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Your gateway to fair food in the Illawarra
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.
Cooking workshops with a twist… Learn to cook budget-friendly, nutritious meals while preparing extra portions for those in need.
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!
During COVID-19 restrictions: Takeaway dinner every Thursday Night on Burelli St side of MacCabe Park, Wollongong 5:30 – 7pm.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Take away dinner and food parcels on Fri at 6pm.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Take away dinner every Thursday 5:30pm to 6:30pm.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Low cost community grocery with $10 grocery bags valued at $60 (mainly non-perishables). Anglicare’s Mobile Community Pantry provide grocery or fresh food items at very low cost to help stretch your budget further.
Low-cost take-away community dinner on Fridays during school term. Uniting Church, Point st, Bulli Takeaway between 5pm – 6pm Our mission is to empower, connect, and provide food to those in the community who are facing tough life challenges.
During COVID-19 restrictions: Low cost community grocery with free fruit, veg and bread on Thu at 10am – 2:30pm. FoodCare is an initiative of Shellharbour Community Church that seeks to provide an affordable grocery solution for families in our community.
During COVID-19 response: Emergency food relief on Mon-Fri, 9am – 4pm (for Oaks Flat, Albion Park and Albion Park Rail residents).
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).
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