Provides a free hot meal, blankets, clothing, food vouchers, books and referral to other community services and government agencies. Fred's Van is open to anyone in need and operates at ten locations across Adelaide and regional South Australia.
The Fred's Van Timetable showing when and where the vans will be located is available below and at their website.
Many of these organisations offer a range of community support and information services in addition to the specific homelessness programs.
The Homelessness Gateway Service is a state-wide 24/7 telephone service, which can help you with support and access to emergency accommodation.
If you are homeless or at risk of being homeless, the Homelessness Gateway Service can help you with information, advocacy, crisis support, short-term assistance and referral including connecting you with specialist youth, domestic and aboriginal violence services.
For more information contact 1800 003 308.
Service is available to men aged 25 years and over who are unemployed, retired or receive the Disability Support Pension.
They provide assistance along with the Care & Housing for the Aged (ACHA) to financially disadvantaged frail aged people who are homeless or living in insecure accommodation and who are in the Intensive Rehabilitation Activity Program.
Services include: gardening, woodwork, crafts, living skills and holistic support Information, referral, housing, welfare, emergency assistance, food, furniture and other material assistance.
Mobile soup kitchen operates every day (except Saturday) from 1st Monday in May to early October at Whitmore Square at 6.30pm & Hurtle Square at 7.15pm.
*Referral and Assessment required for admission into the Intensive Rehabilitation Activity Program.
Provides emergency and crisis accommodation, along with meals, showers and support towards independent living.
Service aims to assist men over 18 with 47 beds including single, double or three person rooms and located at 28 Whitemore Square, Adelaide, for further information please visit their website.
The Vinnies Men's Crisis Centre is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Safe Pets Safe Families offers a foster care service for the pets of people experiencing domestic violence, homelessness, mental illness or a medical emergency for up to 12 weeks for a small weekly charity contribution fee dependent on the type and size of the animal. This service is supported by a network of volunteer foster carers and volunteers who transport, animals, food and toys to and from foster carer and vets if needed.
This service removes the barriers that people face when they are in these situations and have pets so that they can have their animals cared for while they get the help they need and be reunited with their pets when the appropriate housing is sorted. This service also prevents many animals ending up in the already flooded shelters which is traumatic for the animal and the owner and thus prevents many loved pets being unnecessarily euthanised.
Carrington Cottages provides accommodation for single men 45+ that are homeless. Please contact our office, as there is no referral required.
They provide safe, comfortable and affordable accommodation for 60 men on low incomes. Providing a supportive environment for men who have been homeless to rebuild their skills, confidence and motivation to move towards independent living.
There is kitchen facilities and Oz Harvest provides some food support, so tenants can obtain something to eat if they cannot provide for themselves.
Low cost rent can be taken directly from Centrelink payments. Transport to medical and welfare appointments can be arranged.
Catherine House has accommodation and support services for women experiencing homelessness, who are 18 years and older, and unaccompanied by children.
Offering a range of services to women including: emergency accommodation services, transitional housing services, supported accommodation for clients with mental health concerns, and support services through the Catherine House Women’s Centre.
Supports people who may be homeless or at risk of losing their tenancy. Services include an 'Intensive Tenancy Support Program' and 'Boarding House Outreach Program'.
Based at Marion, this service operates across the City of Marion, City of Holdfast Bay and the City of Mitcham.
For more information call 08 8245 7100.