Saints Care provides support to vulnerable community members through their emergency food relief and community connection programs. Our service understands that for some people gaining their basic needs can be a challenge for a variety of reasons, this is why our food relief services are more than just handouts, they are a way to connect people and gain access to further support.
Over 2 million Australian households (1.3 million children) have experienced extreme food insecurity in the last 12 months (Foodbank Hunger Report 2022). This research report provides evidence for our food relief services ang highlights the need for this type of support.
Our Brisbane Community Connect program offers food relief services to the local community. This program is in partnership with Community of Christ Brisbane and is delivered each Tuesday at 12:30pm at 21 Safari st, Chermside West QLD. Our team specialise in food relief and providing quality community connection through conversation, morning teas and a welcoming space to meet people.
Our WA Food Pantry service offers food relief as well as other essential items such as clothing and household items. This program is in partnership with Community if Christ Perth and is delivered each Wednesday morning at 48 Lombardy st & Elmwood ave, Woodlands WA.
Our staff and volunteers say “ Its important that we can offer food relief where it is needed, but the unique part of the program is the focus on social engagement”.