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Food relief programs in Cardinia Shire

Pakenham Community Pantry – Living & Learning Pakenham photo
Pakenham Community Pantry – Living & Learning Pakenham

These organisations offer food and material aid services in Cardinia Shire.

The Salvation Army

51 Bald Hill Rd, Pakenham
Food and material aid available
Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays
Ph: 5941 4906

Follow Bless Collective

Food and material aid available
Ph: 5943 2137 or 0411 543 817
Email: info@bless.org.au

Bunyip and District Community House

2B Beswick St, Garfield
Food and material aid available Wednesdays 10am to 3pm
Ph: 0481 895 509
Email: manager@bdch.com.au

Cockatoo Community House

23 Bailey Rd, Cockatoo
Free non-perishable food pantry
Ph: 5968 9031

Emerald Community House

358 Belgrave-Gembrook Rd, Emerald
Free food pantry 24/7
Ph: 5968 3881
Email: emhouse@iinet.net.au

Gurudwara Siri Guru Nanak Darbar

33 Officer Rd, Officer
Food aid with home delivery available
Ph: 0421 061 177
Email: info@sgnd.com.au

Pakenham Community Pantry 

Living & Leanring Pakenham
6B Henry St, Pakenham
Free non-perishable food pantry available on deck
Ph: 5941 2389

St. Vincent De Pauls 

Financial and material assistance
Welfare Assistance Line, Mon-Fri 10am to 3pm 
Ph: 1800 305 330

Planet Shakers (EMPOWER)

RCS Products, 12 Bormar Dr, Pakenham
Food and material aid available
Sundays 10.30am to 3pm
Ph: 9896 7999

St Lukes Cockatoo

1 McBride St, Cockatoo
Free non-perishable food pantry
Ph: 5968 8459

ADRA – Adventist Development and Relief Agency

Food and material aid with home delivery available
Ph: 1800 242 372
Email: adra.info@adra.org.au

Turning Point Church – Koo Wee Rup

Food and material aid available Fridays 10am to 2pm.
Delivery is available – book before 3pm Thursday.
Office Hours Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9.30am to 3pm
Ph: 5997 2217
Email: kooweerup@turningpoint.asn.au

Afriaus Iliac 

Food relief, financial and material assistance
Mon-Saturday
Living and Learning Pakenham, 6B Henry Street, Pakenham
Ph: 0400808112 

Dandenong Ranges Emergency Relief Services 

Residents from Cockatoo, Emerald, Avonsleigh, Gembrook, Clematis
Food relief, financial and material assistance
Public Showers (Mon-Fri 9am to 2pm)
Belgrave Community Hub, 1616 - 1624 Burwood Hwy, Belgrave 3160
Ph: 9754 7777   
Email: enquire@drers.org.au

Follow Bless Collective Food Aid
Material aid by Follow Bless Collective

These organisations offer free community meals. Everyone is welcome to attend! 

Follow Bless Collective- Thursday 6pm

Bourke Park, Pakenham (opposite Train Station)
Thursday evenings, 6pm to 9pm
No bookings required 
Ph: Leanne Griffiths 5943 2137 or 0411 543 817
Email: info@bless.org.au
Web: Follow Bless Collective

Fresh produce is also available to take home, provided by 
ADRA

Pakenham Library- Friday 6pm

Cnr John Street & Henry Street, Pakenham
Every Friday, 6pm (Library open until 9pm)
Hot meals provided by Ultimate Asian Supermarket 
No bookings required
Ph: 1800 577 548
Web: Library After Dark

Gurudwara Baba Budha Sahib Ji- Delivery 6pm

905 Koo Wee Rup Rd, Pakenham
Providing freshly cooked vegetarian meals for those in need.
Order before 12pm each day. Food delivered between 6 to 8pm daily.
Ph: 0469 826 283 or 0433 483 335

Paddy’s Kitchen- Sunday 4pm

St Patricks Parish Hall, 136 Princes Highway, Pakenham
Homecooked take-away meal 
Every Sunday 4pm-5pm 
Ph: 5941 7315
Web: Paddy's Kitchen

To find out more about the range of local family, health, and social services available in Cardinia Shire, head to the Services Supporting Cardinia Shire Directory. 
This directory lists a range of services including financial, housing and homelessness, disability, employment and much more.  

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