:

0439 047 654

Chill Out Zones - Gold Coast Youth Service Surfers Paradise

The Chill Out Zone provides rest, recovery and first aid services in late night entertainment precincts on Friday & Saturday nights. They are a designated "place of safety” with police, access to drinking water, phone charging, and internet.

Where:

Surfers Paradise - Orchid Avenue next to the Hilton Hotel

Directions

Phone:

0414 235 561

Civic Assist Youth Street Crews

Civic Assist is an organisation that coordinates a number of services and initiatives including rest, recovery and minor first aid services in the Toowoomba CBD on Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights.

Where:

158 Margaret St

Directions

Phone:

07 4631 5822

Clarence Street - Mater Young Adult Health Centre

Clarence Street is a service for young people aged 13 to 25 years who identify as having problematic alcohol or other drug use. They can provide lunches, hot drinks, fresh fruit, showers, laundry, computers, lockers and recreational activities.

Where:

36-40 Clarence St South Brisbane

Directions

Clermont Community Housing & Other Services (CCHAOSI)

CCHAOSI (Clermont Community Housing & Other Services) provides crisis and long-term community housing programs for disadvantaged people in the community. They can also assist with Centrelink forms and legal aid.

Where:

2 Lime St, Clermont

Directions

Phone:

07 4983 3400

Ecumenical Coffee Brigade (ECB)

ECB (Ecumenical Coffee Brigate) provides a nourishing food service to the hungry, needy and politically underrepresented members of Brisbane's community. They offer tea, coffee, milo, fruit, sandwiches and soup. Find them at the
West End Boat Ramp Car Park (Up river from the GoBetween Bridge).

Where:

West End Boat Ramp Car Park

Directions

The Pantry - Communify

The Pantry by Communify provides food vouchers, non-perishable food items, bread, fruits and vegetables to those who are struggling financially. Visitors can also use the onsite internet cafe, and counselling referrals are avilable.

Where:

180 Jubilee Terrace Bardon

Directions

Phone:

3510 2700 

Communify

Communify is an independent community centre providing services and support options including mental health services, food relief pantry, aged & disability services, and family & individual support.
Cisis counselling is available by appointment to assist people with difficult and stressful life experiences. The Early Intervention Housing Service program provides support for people whose health is impacting on their housing situation and who may be struggling to sustain their tenancy.

Where:

180 Jubilee Terrace, Bardon

Directions

Phone:

3510 2700

Community Plus+ Annerley Community Centre

Community Plus+ is a community centre that aims to build strong and active communities through connecting people and initiating, supporting and resourcing community projects and activities.

Phone:

0488 084 633

Community Plus+ West End Community House (WECH)

Community Plus+ is a community centre that aims to build strong and active communities through connecting people and initiating, supporting and resourcing community projects and activities.

Where:

4 Norfolk Road, South Brisbane

Directions

Phone:

3217 2333 

Community Plus+ Yeronga Community Centre

Community Plus+ is a community centre that aims to build strong and active communities through connecting people and initiating, supporting and resourcing community projects and activities.

Where:

Cnr Devon and Shottery Streets, Yeronga, QLD 4104

Directions

Phone:

3848 2285 

CTC Youth & Family Services

CTC Youth & Family Services provide various programs to help youth (12-18 years) and families who are under stress, have mental health issues, have experienced domestic or family violence, or simply need help to get their hours for their drivers licence

Where:

Youth Park, Lot 2 Somerset St, Kingaroy

Directions

Phone:

07 4162 7788

CTC Youth & Family Services Murgon

CTC Youth & Family Services provide various programs to help youth (12-18 years) and families who are under stress, have mental health issues, have experienced domestic or family violence, or simply need help to get their hours for their drivers licence

Where:

35 Lamb St, Murgon

Directions

Phone:

07 4162 7788

CTC Youth & Family Services - Emergency Relief

CTC Youth & Family Services - Emergency Relief provides advocacy, food, hygiene products and baby needs for those in an immediate crisis situation. Services are subject to a needs assessement.

Dorcas Soup Kitchen - Anglican Church

Dorcas Soup Kitchen provides lunches on Thursday between 12-1pm and dinner on Saturday between 4-5:30pm Dinner. Entrance from Buss Park.

Where:

Anglican Church, 59 Wongara St

Directions

Phone:

07 4151 3128

Eagleby Neighbourhood Centre - Wesley Mission Queensland

The Eagleby Neighbourhood Centre provides mental health support and housing programs. Whether you’re living on the streets, struggling to pay rent, going through a break up, or feel unsafe in your home, they can help you.

Where:

94-112 Fryar Rd, Eagleby

Directions

Phone:

07 3151 6132

Emmanuel City Mission (formerly Blind Eye)

Emmanuel City Mission is a daytime sanctuary for the homeless and vulerable. Open daily from 9am-1pm, they provide hot drinks, cold breakfast and lunch. They also offer free showers, washing facilities, hair cuts, clothing and other facilities.

Where:

19 Merivale St, South Brisbane

Directions

Phone:

0468393136

Encircle Neighbourhood Centres Pine Rivers

Each centre differs on services available. Call or visit to confirm. Provides information and referrals to local services, and emergency relief services such as free food parcels. Family therapy and relationship counselling, seniors support, specialised counselling for those affected by domestic violence. Activities provided for older persons. Homestay to keep you in your accommodation.

Where:

865 Gympie Rd, Lawnton

Directions

Phone:

07 3889 0063

Encircle Neighbourhood Centres Redcliffe

Encircle Neighbourhood Centres offer a range of diverse programs and services, including information and referrals to local services, emergency relief services such as free food parcels, family therapy and relationship counselling, seniors suppor and specialised counselling for those affected by domestic violence. As many services require referrals, please call to clarify.

Where:

1 Lamington Drive, Redcliffe

Directions

Phone:

07 3284 3081

Encircle Redcliffe Neighbourhood Centre

Encircle Neighbourhood Centres offer a range of diverse programs and services, including information and referrals to local services, emergency relief services such as free food parcels, family therapy and relationship counselling, seniors suppor and specialised counselling for those affected by domestic violence. As many services require referrals, please call to clarify.

Where:

1 Lamington Drive, Redcliffe

Directions

Phone:

3284 3081

First Step Foundation Southport

The First Step Foundation is a judgement-free space for tea & coffee, dinner, dessert, fruit and a chat.

Where:

Room 4, Gold Coast Community Centre, 6 Lawson St, Southport

Directions

Fishers of Men

Fishers of Men is an inter-denominational Christian charity that provides weekly food parcels and Church services for the homeless, with free transport.

Where:

753 Underwood Rd, Rochedale Sth

Directions

Phone:

3341 0160 

FoodAssist - Actscare Group

FoodAssist supplies heavily discounted food hampers for only $15 (you can buy two a week) with Super Boxes ($30) available on occassion.

Where:

78 Vanity St, Toowoomba

Directions

Food For Life

Food For Life provides free vegetarian meals for the disadvantaged, prepared at Govinda's restaurant. Meals can be purchased for a small donation.

Where:

226 Brunswick St Fortitude Valley

Directions

Footprints in Brisbane

Footprints in Brisbane provides a range of community-based support for older people, those with disabilities and their carers, those with mental illness, the financially and socially disadvantaged, and people who are homeless in the inner-northern suburbs of Brisbane. Hours vary according to service.

Where:

105 Commercial Rd Newstead

Directions

Phone:

3252 3488 

Gladstone Food Centre

Gladstone Food Centre provides free vegetables, bread and perishable goods. Non-perishable food is sold at low prices. This service is run by Anglican Church Gladstone & Anglicare CQ with Food Bank Australia.

Where:

2/25 Tank St, Gladstone

Directions

Phone:

07 4972 4754

Gladstone Multicultural Association Inc (GMAI)

GMAI (Gladstone Multicultural Association Inc) provides support to those who've recently moved to Gladstone with information on how to access community and government resources and departments, and make social connections.

Where:

105 Toolooa St, South Gladstone

Directions

Global Care Bundaberg Bundaberg

Global Care provides a broad range of relief services including emergency assist ($5 handling fee - Centrelink statement required) and a low-cost grocery warehouse.

Where:

140 Elliot Heads Rd, Avenell Heights

Directions

Phone:

07 4303 0200

Gold Coast Youth Service (GCYS)

GCYS (Gold Coast Youth Service) provides support for young people aged 12-25 who need assistance with information/advice, referrals, housing, emergency relief and practical support. They have open access from 9am-5pm (no appointment needed) or a Mobile Service can visit you. Facilities include access to computer, bathroom, kitchen & laundry.

Where:

15 Oak Ave, Miami

Directions

Phone:

07 5572 0400

Good Shepherd Emergency Relief

Good Shepherd provides crisis care in the form of food, prescriptions (PBS only), phone/travel vouchers and referals to other services for people living in the Bayside suburbs. Due to limited capacity, early arrival is recommended

Where:

77 Charlotte St, Wynnum

Directions

Goodna Anglican Welfare Ministries

Goodna Anglican Welfare provides financial assistance, food parcels, food vouchers and clothing.

Where:

73 Alice St, Goodna

Directions

Phone:

3818 0945

Graham House Community Centre

Graham House Community Centre provides emergency relief for people experiencing genuine need. Services include Family Support Program, Personal helpers and Mentors service (mental health), No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS), Transport Services, Centrelink Agency (general questions on payments and services), community garden and kitchen.

Where:

21 Taylor St, Murgon QLD 4605

Directions

Phone:

07 4169 8400

Granite Belt Drought Assist

Granite Belt Drought Assist is an online community of like minded local residents sharing information and links to assistance.

Granite Belt Neighbourhood Centre (GNBC)

GNBC (Granite Belt Neighbourhood Centre) provides food boxes, emergency relief (Centrelink Income Statement required) and assistance with housing support, filling out forms etc.

Where:

8 Corundum St, Stanthorpe

Directions

Phone:

07 4681 3777

Hands of Hope

Hands of Hope is the community arm of Hope Church Brisbane and provides fresh food parcels, Christmas hampers, free English classes and more. Limited spaces apply.

Where:

Unidus Community Centre, 204 Sherbrooke Rd, Willawong

Directions

Phone:

3714 0300

Harlaxton Neighbourhood Centre

Harlaxton Neighbourhood Centre provides discounted fruit and veg, clothing, Information and referrals. They also hold community events and activities.

Where:

17D Coonan St, Harlaxton

Directions

Harvest Food Assist

Harvest Food Assist provides free emergency food parcels for people in need. By appointment only - call ahead.

Where:

53 Telegraph Rd, Bald Hills

Directions

Phone:

3261 4555

Havafeed Mermaid Beach

Havafeed is a judgement free space for those looking to have a achat or discover a pathway to help overcome difficulty. They provide free meals, food parcels & showers.

Where:

Mermaid Beach Community Centre, 2439 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach

Directions

Phone:

07 5520 3363

Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre

HBNC (Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre) provides inclusive and caring support to disenfranchised people in the community. Services include a Comfort Kitchen Program, free hot meals and refreshments.

Where:

22 Charles St, Pialba

Directions

Phone:

07 4194 3000

Hervey Bay Salvos Connect Café Hervey Bay

Salvos Connect Cafe in Hervey Bay provides free community lunch every Friday from 10am to 1pm.

Where:

11 Robertson St, Urangan

Directions

Phone:

07 4125 1848

Home For Good

Home For Good by Micah Projects offers a range of services for those experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. Call, email or drop in to talk with them. Priority is given to those who have made appointments. Public Transport: Bus route 199 to West End. Nearest train is Sth Brisbane Station.

Where:

Kurilpa HAll, 162 Boundary Street, West End

Directions

Phone:

3036 4444

Homelessness Early Intervention Service Cairns

The Homelessness Early Intervention Service by Vinnies provides accommodation support for people who are identified as being at risk of becoming homeless. It is an outreach service and will visit clients.

Phone:

07 4040 6150

Hope Within Reach - Maroochydore Homeless Community Dinner

Hope Within Reach is a free community BBQ & dinner for anyone doing it tough in the Maroochydoore area.

Where:

Cotton Tree Park, (directly off Second Avenue), Maroochydore

Directions

ICYS Ipswich Community Youth Service

ICYS (Ipswich Community Youth Service) provides vital services to young people in Ipswich and the surrounding communities. Services include housing and homelessness assistance, employment and training, disability support, education and more.

Where:

17 Thorn St, Ipswich

Directions

Phone:

07 3812 1050

Inala Community House

Inala Community House is a free community support program that provides accommodation referrals and settlement support. They can also organise programs and activities for community engagement.

Where:

38 Sittella St, Inala

Directions

Phone:

07 3372 1711

Innisfail Youth & Family Care Inc

Innisfail Youth & Family Care offers various programs including crisis housing for victims of domestic violence; youth shelter housing, short-term (12 weeks) crisis accommodation for homeless families, subsidised transitional housing for low income earners, emergency relief (food vouchers), long-term Community Housing, domestic violence support services including court support, information, and assistance with applications for orders. The Innisfail Youth Recreation Centre has support and recreational activities for young people, and a structured school holiday program. All activities are free of charge.

Phone:

07 4061 2778

Intenciti Church

Intencity Church provides assistance for people living in the Bayside suburbs who are unable to meet the essential needs of their families. Support includes food relief parcels and life skills courses. Call in advance.

Where:

287 Preston Rd Wynnum West

Directions

Phone:

3396 4286

Ipswich Assist

Ipswich Assist provides emergency support to people in need, as well as social and emotional support through group lunches, individual counselling and more. Food parcels, bills, petrol and practical advice are available.
Ring Mon 9am- 4pm to make a Tue appointment. Bring I.D.

Where:

20 Limestone St Ipswich

Directions

Phone:

3413 1070

Ipswich Foodbarn Community Compassion Ministries

Ipswich Foodbarn is one of Foodbank's member charities, providing food relief to the community. They offer food parcels for $30 (for members - $5 joining fee). Bring I.D and Centrelink Reference Number (CRN)
Check Facebook to confirm when free bread, fruit and vegetables are available.

Where:

1 Darling St East, Woodend, Ipswich

Directions

Phone:

3496 1514

Ipswich Housing & Support Services

IHSSI (Ipswich Housing & Support Services) provides housing assistance to people who need it. They can also provide utilities support and rent assitance (must produce a current lease). Appointments by phone only - call Tuesday between 9-10am.

Where:

14 South Station Rd Booval, Ipswich

Directions

Phone:

3816 1435

Jack Reed Foundation

The Jack Reed Foundation offers a range of services to the homeless or disadtantaged, including free haircuts for the homeless in the Redcliffe region.

Phone:

0447 909 141

King’s Community Care Reedy Creek

King's Community Care is a community support agency that provides emergency food relief (cooked meals & food hampers), clothing, basic needs, support & referrals. Showing a Centrelink Income Statement would be appreciated.

Where:

56 Gemvale Rd, Reedy Creek

Directions

Phone:

07 55220802

Kingston East Neighbourhood Group Inc. (KENG)

KENG (Kingston East Neighbourhood Group) provides targeted accommodation and support services to homeless individuals and families experiencing multiple and complex needs in Logan.

Where:

177 Meakin Road, Slacks Creek

Directions

Phone:

3808 1684

Kyabra Community Association Inc

Kyabra Community Association run several programs and services to support families, including telephone, electricity, food vouchers and rent assistance. Call for an appointment.

Where:

Kyabra St, Runcorn

Directions

Phone:

3373 9499

Laidley Community Centre

Laidley Community Centre provides emergency relief (food, pharmacy, QR transport, Telstra or fuel vouchers, part payment of selective bills) for those in financial crisis situation. Urgent requests are given priority. The centre also provides access to Centrelink, Connect Workers (to help people with complex needs and those affected by domestic and family violence), and a wide range of visiting services (like Moneycare financial counselling) - as well as centre-run activities and courses.

Where:

13 Mary St, Laidley

Directions

Phone:

07 5465 1889

Lifelife

Lifeline provides 24/7 confidential crisis support and suicide prevention services with trained volunteers who will listen, provide support and referrals for those experiencing a personal crisis. People seeking support can contact Lifeline at any time or text or chat online from 12pm - midnight (Syd time) 7 days. You don't need to face your problems alone.

Phone:

131114

Lifeline Darling Downs & South West QLD

Lifeline Darling Downs & South West QLD provides emergency relief for people experiencing unexpected short-term financial stress or crisis, such as loss of income, eviction or a personal tragedy. They can provide food packages and clothing. Other needs can be assessed at time of contact. Call Mon Wed Fri at 9am, or visit our office any day at 9am.

Where:

33 Russell St, Toowoomba

Directions

Light House Community Services Burleigh

The Lifeboat Food Van by Lighthouse Community Services is a mobile soup kitchen providing food parcels on the Gold Coast.

Where:

Opp Surf Life Saving Building, Burleigh

Directions

Lighthouse Care Hillcrest

Lighthouse Care is a non-profit charity that provides low cost groceries to those in need, eg. $25 trolley and free fruit and vegetables with purchase.

Where:

3/20 Central Crt, Hillcrest

Directions

Lighthouse Care Loganholme

Lighthouse Care is a non-profit charity that provides low cost groceries to those in need, eg. $25 trolley and free fruit and vegetables with purchase.

Where:

17 Monte-Khoury Dr, Loganholme

Directions

Phone:

3806 0639

Loaves & Fishes

Loaves & Fishes provide food parcels containing goods to the approx value of $250 for a cost of $60 (for administrative fees).
No healthcare card required, EFTPOS accepted.

Where:

26 Monte St, Slacks Creek

Directions

Phone:

3808 5713

Loaves and Fishes

Loaves & Fishes provide food parcels containing goods to the approx value of $250 for a cost of $60 (for administrative fees).
No healthcare card required, EFTPOS accepted.

Where:

106 Hill St, Newton

Directions

Phone:

07 4632 6941

Logan East Community Centre

LECNA (Logan East Community Neighbourhood Centre) provides free food parcels, Go Cards, petrol & Telstra vouchers. They can also provide
assistante with rent, overdue utility bills and pharmacy needs.

Where:

53-57 Cinderella Dr, Springwood

Directions

Phone:

3808 4529

Logan East Community Neighbourhood Association (LECNA)

LECNA (Logan East Community Neighbourhood Centre) is a non-profit community that aims to relieve poverty and help the local community. They can provides emergency relief (food for families in need) by appointment on Mon Tue & Wed mornings (Centrelink Income Statement & photo ID required). Also provides counselling (Tue & Thu), JP (Mon-Thu), mediation for families in conflict, STEP UP low interest loans, and NILS loans.

Where:

53-57 Cinderella Dr, Springwood, Logan City

Directions

Phone:

3808 4529

Lutheran Services Keystone Centre

Luteheran Services Keystone Centre provides food and travel assistance on a first come, first served basis. Photo ID and concession card required

Where:

100 Railway Pde, Woodridge

Directions

Phone:

07 3209 1466

Mackay Women’s Centre

Mackay Women's Centre is a community-based group with free counselling and support services like pregnancy and parenting support. Low cost or free activities are also run.
Drop-in facilities are available 8.30am-4pm Mon-Fri, including showers, toiletries (shampoo, soap and sanitary items), washing machine and clothes dryer, as well as computer and internet access

Where:

418 Shakespeare St

Directions

Phone:

07 4953 1788

Maryborough Neighbourhood Centre

Maryborough Neighbourhood Centre is an information and referral centre that also provides classes for English literacy and basic computer skills. Services include Justice of the Peace, Community Legal and Centacare.

Where:

25 Ellena St

Directions

Phone:

07 4121 2141

Mater Hospital Clarence Street - Area 40 (Mater Young Adult Health Centre)

This is a safe place for young people 13 to 25 years who have problematic alcohol or other drug use to meet and participate in creative activities such as skateboard making, painting, screen printing, cooking, and playing music.

Where:

36-40 Clarence Street, South Brisbane

Directions

Phone:

(07)31638400

Medicare Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Line

This is a free telephone service to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to access health care. Staff working on the Access Line have cultural training.

Phone:

1800 556 955

Mt Gravatt Community Centre

Mt Gravatt Community Centre services surrounding areas through counselling, referrals, activities, and assistance filling out forms. They can also provide emergency relief (food hampers) for those in immediate need. Tue & Thu by appointment.

Where:

1693 Logan Rd, Mt Gravatt

Directions

Phone:

3343 9833

MultiLink

MultiLink is a commuity service that provides financial and material assitance, emergency relief, driving lessons, education, food parcels and vouchers when available. Call Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm to make appointment.

Where:

38 Blackwood Rd, Logan Central

Directions

Phone:

3412 7177

Mura Kosker Sorority

Mura Kosker Sorority is a non-profit community group provides a range of social services for women, children and their families to to meet their social, emotional, education, health, cultural, spiritual and welfare needs.

Where:

99 Douglas St, Thursday Island

Directions

Phone:

07 4069 1663

New Farm Neighbourhood Centre

Services include laundry and shower facilities, use of community office facilities, open house, recreational activities, play group, coffee and company.

Where:

967 Brunswick Street, New Farm

Directions

Phone:

3358 5600