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Your gateway to fair food in the Illawarra
During COVID-19 response: Take away meal packs and food parcels on Mon – Fri, 9am to 2pm. The St Vincent de Paul Society assists people experiencing poverty and inequality and works to shape a more just and compassionate society.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Takeaway dinner, sandwiches, snacks, fruit and veg, bread (Warrawong, Bellambi and Wollongong). The Vinnies Van operates 3 nights per week, providing emergency food relief, compassion and dignity to those experiencing homelessness and social isolation in the Illawarra.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Emergency hampers of non-perishable, by appointment (call 4257 3342).
During COVID-19 restrictions: Takeaway lunch on Tue – Thu 11:30am to 12:30pm, and additional fresh fruit and veg available to take home on Tuesdays only (BYO Bag).
During COVID-19 restrictions: Emergency food relief by appointment only. Christian not-for-profit supporting people in need, enriching lives and sharing the love of Jesus.
During COVID-19 Restrictions: Takeaway morning tea and lunch on Mon – Fri and limited food parcels. Centrally located in Court Lane Wollongong, right behind The Church on the Mall, the Wesley Community Centre is readily accessible by those who need it. Opening times Mon – Thu from 11.30am – 1.30pm Fri from 11.30am – 1pm Orange Sky Laundry – Thu 11am-1pm Low cost and free meals directory – print version Volunteer opportunitiesCoordinator Karen is assisted each day by a small army of volunteers who prepare and serve the meals to the community.
During COVID restrictions: Emergency food relief by appointment – call 4285 3715 on Thu – Fri between 9am – 3pm.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Breakfast and provision of food packs (on referral) on Mon-Fri. Wollongong Homeless Hub is a one-stop-shop for homelessness resources.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Take away breakfast Mon and Thu: 8am – 9:30am.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Take away breakfast Tue and Wed: 8am – 9am.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Take away breakfast and provision of food vouchers, open on Mon 9am – 12pm and Tue to Fri 9am – 4:30pm (targeting youth in need of support).
During COVID-19 restrictions: Food hampers available for pickup on Monday’s 9am-12pm and Friday’s 11am-2pm, as well as takeaway meals every Friday 11am-2pm.
During COVID-19 Restrictions: Takeaway breakfast (9:15 am – 11:00am) and takeaway lunch (11:00 am – 2:00 pm), Mon – Fri.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Offers food hampers for pick up via via Link.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Pre-order $55 food parcels valued at $150+ (includes meats, dairy, pantrystaples, frozen, fruit and vegetables) via Link. Food for Life is a non-profit organisation that provides food relief to Illawarra families through our affordable groceries.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Free pantry staple ingredients for currently enrolled UOW Students every Wednesday from 11am – 1pm.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Low cost community shop by appointment via: Link. It’s not charity, it’s a blessing – a hand up not a hand out!
The Illawarra holds endless opportunities to participate in fair food. For health, for the environment, or for our community - we all can play a role!Get involved