Free community meals in Cardinia Shire
Various community organisations around Cardinia Shire offer free meals to vulnerable community members.
Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions, community meal programs are currently not taking place until further notice. Please check this page for updates.
If you require emergency access to food and material aid please refer to the Services Supporting Cardinia Shire Family, Health and Social Services Directory
Locations where free meals are offered
ADRA Community Meal
Free community meal open to everyone to enjoy.
Dig In Community Café, Emerald
Free community meal open to everyone to enjoy. An opportunity to come and enjoy healthy seasonal food, good company and the chance to meet new people.
Follow Bless Collective
Free hot meal open to everyone in need. Tuesday evening also includes free access to both hot showers and laundry services.
Where: Bourke Park, Railway Avenue, Pakenham
When: Tuesday and Thursday evenings
Time: 6 to 9pm
Contact: Leanne Griffiths on 59432137 / 0411543817 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Website: Follow Bless Collective
Paddy’s Kitchen, Pakenham
Free roast dinner open to everyone in need.
Where: St Patricks Parish Hall, 136 Princes Highway, Pakenham
When: First and third Sunday of each month
Contact: 5941 7315
Website: Paddy's Kitchen
PC3 Cook Up, Pakenham
Free hot meal open to everyone in need.
Where: Senior Citizens Hall, 38 James Street, Pakenham
When: Monday evenings
Contact: 0433 213 630
Website: PC3 Cook Up Facebook page