Food relief

COVID-19 UPDATE (last updated: 26 February 2021)

Emergency relief packs

If you are experiencing hardship directly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for a care or a food package from the Victorian Government.

Call the Victorian Government 24 hour COVID-19 hotline on 1800 675 398.

For more Victorian Government information visit: Department of Health and Human Services

Community Connector Moreland

Moreland Council has a dedicated phone line and email address for residents to contact if they need support as a result of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

Call 8311 4140 from Monday to Friday between 9am to 5pm.

Email: casi@moreland.vic.gov.au 

Community Newsletter

If you wish to receive a Moreland Community Newsletter you can subscribe here via this link.

Food parcels - pantry storage foods (tinned and packet dry goods)

AGENCY  

CONTACT

Salvation Army 

Service for Asylum Seekers & Refugees

12 Tinning Street Brunswick  

Phone 9384 8333 for an interview 

Open Mon, Wed and Friday

9am to 2pm 

Closed public holidays

Our Daily Bread 

Greek Church  

23 Victoria Street Coburg  

Email: ourdailybreadcoburg@gmail.com 

Email requests.

 

NorthPoint Centre Community Hub 

3 Trade Park Dr 

Tullamarine 3043 

Call 9338 1898 before collection, to ensure food is available on the day.  

Open Monday to Friday

9am to 4pm 

Community Information & Support Moreland 

512 Sydney Rd, Coburg 3058 

 

For telephone appointment call:  

9350 3737

Mon, Tues, Wed and Thurs  

10am to 3pm 

Closed public holidays

 

Food parcels - pantry storage and fresh foods (cold storage)

AGENCY  

SERVICE  

CONTACT  

St Vincent de Paul Society

Food boxes available. 

Statewide service.

Call for a phone interview.

Home visits can be arranged.

1800 305 330

Brunswick Neighbourhood House

43A De Carle Street

Brunswick 

VIC 3056

Food Parcels: includes fruit, vegetables and bread

 

Call to register 

(03) 9386 9418

Pick up

2 to 3 pm

Fridays

Asylum Seeker Welcome Centre

212 Sydney Road, Brunswick

Food Parcels Available

 

Call 9388 2459 for support between the following hours:

  • Monday 10am to 5pm
  • Tuesday 10am to 5pm
  • Wednesday 10am to 5pm
  • Thursday 10am to 5pm
  • Saturday 11am to 4pm

Vantage Point Community and Care

 

Vantage Point Church

Fresh food and pantry items available

 

9844 4465

Request a food parcel

Cooked meals for collection or seated dinners

AGENCY

SERVICE

CONTACT

Brunswick Salvos

265 Albert Street, Brunswick

Take-Away Lunch available 12pm to 12:20pm

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Closed on Public Holidays  

Call:

9388 5500

Gelato Messina
in partnership with
Fare Share

136 Weston Street
Brunswick East

Pre cooked frozen meals available for collection on Thursday and Friday between 4pm to 8pm.


Meals need to be booked online via the Messina online order page.

For more information visit the Messina website

Reynard Street
Neighbourhood House

104A Reynard Street

COBURG

Pre cooked frozen meals available for collection. 

Tues/Wed/Thursday

12pm to 3pm

Call:

9386 7128 

Email: admin@rsnh.org.au

to pre-book contactless pick-up

Our Daily Bread Community Dinners

At Coburg Greek Church

23-29 Victoria Street

COBURG

Community meals

All welcome

Every Thursday

Start on 18th February 2021

Thursdays 4:30 - 5:30pm

Email: ourdailybreadcoburg@gmail.com

Muslim Women's Council of Victoria

Coburg Town Hall

Fridays 2pm

Cooked Halal Meals  available for collection Fridays 1:30pm - 2:30pm

220 Moreland Road Brunswick

 

Call:

0481 752 964

To register or for further information

Hope Cafe Dinner

St Mark's Catholic Church

9 Lee St Fawkner 

Community meal

All welcome

Thursday evening 

6 - 7:30pm

Call 9359 3111

Email: tonetticatering@fawknertearooms.com.au

Moreland's Manna
Christ Church Brunswick 

8 Glenlyon Road Brunswick 
(Near the corner of Sydney and Glenlyon Road) 

Take-away, warm meals, coffee, tea, bread and light morning tea.

Thursday Lunch time
11:45am to 12:45am
 

Call: 0416 378 748 for more information  

Cooked meals for delivery 

AGENCY  

SERVICE  

CONTACT 

Ecological Justice Hub 
Brunswick*

 

Vegan meals prepared to order and delivered Tuesday and Wednesday 

Salvation Army care packs may also be delivered with meals.   

This service will end on 18 Dec 2020

*The Ecological Justice Hub is currently at capacity.

Phone CIS Moreland for a needs assessment / referral

9350 3737

 

Moreland Council delivered meals

Moreland Council Meals on Wheels Program is available for people in the below categories. 

Call Aged and Community Support phone number (03) 9240 2302

For people over the age of 65 years old . For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over the age of 50 years old. 

For people aged 50 years old and over, who are on a low income, at risk of homelessness or homeless.  For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over the age of 45 years old, who are on a low income, at risk of homelessness or homeless.

 

Emergency relief and food vouchers 

AGENCY  

SERVICE  

CONTACT  

Community Information and Support Moreland 

512 Sydney Rd, Coburg 3058 

 

Food Vouchers  

Emergency Relief 

 

Call for a phone interview. 

9350 3737  

Mon Tues Wed and Thurs  

10am to 3pm 

Closed public holidays

The Salvation Army  

Doorways 

828 Sydney Road 

Coburg North

 

Emergency food vouchers

Salvation Army Store vouchers

Telstra phone bill assistance

Limited utility bill payments

 

9353 1086

Call for a phone interview. 

Mon,Tues and Friday (except for Public Holidays)

9:30am to 11:30am

St Vincent de Paul Society 

State-wide service 

 

Food Vouchers  

Emergency Relief 

 

1800 305 330

 

 

The Salvation Army Asylum Seeker & Refugee Service

12 Tinning Street 

Brunswick  

 Food Vouchers 

 

9384 8333

Open Mon, Wed and Friday

9am to 2pm 

Closed public holidays

Brunswick Salvos

256 Albert Street, Brunswick

Emergency Relief

Service

Phone Appointments only on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Call 9388 5500 for an appointment between 9am to 12pm

Fruit and vegetable supply at reduced cost 

AGENCY  

SERVICE  

CONTACT  

Fawkner Commons

Fawkner Bowling Club

2 Creedon Street, Fawkner

Low cost fresh fruit and vegetable boxes from the Community Grocer available to pre-order. Pick up or delivery Wednesdays 12pm to 4pm. Check the website for other pick-up locations 

Temporarily closed  from 16 Dec 2020. Re-opening Feb 2021.

Order through Open Food Network

 

Community Grocer website

CERES Joe’s Market Garden, 131 Harding Street, Coburg (enter from 34 Edna Grove) 

 

Offering a vegetable box pick up service from the site on  

Tuesday 3 to 6pm or Saturdays 9 to 1pm 

Open Food Network website

Hume Council Food Relief Information

If you are in the Hume Council region, information about Community Groups Providing Assistance can be found at the Hume City Council website.