Food Relief and Free Meals

Websites listing locations around Melbourne offering food relief:
Health Direct
Local Food Connect

BASSCare Open daily 12:30pm – 2pm. Public holiday hours: please phone. Wheelchair access. Daily Lunch – A healthy varied 3-course meal daily; traditional roast Thurs. and Sun. Monthly Themed Lunches – One Wed. monthly (e.g. Christmas in July, Chinese Banquet, Spit Roasts).
BASS Care (Boroondara Aged Svcs Soc.), Canterbury Centre, Conochie Hall, 2 Rochester Rd, Canterbury. Ph: 9880 4709

Community Meals at St Mark’s first Thursdays of the month at 12:30pm. Free hot lunch. Just turn up. No need to book. Transport can be arranged for locals. Christian hospitably for local community; good conversation and a hot meal.
St Mark’s Anglican Church, 303 Canterbury Rd, Forest Hill

Malvern Emergency Food Program Valid form of ID required for food parcels. Open daily 5pm – midnight. Phone for Public Holidays. Free. Malvern Emergency Food Program, 288 Glenferrie Rd, Malvern. Ph. 8823 5600

Mitcham Community Meal Sunday 6pm. “Each Sunday night, a different local club, business, or church group provides and serves a meal to people in the Mitcham community.”

NewHope Community Care Every Sat 5-6pm year-round. Free wholesome meal in friendly environment for those in need or want to share a meal with others. NewHope bus can pick up on north side of Blackburn railway station from 4:45pm; return at 6:30pm.
NewHope Community Care, Events Room, New Hope Baptist Church, 3-7 Springfield Rd, Blackburn Nth

The Salvation Army Meals $2 donation Wed. noon, Sun. 12:30pm. For public holidays please phone. Wheelchair access. Food vouchers available.
The Salvation Army Community Centre, 7 Bowen St, Camberwell. Ph. 03 9889 2468.