How to get help

Food Hero Donna Pomare demonstrates making Anzac Slice with Mish Grigor at Food Fight: The Battle for Food Security, 30 April 2016, Liverpool. Photo: Jacquie Manning.

Food Hero Donna Pomare demonstrates making Anzac Slice with Mish Grigor at Food Fight: The Battle for Food Security, 30 April 2016, Liverpool. Photo: Jacquie Manning.

 
 

There is no shame in getting some help when you’re doing it tough.

People from all walks of life can experience food insecurity for any number of reasons.

There are a range of services and resources in the local community that can be useful to individuals and families experiencing food insecurity. Local Councils are often a good starting point to seek information on the local services that may be able to support you.

You can contact the organisations below for assistance.

SOUTH WEST SYDNEY SERVICES

Liverpool City Council – 1300 362 170 or www.liverpool.nsw.gov.au
Information and referral service for food relief and related issues.

Liverpool Community Kitchen and Hub
Free meals and support services, Mon to Fri. 28 Pirie Street, Liverpool.

Salvation Army Food 4 Life – Warwick Farm – 02 8798 5928
Low cost food service. Tue, Thu and Fri, 10am – 1pm. 75 Lawrence Hargrave Rd, Warwick Farm.

 Salvation Army Food 4 Life – Busby – 02 9826 7819
Low cost food service. Mon and Thu, 1 – 4pm; Tue and Fri, 10am – 1pm. Cnr Hereford St & Jersey St, Busby.

 NATIONAL SERVICES

The organisations below and will be able to direct you to help from local services.

Benevolent Society – 02 8262 3400 or www.benevolent.org.au

Salvation Army – 13 72 58 or www.salvos.org.au

St Vincent de Paul – 02 9568 0262 or www.vinnies.org.au

 Anglicare – 02 8805 0900 or www.anglicare.org.au

 The Smith Family – 1300 326 459 or www.thesmithfamily.com.au
Support services for families with children.

Link2home – 1800 152 152
If you are homeless or are worried about becoming homeless, Link2home is your primary contact.