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Emergency Support

Emergency Support

Finding immediate support and understanding is crucial in times of hardship or crisis. Our community is fortunate to have a network organisations and local churches committed to providing compassionate assistance with housing needs, emergency food supplies, support for low-income individuals, community meals, laundry services and financial aid for essential needs.

Homelessness Support

Council continues to monitor homelessness across the city, linking individuals with appropriate services and information and working more broadly with all relevant agencies to provide a coordinated and collaborative response.

Toward Home Alliance

Toward Home Alliance offers various services for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
(9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday)

Emergency Relief Support

Finding immediate support and understanding is crucial in times of hardship or crisis. Our community is fortunate to have a network organisations and local churches committed to providing compassionate assistance with housing needs, emergency food supplies, support for low-income individuals, community meals, laundry services and financial aid for essential needs.

Brighton Church of Christ

Providing emergency food and toiletry supplies Community Care Emergency Assistance and Low-Income Support for people in the local area.

When: 10am to 1pm Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Where: 24/7 Brighton Church of Christ 69 Sturt Road, Brighton, SA 5048

Coastlands Community Care

Coastlands has a pantry full of free food for those in need and a free cafe for all who come on the first and third Wednesdays of the week.

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month 10am-12pm

Where: 528 Brighton Rd, Brighton, SA 5048

Grocer with a heart

Fruit, vegetables and grocery items at a bare minimal cost.

When: Tuesday to Friday, 10:30am-3:00pm

Where: At the back of Brighton Church of Christ is at 65 Sturt Road, Brighton, SA 5048

Mary’s Kitchen Community Meal at St Andrew’s by the Sea Uniting Church

Guests can expect a warm welcome as they enter the vibe of the Mary’s Kitchen community and partake of a free, sit-down meal together.

When: 6pm Tuesday evenings

Where: 92 Jetty Road, Glenelg, SA 5045

Orange Sky Laundry at St Andrew’s by the Sea Uniting Church

Orange Sky Laundry support people experiencing homelessness and hardship through access to free laundry, warm showers and genuine conversation.

When: 5.30 pm – 7.30pm Tuesday (last wash 6.30pm), 11am – 1pm Fridays (last wash 12pm)

Where: 92 Jetty Road, Glenelg, SA 5045

St Andrew’s by the Sea Uniting Church

Community support and food relief services at St Andrew’s UC Glenelg. Fresh food, non-perishable pantry items, toiletries, chemist vouchers for PBS scripts, clothing and other items

When: Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 11.30 am to 2.15 pm

Address: 92 Jetty Road, Glenelg, SA 5045

St Jude’s Brighton

St Judes Community Meal

The Community Meal is provided to locals and visitors alike with the express purpose of feeding nutritious meals to those living with food insecurity and/ or those who are isolated and would benefit from a caring community.

When: 11:30-1:30 every Friday

St Jude’s Community Pantry

St Jude’s Community Pantry aims to offer emergency food and toiletry supplies for anyone in need without making any demands on the recipient. Please do not ask the parish office for goods. The community and church will stock the pantry as much as possible —this is not a walk-in service.
When: 24/7

Where: 444 Brighton Road, Brighton, SA 5048

St Paul’s Lutheran Church Glenelg

Provides emergency food relief, basic toiletries, access to some subsidised basic PBS medications and pastoral care.

The op shop supplies clothing and household items at minimal costs. All money received funds food care supplies.

When: Mondays and Wednesdays 11am-2pm

Where: 48–50 Brighton Road, Glenelg, SA 5049

St Peter's Anglican Church

Food assistance through application on a fortnightly basis.

When: 9.30am-12pm Tuesday to Friday

Where: 1 Torrens Square, Glenelg, SA 5045