Any of the St Vincent de Paul sites listed here can help you with household assistance for bills, food and school needs and other services as needed. Call any of the numbers below and they will direct you to the relevant service. St Vinnies are able to provide prompt, wide ranging assistance to farm families.
Foodshare is a community-based welfare program that people in need may access to obtain Food Hampers to help them through tough times. This service is FREE.
Food hampers are available to anyone in need throughout the region.
Food vouchers are accessed by referring agencies in both Cobram and Yarrawonga. Both locations have a shop front they operate from.
To obtain assistance from Foodshare you will need to contact one of the following agencies:
St Vincent De Paul, Main Street, Cobram. Tel. (03) 5872 1737
Cobram Community House, Punt Road, Cobram. Tel. (03) 5872 2224
Citizen’s Advice Bureau, 63 Punt Road, Cobram. Tel. (03) 5871 2174
Cobram Community Health Centre (03) 5871 0900
In Cobram Moira Foodshare is located in Charles Street and is open between 2 pm and 3 pm (Monday to Friday)
St. Vincent de Paul, 111 Allan Street
Tel (03) 5853 2473
St. Vincent De Paul, Melville Street,
Tel. (03) 5862 2650
Numurkah Community Learning Centre (03) 5862 2249
Numurkah District Health Service (03) 5862 0555
Community House Nathalia
Tel. (03) 5866 2879
Nathalia and District Health Centre
( 03) 5866 9494
St. Vincent De Paul, Belmore Street,
Tel. (03) 5744 3083
Yarrawonga Community Health Centre, Piper Street, Tel. (03) 5743 8500
YNH Services (03) 5744 3911
In Yarrawonga Moira Foodshare is located next to the Yarrawonga Hospital in Lynch Street and is open between
2 pm and 3 pm (Monday to Friday).
St. Vincent De Paul, 34 Jerilderie Street, . Tel. (03) 5886 1697
St. Vincent De Paul, Corcoran Street,
Tel. (03) 5885 2010
St. Vincent De Paul,
Tel. 0408 831 911
St. Vincent De Paul,
Tel. 0439 099 050
The operations of Moira Foodshare are co-ordinated by our Program Manager - Robin Harwood. Robin can be contacted on 0439 722 425.
For more information on the services we provide please call (03) 5742 1111
Food, Personal & Household Items
The following organizations and community groups are putting together hampers or providing community meals. Some are also able to help you access household items and support to pay basic bills.
For those of you who would like to participate in this either as a donor or recipient, please make direct contact with the group. Alternatively you can send us an email or ring us to have a chat to find out how we can help. 0427641287
We understand the sensitive nature of any support requests.We can guarantee that this will be done as discreetly as possible with only those who have direct contact with you dealing with your request.
FOOD PICK UP POINTS/ SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS
Kyabram Community & Learning Centre Inc.
21-25 Lake Road, Kyabram VIC 3620
Parishes of the Diocese - Kyabram St Andrew's
.St Andrew's Community Meal
33 Church St, Kyabram, Vic, 3620
Our St Andrew's Community Meal serves a home cooked meal to up to 60 people each Monday night (During School Terms). We start with Tea and Coffee from 5:30 in the Church Hall, with the meal at 6pm, starting with a brief message and a prayer. We welcome all people to join us in the meal, especially those in financial hardship or who would benefit from a social time with others.
Our Community Meal is well known in the local community and received the Australia Day Community Group Award in 2014. The Community Meal has been serving the community for ten years.
Rev'd David Willsher
Phone (w): (03) 5852 1039
Mob: 0428 521 031
For Community Groups wanting access, this is a link for Foodbank and their agencies already in existence.
For individuals the first point of contact is your local Council or you can contact us for a number on 0427641287
Monday and Thursdays
Community House – Tracey Street
Prepared and served by Community House Volunteers
Mike Collins Community Transport.
Phone: 03 5831 8515
I own the Terminus Hotel, Yarrawonga and would like to offer any local dairy farmers a complimentary meal & drink to the value of $25 per adult and $15 per child (based on a family of 4) to help take their minds off things for an hour or 2. Just show your tanker slip & ID when ordering.
If you would like to donate something towards these meals, your donation would be gratefully accepted.
BSB: 083 832
Strathmerton Lions Club have food hampers they are sending out to help our farming families
These include fresh fruit, veggies and bread,giving families over a weeks worth of food on the table.
We can also help you access services and ongoing support.
Contact: Linda Ryder
0417 085 234
or Jenni Clark
0427 641 287
Helping Hands Mission
Phone: 1300 892 010
Food relief can be accessed via the Bridgewater Op Shop
15 Main Road, Bridgewater on Loddon
Monday – Friday: 10am - 4pm
Saturday – Sunday: 10am - 2pm
In 2015, we also launched our Bridgewater based Rural Food Pantry. Working in conjunction with the Inglewood Lions Club, we now distribute food to a growing number of communities with the Loddon Shire, including Kerang, Dunolly, Boort, Charlton, Dingee, Arnold and Powlett.
Numurkah District Health Service
Numurkah District Health Service
2 Katamatite Road
PO Box 128, Numurkah, VIC, 3636
(03) 5862 0555
Shepparton and surrounds
You can access Food Share via the following organizations.
Goulburn Valley Community Care & Emergency relief Inc
2B Campbell Street
Mooroopna Life Church
4 Treacy St, Mooroopna VIC 3629
Phone: (03) 5825 3938
27 Wyndham St
SHEPPARTON VIC 3630
Ph (03) 5820 8000
Shepparton - Head Office
P.O. Box 1069, Shepparton 3632
19 Welsford Street, Shepparton
Phone: 0358 237 000
Fax: 0358 311 917