Provides food, food vouchers, blankets, clothes, assistance with bills and furniture. Help may also include medications, access to free glasses, and referrals to free dental care.
Many centres provide budget counselling, financial counselling, personal counselling and links to other community programs. Located across the state.
Please note that some centres service multiple location and some services are provided by appointments only. More service information can be found within the Opening Times and at the bottom of each location page.
The Mount Barker Salvos bring the Market Place to the Adelaide Hills community from 12pm – 1.00pm every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Offering people in need from the Adelaide Hills community access to a selection of produce and packaged or tinned foods free of charge.
Stalls of fresh fruit, vegetables, dairy products and baked goods will be available for the community with a 'help yourself' approach, shoppers are en-couraged to make healthy selections in a dignified and supportive environment. Cooking demonstration also available.
Please bring your own shopping bags
The Market Place is located at The Salvation Army Church, 17 Fletcher Road, Mount Barker.
Offers a quiet spot to sit down and rest your weary legs, have a chat and enjoy an Espresso Coffee or a cup of tea and delicious home-made cake or biscuits at bargain prices.
Fred's Van provides comfort and a warm, nutritious meal for those experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness and marginalisation. Operating from eight sites across Adelaide and two regional sites in Port Lincoln and Port Pirie, this emergency service is delivered by the work and commitment of more than 550 volunteers.
Locations and Times
Hemmings Park, Gawler Place between Flinders & Wakefield Street Adelaide, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 7pm and Sunday 6pm
Aldinga Community Centre, Stewart Ave, Aldinga Beach, Friday 7pm
Christies Beach, Wardli Youth Centre, 13 McKinna Road, Christie Downs, Sunday & Wednesday 7pm
Elizabeth, Vinnies Centre, 8 Langford Drive, Elizabeth, Wednesday 6pm
Gawler, Pioneer Park, Lyndoch Road, Gawler (next to the visitor centre)Thursday 6pm
Kilburn, Kilburn Community Centre, 59 Gladstone Avenue, Kilburn, Thursday 7pm,
Salisbury Twelve 25 Youth Centre, 17 Wiltshire Street, Salisbury, Sunday 6pm
Semaphore, St Bede’s Anglican Church Hall, 200 Military Road, Semaphore, Sunday 6pm
Port Lincoln, St Mary of the Angels Church, Mortlock Terrace, Sunday 6pm
Port Pirie, Vinnies, 59 Gertrude Street, Port Pirie, Sunday 7pm
The Day Centre is open
Monday to Friday: 7am to 1pm
Sunday & Public Holidays: 9am to 11am
Breakfast: Monday to Friday: 7:45–8:30am (donation)
Sundays and Public Holidays: 9-9:30am (tea and toast)
Morning Tea: Monday-Friday: 10.00am
Lunch: Monday to Friday: 11:45am – 12:45pm ($2.00)
Sundays and Public Holidays: 10:30-11am (takeaway lunch provided) Health care card required
Showers and laundry are also available
ADRA provides a range of services in Adelaide and SA regional areas. These services include:
Food Relief - available on request or bookings through their local Op shops.
Cafe - Providing low cost meals in a cafe style setting.
Op Shops - supply affordable clothing and other goods to those in need.
Pantry - providing access to lower priced grocery items.
Go to locations below to contact and make an appointment for Food relief in an area near you or find the locations of the Op Shops, Cafes and Pantries.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the official humanitarian agency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Free soup and bread every Thursday from 4 - 6pm.
Murray Bridge Salvation Army, Fourth Street, Murray Bridge
Decent meal, tea and coffee, nice atmosphere. The food is purchased by the parishioners.
12 Flinders Street (entry from the back of the Church)
FFTC offers fresh fruit and vegetables, bead and associated bread products and other pantry items free of charge.
117 Grand Junction Road Rosewater
A gold coin donation on entry entitles you to bread and bread products, fruit and veg anything on the free table. Other items available at heavily reduced process.