Food support services

Please note that operating hours may vary.

It is recommended that services be contacted directly to confirm operating hours and service availability.




Hawkesbury’s Helping Hands

Unit E28 Walker Street, South Windsor

4577  7077

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.

Current updates and information please check Facebook

The Hive - 28 Walker Street, South Windsor

Homelessness Service – 5.00pm - 7:30pm.
Hot Showers from 5.00pm, Meals start at 6.00pm.
Care and Food Packs, toiletries, pet food.
Further outreach support services are available on Wednesday mornings.
Meal Service
Wednesday 9.00am to 11.00am
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.

Meals on Wheels

4571 1633

Meals on Wheels deliver healthy meals to residents over 65 or those living with a disability. Service is provided on completion of a My Aged Care or NDIS assessment.  Please call to arrange an assessment and connection to the meal services.

Freedom Centre - The Living Room

Shop 15, 24 East Market St, Richmond

(behind the barber)

0412 261 651

Wednesday and Thursday 10.00am – 2.00pm.

Pantry and toiletry items available for collection.

St Vincent De Paul

4577 4880


8861 9770

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

Flood Recovery - Please call if in need of clothing, sheets or towels – NO Charges apply.

Please call 13 18 12 and select option 2.

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

Please call 1800 606 724 for welfare assistance

Vouchers - call Penrith Ph 8861 9770 for over the phone  assessment.  Collection from Penrith Community Hub by appointment Dalma House, 308 High Street, Penrith.

Further information on Vinnies Community Assistance locations and assistance.

Note these centres are located outside the Hawkesbury LGA. They can connect or provide emergency relief assistance to all Hawkesbury Residents.

Strong Nation Community Services

190 Macquarie Street, Windsor –

4587 8091

Offices and Foodcare are currently CLOSED, however Strong Nation Community Services remain open and are available. Please phone for connection to services

Free Food Hampers are available with pantry staple items. Please call 4587 8091 or facebook messenger chat to arrange pickup.

  • Emergency Relief – Free Food Hampers
  • Specialist Homelessness Services
  • Family   Support Assistance.
  • Connection   to and assistance with Flood Recovery supports.

Hawkesbury Community Outreach Services

30 McMahons Park Road, Kurrajong

4573 1166

Emergency Hampers and Food Assistance can be arranged by phone.

Bligh Park Community Services

4 Sirius Road, Bligh Park

4572 5898

Centre Open - Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Fresh Food Friday from 9.00am
Weekdays – Please call to arrange Food Boxes if needed.

Emergency Assistance available.

Peppercorn Services Inc.

4587 0222

Peppercorn Support Services

Providing family support, community aged care, transport, dietetics, flood recovery, NDIS and volunteer assistance. Please call for connection to these services.

Peppercorn Recovery Support Services

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

4587 0225 or at

Hawkesbury Community Kitchen

38A Macquarie Street, Windsor

4577 5203


Lunch - 10.00am to 1.00pm

Dinner - 6.00 to 7.00pm

Weekends - 11.30am to 1.00pm Lunch ONLY

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

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.
  • Connection and assistance with Flood Recovery Supports

The Women’sCottage

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:

Updated information

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

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

Enquiries can be made at

Mountain of Joy

0408 913 617

For all needs, please call or text Karen on  0408 913 617 after 5.00pm any day of the week.  

Please DO NOT message via Facebook messenger

Food Supports and supplies are available to :

  • All families   struggling to get food supply due to losing income.

Please ensure you text 0408 913 617 prior to attending  to ensure the items you need are on hand such as the correct nappy size or required formula.

Hawkesbury City Salvation Army

290 George Street, Windsor

4577 3889

Community of Hope Market – Tuesday’s

290 George Street Windsor

10.00am to 1.00pm

Free items Vegetables, Fruit and Bread

Hampers - $7.00 and $15.00
Family Dinner Night - HOPE Chapel  Thursday’s

“Pay what you can afford for dinner “
Family Dinner Night - 6.00pm to 8.00pm.

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