Break the Cycle is a not-for-profit organisation located in Macquarie Fields, which aims to empower local residents to make sustainable life choices through a range of services (Family Support; Emergency Relief; No Interest Loans; Community Chaplaincy; Lifeskill courses for men and women; free legal assistance; counselling; and community development programs).
Contact: (02) 9829 8898
Foodbank NSW & ACT is a non-denominational, community supported not-for-profit, that collects unwanted food and re-distributes it to people in need through welfare agencies.
Foodbank NSW & ACT is the largest food relief agency in NSW, providing 90% of all wholesale emergency food relief in the state. It was founded in 1992 in NSW.
Foodbank NSW & ACT is endorsed by the Australian Food and Grocery Council as the food industry’s preferred means of disposal of surplus product, and is relied upon by charities as the “pantry of the welfare sector”.
Highlands Community Centres Inc. is an independent, non political, non denominational organisation that provides: Information, referrals, advocacy, emergency relief, community development, youth services (Incorporating Highlands Youth Hub), Tax Help and No Interest Loans.
Contact: (02) 4862 2052
Accredited Financial Counsellors are available Monday to Friday to anyone requiring help with budgets, income planning, managing expenses, financial advocacy and general advice.
Contact: (02) 4645 7200 www.lifelinemacarthur.org.au
Provided meals, clothes and support to disadvantaged children, young people and their families. Work with agencies to provide housing, counselling, mental health support, financial and other social services. Provide childcare to parents undertaking parenting training. Provided skilled based activities and programs to reduce isolation and loneliness and to build a strong inclusive community.
Contact: (02) 9600 0600
Provides pre-loved clothing, accessories, furniture and other material resources for people experiencing financial difficulties who are living in the Camden local government area and others who would like to contribute their time or resources to help locals in need.
Contact: 0422 630 944 or 0432 373 573 www.mhccamden.com.au 5 Edward Street, Camden
The Salvation Army Moneycare financial counselling service provides free support for people experiencing financial difficulty, in a financial crisis situation or wish to avoid financial difficulties. The service does not lend money or provide material aid.
Contact: Bankstown 0437 954 948, Bowral 4620 7482, Campbelltown 4620 7482, Fairfield 9728 7985, Liverpool 9601 6491, Macquarie Fields 9605 4771, Narellan 4648 5581
The Nagle Centre is a special work of the Presentation Sisters and the St Vincent de Paul Society. The Centre is located in Campbelltown and assists people in socio-economic disadvantage to access services to support them. The centre is staffed by professional welfare workers and counsellors and supported by a large team of dedicated volunteers.
Contact: 4628 2928 firstname.lastname@example.org www.vinnies.org.au
One Meal is a not-for-profit organisation that is 100% volunteer run. One Meal provides assistance to the homeless, impoverished and underpriviliged people by providing meals, toiletry packs, warm clothing and blankets.
Contact: 0430 391 971 email@example.com
Shining Stars is a charitable foundation that provides a mobile street outreach service to support people who are homeless and sleeping rough in the Macarthur & Liverpool areas.
Contact: 0414 231 097 firstname.lastname@example.org www.shiningstarsfoundation.org.au
The 'Hub' is a community project of the Campbelltown Church of Christ located in Ambarvale that provides a community pantry, community garden, free weekly community lunches and opportunities for volunteering.
Contact: (02) 4625 7981 www.ccoc.org.au
State Debt Recovery Office administers the NSW Work & Development Orders (WDO) Scheme which support people who have a mental illness; have an intellectual disability or cognitive impairment; have a serious addiction to drugs, alcohol or illicit substances; are homeless or are experiencing acute economic hardship to pay off their fines through approved activities in the community.
Connects people living in Camden area to connect to service providers in their community. Services include: Free BBQ breakfasts between 9:30 - 10:30; computer access; free internet use; chaplaincy; pantry support; advocacy; court support and tea/coffee and chat time. No appointment or referral is necessary.
Contact: 4655 1567 Located at 80 John Street, Camden email@example.com