Housing, food and financial support
  • Last updated:
  • 03 Mar 2021

The following organisations provide emergency payments for food and groceries:

  • United Synergies
  • Caloundra Community Centre
  • Salvation Army (Salvos)
  • St Vincent de Paul (Vinnies)

Seniors, people with a disability and other vulnerable people in the community can take advantage of online services provided by:

Food support services schedule

Beerwah Meals on Wheels Phone 5494 6948

Caloundra Gateway Care

For emergency food relief and low cost groceries

Phone 5458 6888

Caloundra Meals on Wheels

Call the day before for a hot meal the following day, assessment will happen over the phone.

Phone 5491 6466

Caloundra Salvation Army

Community dinner on Tuesdays and emergency relief cards.

Phone 5491 8653

Glass House Mountains Neighbourhood Centre

Local IGA vouchers Wednesdays from 9am to 12pm

Phone 5438 7000

IFYS Community Kitchen

Can deliver meals to households in need.

Email feedingfamilies@ifys.com.au

Landsborough Morris House Neighbourhood Centre

Non perishables and food vouchers from Tuesday to Thursday, 9am to 12.30pm.

Phone 5494 1255

Maroochydore Neighbourhood Centre

Takeaway dinner on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5pm to 6pm, contact Mark

Phone 5443 6696

Maroochydore Lifecare Opshop

Produce and pantry items on Tuesdays from 11am to 1pm, contact Wendy.

Phone 5443 8306

Maleny Neighbourhood Centre

Offering essential food packages between 9am and 1pm, Monday to Friday.

Phone 5499 9345

Nambour the Shack Community Centre

Breakfast from 7am to 8am on Monday and Wednesday.


Nambour the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

Takeaway dinner from 5pm on Monday and Wednesday.


Nambour Suncoast Christian Care

Low cost groceries Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.



Anyone experiencing rental stress as a result of COVID-19 can call the Homelessness Hotline on 1800 474 753

Financial assistance

  • Australian Government
    Providing financial assistance to Australians including income support payments, payments to support households and temporary early releases of superannuation.
  • Telstra and Vodafone
    Providing data increases at no charge and support if you are having difficulties paying your phone bill
  • National Debt Helpline 1800 007 007
    Provides free financial counselling services