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Crisis relief in Brisbane and the Gold Coast

Food parcels, medical script subsidies, financial services and help to find suitable housing in a non-judgemental and supportive environment across Brisbane and the Gold Coast. We've been providing support to people experiencing hardship for over 100 years.

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Hot meal service at Brisbane Relief Hub on 17 April
Red Bag Appeal - Brisbane Eergency ReliefHub

The demand for help is still growing

This tax appeal, we need $50,000 to supply 400 essential food hampers for Queenslanders still struggling to make ends meet. "We started serving at 6:30, and it was all gone by 6:50".

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Drop in support Brisbane

If you need immediate support, our drop in services across Brisbane can support you by providing access to much-needed supplies, including food and medical script subsidies. Restrictions to food parcels may apply and are dependent on availability. 

No appointment is necessary, however to be eligible for the service you must provide proof of low income (health care card or pension card; or a bank statement or payslip; or a refugee card or other proof of low income) and proof of identity, such as a photo ID or two forms of non-photo ID.

Brisbane Relief Hub

The Brisbane Relief Hub can support you if you are in financial stress and lacking necessities such as food. When available they may be able to assist with toiletries, hygiene packs, baby bundles and pet supplies.

Address: 316 St Pauls Terrace Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:30am-12pm, 1pm-3:30pm (please call ahead on the day to ensure we are open) Phone: 07 3737 7520

Balmoral Uniting Community Centre

The Balmoral Uniting Community Centre (BUCC) is a bustling hub of activity, a place to meet people, build connections and feel a part of something.

Address: 19 Rogoona Street Morningside QLD 4170
Opening Hours: 9am - 3pm Monday to Friday. Some activities out of hours. Phone: 07 3399 7755
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Community Meal in Brisbane

Community Meal is a free lunch and dinner service offered at Brisbane Relief Hub, in Fortitude Valley, for people doing it tough.

Since 2005, Community Meal has been serving people facing times of hardship. The Community Meal service provides meal on Sunday lunches, Monday nights and Wednesday nights. Emergency Relief also provides a free BBQ burger every Tuesday from 10:15am - 11:15am. 

Community Meal is an initiative of the Albert Street Uniting Church

Community Meal at Brisbane Relief Hub

Brisbane Relief Hub

The Brisbane Relief Hub can support you if you are in financial stress and lacking necessities such as food. When available they may be able to assist with toiletries, hygiene packs, baby bundles and pet supplies.

Address: 316 St Pauls Terrace Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri: 9:30am-12pm, 1pm-3:30pm (please call ahead on the day to ensure we are open) Phone: 07 3737 7520

Volunteers

If you would like to join us as a volunteer to help serve the meal and clean up, please fill out the volunteer form.

Community support on the Gold Coast

Our Gold Coast office, In Robina, manages a range of community services, including family drug support, peer support for people who care for a loved one who has experienced a suicidal crisis, counselling and guidance to families and individuals at risk of homelessness, individual and group programs to support mental health, after school activities for young people aged 12-17 years, youth support services and more.

Robina Service Hub

Our Gold Coast based office that manages a range of community services.

Address: 208 Highfield Drive Robina QLD 4226
Opening Hours: 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday Phone: 07 5569 1811
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Housing and homelessness services

If you or your family is at-risk of homelessness, we can support you to find a place to live and help you to maintain rental agreements and tenancy.

All programs are focused on helping clients move to sustainable and long-term independent living.

Services available in Brisbane, Logan, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Lockyer Valley and surrounds.

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“If I need anything, even if I’m just having a bad day and need to talk to someone, they’re always here for me.”
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Jess

Logan Youth Foyer Service

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