e-Blast: Changes to free food distributions and services in Brisbane

This information is current as at 23 March 2020

We wanted to keep you up to date with information we have about changes in the way free food distribution services will be run due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Below is information about services that are open and what is available at each place.

Remember the Community Recovery Hotline on 1800 173 349 and the Red Cross Hotline on 1800 733 111 are there for you if you need social and emotional telephone support.

There is a lot of helpful information available too on our website at  https://qdn.org.au/home/what-you-need-to-know-about-covid-19/

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Wesley Mission Logo

Wesley Mission QLD EMERGENCY RELIEF HUB

Address: 216 St Pauls Terrace, Fortitude Valley (entry is via the garden gate)

Opening times: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 12.00pm and 1.00pm to 3.00 pm

What is available:

  • Food hampers
  • Medical scripts (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during these times)
  • BBQ served from a table in the garden space and is served as a takeaway burger from 10am to 11am (Tuesdays). Garden space is only accessible to staff, who will give you the burger to takeaway.
  • Community meals (pre-packed meals served from the garden space for people to collect.
  • SUNDAY LUNCH: 1pm to 2pm, MONDAY DINNER: 30pm to 7.30pm, WEDNESDAY DINNER: 6.30pm to 7.30pm

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Emmanuel City Mission Logo

Emmanuel City Mission

Address: 19 Merivale St, South Brisbane

Phone: 0468 393 136

Opening times: 9.00am to 3.00pm Monday to Saturday and 12.00pm – 1.30pm on Sunday

What is available:

  • Breakfasts, lunch and other supports.
  • An isolation room for people who are unwell.

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Community Plus Logo

Community Plus+

Address: 26 Devon St, Yeronga and 560 Ipswich Rd, Annerley

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West End Community House Logo

West End Community House

Address: Corner Devon and Shottery Streets, Yeronga

What is available:

  • Only phone appointments available
  • Email and social media communications
  • No meals.

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New Farm Neighbourhood Centre Logo

New Farm Neighbourhood Centre

Address: 860 Brunswick St, New Farm

What is available:

  • No meals
  • But will still distribute fresh food on Tuesdays
  • One person at a time will be allowed in for a shower.

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St Andrew's Uniting Church

St Andrew’s Uniting Church

Address: 299 Ann St, Brisbane City

Opening times: Saturday Lunch

What is available: boxed take away meal (trialling)

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Trinity Pantry Logo

Trinity Pantry

Address: Church Street side of Trinity Hall; Church Street

Opening times: Open on Thursdays next week

What is available:

  • For limited food parcels and emergency relief.

They hope to return to normal operating hours from March 31.

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3rd Space Logo

3rd Space

Address: 505 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley

Opening times: 10am-11am daily from the front entry

What is available:

  • Food packs
  • Toiletry packs from.

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All Saints Church

Street Feed at All Saints Church

Address: All Saints Church, Ann & Wickham, 25 Wickham Terrace Corner Wharf, Spring Hill

Opening times: Tuesday nights from 5:30pm.

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Valley Hearts Logo

Valley Hearts and Street Feed

Address: All Saints Church, Ann and Wickham, 25 Wickham Terrace corner Wharf, Spring Hill

Opening times: Tuesday nights at 6.30pm

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Valley Hearts Logo

Valley Hearts

Address: St Park, Bowen Hills

Opening times: Monday evenings

What is available: Handing out pre-cooked meals in takeaway containers.

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Dig Inc Logo

DigIn Inc

Address: Kemp Place Park, Ivory St, Fortitude Valley

Opening times: Saturdays at 5pm

What is available: Community meals available.

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Ecumenical Coffee Brigade Logo

Ecumenical Coffee Brigade (ECB)

Address: Delivery service

What is available: Continuing current services (this may  change)

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Salvation Army Logo

Street Level Welfare Support

Phone number: 1300 371 288)

Opening times: Open for short drop-in to access services from:

  • Monday 23 March – 10am – 12am
  • Wednesday 25 March – 9am – 11am
  • Thursday 26 March – 2pm – 5pm
  • Friday 27 March – 10am – 12am

What is available:

  • Take away meals
  • Collection of E.R. cards
  • A shower
  • Some limited services

Please note these details may change due to unforeseen circumstances.

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