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Crisis Help Network: Melbourne Homeless Services

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Material aid and support services & meals

Make sure that you ring for an appointment before landing on their doorstep, or you may be turned away.

Note services require healthcare card as ID; you may have to live in their catchment area to access the service. If you are homeless or in crisis accommodation they may wave their policy around catchment.

State Relief Committee (agency referral required)
134 Jeffcott St West Melbourne, Ph: 9329 5599

Energy Relief Grants Scheme (referral required)
555 Collins St Melbourne, Ph: 9616 7839 or 131245
provides one-off assistance for domestic customers

Traveler's Aid
2nd floor 169 Swanston st Melbourne, Ph: 9654 2600
Will provide emergency assistance with travel arrangements and costs.

Wombat housing and support services
191 Melrose St North Melbourne
Corner Melrose Street and Flemington Road - wheelchair accessible
Assisting people experiencing financial difficulty
Tram: 59 or 57 to Stop 20
Material Aid Program for:
People living in the inner West and
On Centrelink payments
Food parcels access every 8 weeks Thursday 2-4pm
Transitional Housing
Community Housing
Information & Referral
For more information: click here for website

Darebin Community Information & Support Centre
287 High Street
(03) 9495 0122
Emergency relief food vouchers & baby formula and emergency assistance for medical prescriptions & Met tickets for people in financial
10.00am to 4.00pm, Mon to Thur
10.00am to 3.00pm,

Essendon Citizens Advice Bureau
1 Pascoe Vale Road Moonee Ponds: 9370 45331
Food Vouchers
Mon,Tue, Fri, 11am to 2.30pm.

Doutta Galla Community Health Services
12 Gower Street
Emergency food vouchers, food cheques limited emergency assistance available for people in financial distress.

Flemington Mission
Presbyterian Church
St Stephen's Church Hall, 24 Norwood Street FLEMINGTON
(03) 9803 1467
(03) 9650 9903
Emergency relief available for people in financial distress, food, clothing, blankets.
10.00am to 1.00pm, alternate Tuesdays.

Salvation Army
Level 1, 30-32 Sydney Road
(03) 9381 1577
(03) 9386 4977
Emergency relief food vouchers, food parcels essential furniture and clothing provided for people in deep financial hardship
9.30am to 12noon & 12.30pm to 3.30pm, Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri,

Abode Homeless Outreach
86 Paisley St Footscray, Ph: 9687 4499
provides assistance with accommodation, financial advocacy, legal, community services referral to medical, dental, drug and alcohol agencies

Hanover Inner North Centre
264 High Street, Northcote 9486 6811
Open Mon, Tues, Wed,
Friday 10.00 am-4.00 pm,
Thurs 10.00 am-1.00 pm
Accommodation referral, material aid,
health services, blankets.

St Vincent De Paul
1300 305 330 — central number for all areas (food clothing furniture) 10.00 am-3.00 pm. Individual listings below:

St Marks Community Centre
250 George St Fitzroy, Ph: 9419 3288
Mon, Wed, and Fri, 1.00 pm-4.00 pm
Food parcels

St Vincent De Paul Society
176 Brunswick St Fitzroy, Ph: 9419 3072
Mon-Fri 10-2pm
Food parcels, clothing, cooking utensils, household goods

118 Napier St Fitzroy
Food parcels, free furniture, financial assistance for bills but not for rent

Smith Family 9312 6900
128 Hampshire Rd Sunshine
Material aid- for food clothing Manchester baby & children's clothes household items. No interest loan program for the purchase or whitegoods. (No longer hands out cash)


Smith Family
Cnr. Wellington and Langridge Sts, Collingwood
Some food parcels, clothing, financial, medical (methadone) assistance

Church of All Nations
180 Palmerston St, Carlton Ph: 9347 7268 Tues10-4pm Wed to Fri 10-5pm
Welfare service, cash relief, food parcels 1 per month, perscription help PBS only. Help with gas electricity every 12 months.

St Stephen's Church
360 Church St, Richmond, Ph: 9429 3574
1.00 pm-3.00 pm, Mon, Wed and Fri
Food parcels

Good Shepard Buying Service
117 Johnston St, Collingwood, Ph: 9417 4666
10.00 am-4.00 pm
Low prices for HHC holders on household goods, white goods and health products, intensive support programs including-pregnancy support and accommodation, shared housing program, crisis accom for families

Caroline Chisholm Society
41 Parks St, Moonee Ponds, Ph: 9370 5122
Mon-Fri, 9.00 am-4.00 pm
24-hour counseling, baby clothes, equipment, prams, cots

Footscray Outreach Mission
93 Geelong Rd, Footscray, Ph: 9689 3515
Mon-Fri 9.00 am-4.00 pm
Food vouchers, clothing, financial assistance, prescription expenses

Wesley Mission Melbourne
Phone: 9662 2355
148 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
food vouchers, tram tickets
material aid ,accommodation assistance

St Paul's Anglican Cathedral Lazarus Centre
Phone: 9639 8510
209 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
Provide food parcels, clothing, showers, counselling,
Referral, for housing

Drug Court Homelessness Assistance Program
294-300 Thomas Street DANDENONG 3175
Phone: (03) 9791 6111
Provides support for people on a Drug Treatment Order via the Dandenong Drug Court. Assisting with issues of homelessness and obtaining appropriate long-term housing.

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