Food Provision

COVID 19 Foodbank Emergency Relief packages 

If you, or someone you know is in need, please call Services NSW on 13 77 88.

For details please refer to the link:

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St George:

Community Food Care & Bay City Care (Operates as usual during Covid 19 period)
23 Barden St., Arncliffe – Coronation Hall
Ph: (02) 8094 1354  or (02) 9597 1477
Low cost food distribution every Tuesday and Thursday 10am-1pm & 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Free bread, fruit and Vegetables available to all centrelink concession cardholders
Emergency Food Hampers are also available

St Vincent de Paul Society Community Support Centre (Operates as usual during Covid 19 period)
183c Forest Rd., Hurstville (Above the Vinnies Shop)
Ph: (02) 9580 2459 – Press 1 Welfare
Food vouchers and Food hampers are available – Monday to Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm

The Kogarah Storehouse
Cnr of Gray & Kensington Streets, Kogarah
Ph: (02) 9587 5761
Free Morning Tea/ Coffee every Wednesday 10:00am-11:30am (closed till further notice)
Free Community Lunch every Wednesday 12:00pm-1:00pm (closed till further notice)
Provides food parcels to people who are in need during Covid 19 by appointment only – please call the office or text to 0467 68 28 38

Allawah CARE (operates as usual but by appointment during Covid 19 period)
20 River Road, Oatley
Ph: 0434 394 920
Fresh Food Pantry – provides free fresh food to families and individuals in need on every Wednesday from 4:00pm- 5:00pm.

Rockdale Salvos (Operates as usual during Covid 19 period)
3/432 West Botany Street, Rockdale
Ph: (02) 9597 3866
Low cost food market open every Wednesday 10am – 2pm
Free bread, low-cost eggs, fruit and vegetables and other products available to all centrelink concession cardholders

Salvation Army – Hurstville
Cnr of Bond & Dora Streets, Hurstville
Ph: 9570 2617
Free lunch (Hot/Cold & Dessert) on First Friday of each month from 12:30pm to 1:30pm (closed until further notice)

Mobile Community Pantry – Brighton Rockdale Anglican Church (operates as usual during Covid 19 period)
431 Princes Hwy., Rockdale
Ph: 0420 347 937
Provides low cost groceries on Every second Monday and Free Fresh food on alternate Monday from 10:30am to 11:30am

Riverwood Community Centre
151 North Belmore Rd., Riverwood
Ph: 9533 0100
Provides Free Takeaway Dinner for those in need on every Monday from 5:30pm to 6:00pm

SHARE SMR Inc, Building Healthier Communities
Ph: 8580 0628
SHARE is offering free food hampers to those who are in real needs.
(Currently SHARE is conducting all exercise programs via zoom due to COVID-19 – this is a free services until lockdown ban is lifted).

St Elesa Food Initiative – Greek Orthodox Parish & Community of Kogarah (Closed until lockdown is lifted)
Provides Free , freshly cooked Greek inspired dinners. Vegetarian options are available.
All meals are pre-packaged. Everyone is welcome.
Location: Hogben Park, Cnr of Railway Pde and Harrow Rd., Kogarah
Every Monday from 5-6pm (starting on 5th October, 2020)

Sutherland Shire:

Orana Inc
3A Stapleton Ave., Sutherland
Ph: (02) 9521 8280
During Covid 19, Office Closed but Food Hampers and Emergency Relief is still being offered by telephone appointments only on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10am to 2pm.
Free Breakfast available on Tues 9:30am to 11am; (closed until further notice)
Free Vegetable, fruits and bread are also available  on Tuesday 9:30am to 11am (closed until further notice)
Shower is available on Mon to Fri 9am – 3pm (closed until further notice)
Free Lunch on Friday at 12pm (closed until further notice)

Crossroads Community Care Centre Inc.
51 Kiora Rd., Miranda (Cnr. Kiora Lane, next to Red Cross shop)
Ph: (02) 9525 3790
Free Food Pantry Service on Monday & Wednesday 1:00 – 3:00 pm and Tuesday 1:30 – 3:00 pm during Covid 19 period (Bring own bags)

St John Bosco Church Engadine (operates as usual during Covid 19)
Provides Free Grocery, fruit and bread – Every Monday 6:45pm under the awning in front of the church on corner Waratah Rd & Banksia Ave Engadine

 St John’s Sutherland Hall – Mobile Community Pantry (closed until further notice)
43A Belmont St Sutherland
Ph: 9521 4314
Every 2nd Monday  1:30pm – 2:30pm
$10 to fill a supplied shopping bag – Bring Pension or Health Care or Immigration Card

Cronulla Community Cafe  (closed until further notice)
2 Gosport St ., Cronulla
Ph: (02) 9544 1144
(Breakfast on Wed from 8:00am to 9:30am and Lunch from 12noon to 12:30pm; Groceries provided at 11am to Centrelink beneficiaries)

Joshua’s Kitchen – Jannali Uniting Church (closed until further notice)
527 Box Rd, Jannali
Free evening meals (Wed – 6pm to 7:15pm)

Southside Care (closed until further notice)
Food Pantry 12:30pm to 4pm every Wednesday  (Bring your own bag)
175 Port Hacking Rd, Miranda
Ph: 9522 4300

St Phils Anglican Church (closed until further notice)
Dinner 1st Thursday of every month 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Mobile Food Pantry on every second Fridays from 1:30pm to 2:30pm ($10 for $50 worth of food) – Pension, Health or Immigration card required
402 Port Hacking Rd, Caringbah
Ph: 8536 4222

Seventh-Day Adventist Church Caringbah (operates as usual)
214 Willarong Rd., Caringbah
Ph: 0422 115 747
Low Cost Food is $5 for bag of tinned food, pasta, etc. on Every Thursday 10am – 11:30am

Urban Food Care – Menai Church (operates as usual)
Unit 13/800-812 Old Illawarra Rd Menai (next to Vulcan Gym)
Ph: 9532 1622  / 0405 909 922
Provide Low Cost Food & Grocery/Fruit/Vegs  on Every Thursday 5pm – 7pm and Every Friday 9:30am – 11:30am

Care and Concern Friendship Dinner (closed until further notice)
Last Saturday of each month at 6pm
Thornton Hall – Cnr. of Giddings Ave., Cronulla

One Meal Sutherland Shire (operating as Takeaway)
Ph: 0478 478 464  Rob Cook
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Provide meals and assistance to the homeless, destitute, impoverished and underprivileged people
Every Sunday at 4pm at 751 Old Princes Hwy, Sutherland (Opposite Boyle St)
Every Tuesday at 5pm at Salvation Army Miranda – 23 Kiora Rd., Miranda
Every Thursday at 5:30pm at Southern Community Welfare at 7-11 Gosport., Cronulla

The Staples Bag (operates as usual)
Ph: 9787 6832
Mon to Fri – 9:30am to 4:30pm and Sat – 10am to 1pm
Standard Bag: $20 can feed 1-2 people a week
Family Bag: $30 can feed 3-4 people a week