- Last updated:
- 02 Jun 2020
The following organisations provide emergency payments for food and groceries:
- United Synergies
- Caloundra Community Centre
- Salvation Army (Salvos)
- St Vincent de Paul (Vinnies)
Seniors, people with a disability and other vulnerable people in the community can take advantage of online services provided by:
Food support services schedule
|Beerwah Meals on Wheels||Phone 5494 6948|
Caloundra Gatewasy Care
For emergency food relief and low cost groceries
|Phone 5458 6888|
Caloundra Meals on Wheels
Call the day before for a hot meal the following day, assessment will happen over the phone.
|Phone 5491 6466|
Caloundra Salvation Army
Community dinner on Tuesdays and emergency relief cards.
|Phone 5491 8653|
Glass House Mountains Neighbourhood Centre
Local IGA vouchers Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm, contact Natasha.
|Mob 0424 240 964|
IFYS Community Kitchen
Can deliver meals to households in need.
Landsborough Morris House Neighbourhood Centre
Non perishables and food vouchers from Tuesday to Thursday, 9am to 12.30pm.
|Phone 5494 1255|
Maroochydore Neighbourhood Centre
Takeaway dinner on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5pm to 6pm, contact Mark
|Phone 5443 6696|
Maroochydore Lifecare Opshop
Produce and pantry items on Tuesdays from 11am to 1pm, contact Wendy.
|Phone 5443 8306|
Maleny Neighbourhood Centre
Offering essential food packages between 9am and 1pm, Monday to Friday.
|Phone 5499 9345|
Nambour the Shack Community Centre
Breakfast from 7am to 8am on Monday and Wednesday.
Nambour the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen
Takeaway dinner from 5pm on Monday and Wednesday.
Nambour Suncoast Christian Care
Low cost groceries Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
Anyone experiencing rental stress as a result of COVID-19 should call the Homelessness Hotline on 1800 474 753
- The Sunshine Coast Housing and Homelessness Directory
The directory has details of organisations providing services to those in need, and to persons experiencing homelessness.
- The Residential Rental Hub
Central point where you can find information and support on the COVID-19 changes affecting renting in Queensland
- Tenants Queensland
New information and fact sheets for residents whose tenancies are impacted by COVID-19
- Residential Tenancies Authority
Contact 1800 497 161 for information about the assistance available to you
- Queensland Government Rental Grant
Funding is available for Queenslanders who have lost their job due to the impacts of COVID-19 and who do not have access to other financial assistance
- Australian Government
Providing financial assistance to Australians including income support payments, payments to support households and temporary early releases of superannuation.
- Telstra and Vodafone
Providing data increases at no charge and support if you are having difficulties paying your phone bill
- National Debt Helpline 1800 007 007
Provides free financial counselling services