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Food support services

Due to the current flooding situation operating hours may change and it is recommended that services be contacted  direct to confirm operating hours and service availability.  

Whilst some of the services offices are closed, access to many of these services can still be arranged by telephone or email. Please contact and if necessary, leave a message for assistance.

Hawkesbury’s Helping Hands - Unit E28 Walker Street, South Windsor

Please call 4577 7077 and leave a  message if unanswered. Please note, not accepting      donations of clothes, toys, books, household items or furniture at this time. Currently operating in mobile locations on additional days please check Facebook for location and times.

https://www.facebook.com/HawkesburysHelpingHands/

Usual Services remain at 28 Walker Street, South Windsor

Hamper Days Wednesday 12.00pm to 3.00pm

Saturday 10.00am to 1.00pm

Meal Service

Sat and Sun 5.00pm to 7.30pm

Hawkesbury Valley Baptist Church 14/26 Terrace Road, North Richmond - 4571 4963
Please phone for emergency assistance and leave a message if unattended.
Emergency Food Assistance and Flood Relief Support also available at the church.
Meals on Wheels - 4571 1633

Please phone for Emergency Food assistance and will assist where able to.

Meals have been supplied to existing residents and/or their families.

Usual service to residents over 65 or those living with a disability, however, in a crisis will assist all who make contact. Service is provided on completion of a ‘My Aged Care’ assessment.  Please call to arrange assessment and access to the usual meal services.

Arrangements made with existing clients prior to Easter period.

Freedom Centre - The Living Room - Shop 15, 24 East Market St, Richmond (behind the barber) - 0412 261 651

OPEN USUAL HOURS

Wednesday and Thursday 10.00am – 2.00pm. Pantry and toiletry items available for collection.

St Vincent De Paul - 4577 4880 Windsor Office, 8861 9770 Penrith Office,

Windsor Store OPEN
Monday to Saturday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday 9.00am to 4.00pm

Flood Assistance
Free - Clothing and Manchester available at Windsor Store

Please call 13 18 12 and select option 2.

  • Limited Food Assistance
  • Clothing and furniture,
  • Material and Financial assistance.

OPEN EASTER SATURDAY 16/04/2022

CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY 15 APRIL 2022, EASTER SUNDAY 17 APRIL 2022, AND EASTER MONDAY 18 APRIL 2022.

Usual Service - Vouchers - call Penrith Ph 8861 9770 for over the phone  assessment and text notification.

Collection from Penrith Community Hub by appointment Dalma House, 308 High Street, Penrith.

Strong Nation Community Services - 190 Macquarie Street, Windsor - OFFICES CLOSED - 4587 8091

Office at 190 Macquarie Street is CLOSED

Phones have been diverted.
Please phone and leave a message for assistance:

  • Emergency Relief
  • Specialist Homelessness Services
  • Family Support Assistance.

CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY 15 APRIL AND EASTER MONDAY 18 APRIL 2022.

Hawkesbury Community Outreach Services - 30 McMahons Park Road, Kurrajong - 4573 1166

Small amount of Emergency Hampers.
Food Assistance can be arranged by phone.

CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY 15 APRIL AND EASTER MONDAY 18 APRIL 2022.

Bligh Park Community Services - 4 Sirius Road, Bligh Park - 4572 5898

Centre Open - Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Fresh Food Friday


Fresh Food Friday CLOSED Good Friday 15 APRIL 2022.

Weekdays – Please call to arrange Food Boxes if needed.

Emergency Assistance available.
Please call and leave a message if phone is unanswered.

CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY 15 APRIL AND EASTER MONDAY 18 APRIL 2022.

Peppercorn Services Inc. - 4587 0225 or at rss@peppercorn.org.au

Peppercorn Recovery Support Services

4587 0225 or at rss@peppercorn.org.au

Flood Recovery assistance to access short term financial supports, assistance with flood recovery including connection to emotional, mental health and support services.

CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY 15 APRIL AND EASTER MONDAY 18 APRIL 2022.

Hawkesbury Community Kitchen - 38A Macquarie Street, Windsor - 4577 5203

Usual Hours

Weekdays

Lunch - 10.00am to 1.00pm

Dinner - 6.00 to 7.00pm

Weekends - 11.30am to 1.00pm Lunch ONLY

Showers and laundry facilities are open Weekdays 10.00am to 11.30am and Weekends 11.30am to 1.00pm

CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY 15 APRIL AND EASTER MONDAY 18 APRIL 2022.

Glossodia Community Centre - 162 Golden Valley Drive, Glossodia - 4576 5542

OPEN - Monday to Friday – 9.00am to 4.00pm

  • Food pantry packs,
  • Emergency relief assistance,
  • Fuel and Electricity vouchers etc.

CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY 15 APRIL AND EASTER MONDAY 18 APRIL 2022.

The Women’s Cottage - 22 Bosworth Street, Richmond - 4578 4190, 0482 777 212,  0482 787 997
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday          9.30am to 4.00pm
  • Thursdays
    9.30am to 1.00pm  and 3.00pm to 7.00pm
  • Saturday 9.30am to 12.00pm
  • Requests for assistance can be made via phone or email on the website: www.womenscottage.or.au

    Domestic Violence Hotline
    24 hours 7days a week – 1800 RESPECT or 1800 737 732.

    CLOSED FOOD FRIDAY 15/04/2022 AND EASTER MONDAY 18/04/2022.

Winmalee Neighbourhood Centre - 62 White Cross Road, Winmalee - 4754 4050

Supports available

Financial assistance e.g.

  • Electricity, Gas and Water bills,
  • NILS – No Interest Loan Scheme for household bills such as rego, medical, vet etc.,
  • Fresh Food Program – 5 days per week,
  • Coles and Fuel Vouchers,
  • Food Pack and Frozen Meals.
  • Food     assistance available.

Flood and Bushfire Assistance - Bushfire and Flood Recovery Support services and assistance as noted above is available. Please call to arrange.

HOURS
Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 4.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 1.30 pm

Enquiries can be made at www.winmaleeneighbourhoodcentre.com.au

CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY 15/04/2022 AND EASTER MONDAY 18/04/2022.

Mountain of Joy - 0408 913 617

Assistance on WESTERN SIDE OF THE RIVER - For all needs, please call or text Karen on  0408 913 617 after 5.00pm any day of the week.

Please do not attempt to message via messenger as the high volume of incoming requests cannot be seen.

Food Supports and supplies are available to :

  • All Parents with small children West of the River suffering income loss due to floods, or
  • Any other families struggling to get food supply due to losing income.

Usual Hours
8.00am to 8.00pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday Please ensure you text 0408 913 617 prior to attending  to ensure the items you need are on hand.E.g. Correct nappy size or required formula.

Hawkesbury City Salvation Army - 290 George Street, Windsor - 4577 3889

OPEN For those affected by the floods
Tuesday 15 March 2022 to Thursday 17 March 2022
10.00am to 1.00pm each day.

OPEN for ALL
Tuesday Hope market is OPEN
10.00AM to 1.00PM

We also have a van dropping around places with some goods if needed, please call.

CLOSED FOOD FRIDAY 15/04/2022 AND EASTER MONDAY 18/04/2022.

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