Community meals and food relief

Maroondah Emergency Relief Agencies currently operating:

Community meals

Agency Name

Opening Hours


Current Services

The Dining Room Mission

Tuesdays 5.00pm

St. John The Devine Anglican Church, Toorak Ave, Croydon


Croydon North Uniting Church

Tuesdays 12.00pm

387A Maroondah Highway, Croydon North


Ph. 0419 260 158

Winter Shelter


St John The Devine Anglican Church, Toorak Ave, Croydon


ADRA - Community Care Croydon

Thursdays 4.30 - 6pm

Oasis SDA Church, 17-19 Surry Rd West Croydon

Dinner, Groceries and Material aid

Ringwood Church of Christ

Thursdays 12.00pm - 1.00pm

Ringwood Church of Christ-13 Bedford Rd, Ringwood


Winter Shelter

Friday 5.15pm

Urban Life
149 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood


The Kiosk-Croydon Soup kitchen

Saturdays 5.00pm- 6.30pm

Keystone Hall, 9 Civic Square Croydon


Emergency food relief 

Agency Name

Opening Hours



Maroondah Community Assist - Croydon

Tuesday- Friday

214 Mt Dandenong Rd, Croydon

Ph. 9725- 7920

Maroondah Community Assist Inc - Confidential, Free, Independent and Impartial Advice

North Ringwood Care

Monday- Friday- 10am -1pm

14 Dickson Cres, North Ringwood

Ph. 9876 5625

NR Care | North Ringwood Uniting Church (

St Vincent de Paul

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

home visiting service

Ph. 1800 305 330

Vinnies VIC: Home Visitation

Salvation Army

Ringwood Doorways for card collection, support, coffee, and conversation

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

10.00am- 4.00pm 

49 - 53 Wantirna Rd, Ringwood

All people requiring emergency relief will need to contact the Phone Assistance Line (PAL)

Ph 8873 5288

Ringwood Salvos | The Salvation Army Australia

Eastern Food Rescue Day Markets
Monday - Sunday 11.30am

Night Markets Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8.30pm
49 - 53 Wantirna Rd, Ringwood (outside Salvation Army)  Eastern Food Rescue | Facebook

The Freedom initiative


Thursday 9.30 -12pm

98 Railway Ave, Ringwood East

For appointments and further information call 0481 733 344

Freedom Initiative - Empower Church (

Helping Hand

Monday - Friday 9.30-11.30am.

Food Pantry 11 - 11.45am

Wednesday fresh fruit and Veg. 9.30 - 10.30am, (BYO bags)

5a Mount View St, Croydon

Ph. 9725 1115

Helping Hand – Croydon Uniting Church

Hope City Mission

Wednesday and Thursday

51 Lusher Rd, Croydon

Phone for an appointment

1800 865 299

Hope City Mission | Food Relief, Financial Literacy & Advocacy

Truth and Liberation (TLC)

Monday, Tuesday,

265 Canterbury Rd, Bayswater North

Ph. 9729 6555

TLC Church

Uniting - Victoria Homelessness Entry point

Monday - Friday

291A Maroondah Highway Ringwood

Ph. 8870 4020

Community Support Services Ringwood | Uniting Vic.Tas (

Empower Church-Planet Shakers

Sunday 10.00am -11.00am

251 Maroondah Highway

Ph. 1300 883 321

Ringwood Church: East Campus | Planetshakers

St. Pauls Mullum Mullum Anglican Church

Tuesday 9.00am-1.00pm

40 Warrandyte Rd, Ringwood

Ph. 9870 2093

Mullum Mullum Anglican

Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place  3 Croydon Way, Croydon

Food Pantry

Wednesday 11am to 4pm

Food boxes available for Indigenous Community members only

 For further information

Ph 9725 2166

Mullum Pantry - MMIGP