Social Services Directory

(Updated: 4 Jul 2019)

Food
Monday
Breakfast
Hutt St Centre 7.30am-8.30am (donation)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 9.00am-10.30am (free)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Morning Tea
Hutt St Centre 10.00am (free)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 9.00am-2.00pm (free)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Pilgrim Uniting Church 10.00am-2.00pm (free)
12 Flinders St, Adelaide, SA 5000 (entry via back of church)
8212 3295
Lunch
Hutt St Centre 11.30am-12.30pm ($2.00 sit down, hot meal)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 12.00pm-12.30pm (free soup, pies or $2.50 hot meal)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Dinner
Krishna Consciousness 6.00pm (free vegetarian food)
Hurtle Square
Fred’s Van 7.00pm (free)
Hemmings Park, Gawler Place (between Flinders & Wakefield St)
The Soup Van (6th May-Oct)
Hurtle Square 6.30pm (free soup and bread)
Whitmore Square 7.15pm (free soup and bread)
Tuesday
Breakfast
Hutt St Centre 7.30am-8.30am (donation)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 9.00am-10.30am (free)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Morning Tea
Hutt St Centre 10.00am (free)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 9.00am-2.00pm (free)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Pilgrim Uniting Church 10.00am-2.00pm (free)
12 Flinders St, Adelaide, SA 5000 (entry via back of church)
8212 3295
Lunch
Hutt St Centre 11.30am-12.30pm ($2.00 sit down, hot meal)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 12.00pm-12.30pm (free soup, pies or $2.50 hot meal)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Dinner
Krishna Consciousness 6.00pm (free vegetarian food)
Hurtle Square
Fred’s Van 7.00pm (free)
Hemmings Park, Gawler Place (between Flinders & Wakefield St)
The Soup Van (6th May-Oct)
Hurtle Square 6.30pm (free soup and bread)
Whitmore Square 7.15pm (free soup and bread)
Wednesday
Breakfast
Hutt St Centre 7.30am-8.30am (donation)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 9.00am-10.30am (free)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Morning Tea
Hutt St Centre 10.00am (free)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 9.00am-2.00pm (free)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Pilgrim Uniting Church 10.00am-2.00pm (free)
12 Flinders St, Adelaide, SA 5000 (entry via back of church)
8212 3295
Lunch
Hutt St Centre 11.30am-12.30pm ($2.00 sit down, hot meal)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 12.00pm-12.30pm (free soup, pies or $2.50 hot meal)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Dinner
Krishna Consciousness 6.00pm (free vegetarian food)
Hurtle Square
Fred’s Van 7.00pm (free)
Hemmings Park, Gawler Place (between Flinders & Wakefield St)
The Soup Van (6th May-Oct)
Hurtle Square 6.30pm (free soup and bread)
Whitmore Square 7.15pm (free soup and bread)
Salvation Army 6.00pm (free)
277 Pirie St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8223 7776
Thursday
Breakfast
Hutt St Centre 7.30am-8.30am (donation)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 9.00am-10.30am (free)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Morning Tea
Hutt St Centre 10.00am (free)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 9.00am-2.00pm (free)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Pilgrim Uniting Church 10.00am-2.00pm (free)
12 Flinders St, Adelaide, SA 5000 (entry via back of church)
8212 3295
Lunch
Hutt St Centre 11.30am-12.30pm ($2.00 sit down, hot meal)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 12.00pm-12.30pm (free soup, pies or $2.50 hot meal)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Dinner
Krishna Consciousness 6.00pm (free vegetarian food)
Hurtle Square
Fred’s Van 7.00pm (free)
Hemmings Park, Gawler Place (between Flinders & Wakefield St)
The Soup Van (6th May-Oct)
Hurtle Square 6.30pm (free soup and bread)
Whitmore Square 7.15pm (free soup and bread)
Friday
Breakfast
Hutt St Centre 7.30am-8.30am (donation)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 9.00am-10.30am (free)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Morning Tea
Hutt St Centre 10.00am (free)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 9.00am-2.00pm (free)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Pilgrim Uniting Church 10.00am-2.00pm (free)
12 Flinders St, Adelaide, SA 5000 (entry via back of church)
8212 3295
Lunch
Hutt St Centre 11.30am-12.30pm ($2.00 sit down, hot meal)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Baptist Westcare 12.00pm-12.30pm (free soup, pies or $2.50 hot meal)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Dinner
Krishna Consciousness 6.00pm (free vegetarian food)
Hurtle Square
Fred’s Van 7.00pm (free)
Hemmings Park, Gawler Place (between Flinders & Wakefield St)
The Soup Van (6th May-Oct)
Hurtle Square 6.30pm (free soup and bread)
Whitmore Square 7.15pm (free soup and bread)
Saturday
Breakfast
Hutt St Centre 7.30am-8.30am (free)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
* Hutt St Centre serves food from 7.30am to 9am on public holidays.
Armageddon (Christadelphian) Barbecue 8.30am
South end of Hurtle Square
* If it rains food is served in the tire bay at Beaurepaires across the road.
* Last Saturday each month BBQ is held in the front of Christadelphian Church in Halifax Street.
Lunch
Hutt St Centre 8.45am-9.00am (free takeaway lunch)
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Afternoon Tea
Salvation Army 5.00pm (free)
277 Pirie St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8223 7776
Dinner
Salvation Army 6.00pm (free)
277 Pirie St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8223 7776
St Mary Magdalene’s Church 6.00pm-7.30pm (free)
26 Moore St, Adelaide, SA 5000
Sunday
Breakfast
Cos We Care 7.30am-9.00am
Food van parked on South Terrace (near Hutt St)
Lunch
Baptist Westcare 11.30am-1.00pm (free soup, pies or $2.50 hot meal)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Dinner
Pilgrim Uniting Church 5.30pm (free)
12 Flinders St, Adelaide , SA 5000 (entry via back of church)
8212 3295
Fred’s Van 6.00pm (free)
Hemmings Park, Gawler Place (between Flinders & Wakefield St)
The Soup Van (6th May-Oct)
Hurtle Square 6.30pm (free soup and bread)
Whitmore Square 7.15pm (free soup and bread)
Food Hub
Salvation Army
Monday - Thursday 9.00am-11.30am (free bread, fruits, and vegetables)
277 Pirie St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8223 7776
Baptist Westcare
Monday - Thursday 10am-3pm (free food or essential items at a reduced cost)
11-13 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
Accommodation
Housing SA
120 Flinders St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8207 0211
Help in crisis situations
Eligibility for crisis accommodation for people and their family will depend on their circumstances. Crisis response services provide assistance for their immediate safety and security. Longer term assistance provided by homelessness and domestic and Aboriginal family violence services include:
* advice, support and advocacy to secure longer term accommodation for you and your children
* information about, and referral to services that will help stabilize your situation
* referral to education, training and employment services.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Aboriginal Sobriety Group
182-190 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, SA 5000
8223 4204
Crisis Accommodation
Annie Koolmatrie House – for Aboriginal women and children (excepting male children over the age of 13 years).
Cyril Lindsay House – for Aboriginal men (age over 18 yrs).
All people needing crisis accommodation will participate in an intake and assessment process. If approved, ‘clients’ will be allocated 3 months accommodation and will be expected to engage in case management processes to address the issues underpinning homelessness. Clients housed in crisis accommodation will be required to pay board and lodgings.
Aboriginal Family Support Services
134 Waymouth St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8205 1500
Short-term accommodation service:
Olga Fudge Lodge for females
Narungga House for males
Entry to Olga Fudge Lodge and Narungga House is by referral from Trace a Place, Homeless Gateway, other service providers and self referral.
Uniting communities
10 Pitt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
1800 003 308
Homelessness Gateway Service
* providing intake and assessment to determine supports required
* providing information, advocacy, crisis support, and arranging contact with agencies
* connecting you with specialist Domestic and Aboriginal Violence and Youth services
* providing short-term assistance until you can be connected with the right specialist service, including crisis accommodation, food and other basic needs, as well as funding for transport.
Adult
Salvation Army, Towards Independence
Level 1, 62 Whitmore Sq Adelaide, SA 5000
8110 8500
8212 1215
Eligibility: Adults experiencing alcohol & other drug issues and homelessness
Towards Independence strives to: reconnect homeless people, assist people to break the cycle of addiction & walk alongside people experiencing mental illness to sustain a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle.
Services
*Sobering Up Unit - 24 hour 7 day alcohol and drug immediate recovery service (non medical)
*Supported Accommodation and Recovery Services (West) - residential counselling-based rehabilitation program including Aboriginal Outreach & Engage & Link Initiative; Indigenous casework sevices & supported accommodation
*Supported Accommodation and Recovery Services (East) - self contained supported accommodation - counselling based outreach support services
*SMART recovery sessions (open)
*IT Futures Initiative - IT training and computer based support, connecting homeless people
*Lifestyle activities
St Vincent de Paul Homeless Men Crisis Accommodation Service
28 Whitmore Square Adelaide, SA 5000
8231 2250
Target group: Men aged 18 years and over
Services
Emergency and crisis accommodation
Meals and showers
Need assessments, referral and links to other support services
Street to Home Service
73 - 79 Light Square Adelaide, SA 5000
1800 811 180
Service addressing homelessness by locating and engaging people who have no shelter and supporting clients once housed through case management
*Outreach service to locate rough sleepers as well as telephone intake/referral system
*Assessment of needs - accommodation, health, social and welfare needs
*Case management to enable clients to become established in housing and their community
Unity Housing Company
300 Gilles St Adelaide, SA 5000
8205 3600
Community housing: Vulnerable or homeless people on low income, including those with disability.
Affordable housing: Rental accommodation for people on low incomes
Boarding houses: Adults without pets or children. Referral only via Unity nominated support agencies
Uniting communities
10 Pitt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
1800 003 308
Community housing: Vulnerable or homeless people on low income, including those with disability.
Affordable housing: Rental accommodation for people on low incomes
Boarding houses: Adults without pets or children. Referral only via Unity nominated support agencies
Homelessness Gateway Service
* providing intake and assessment to determine supports required
* providing information, advocacy, crisis support, and arranging contact with agencies
* connecting you with specialist Domestic and Aboriginal Violence and Youth services
* providing short-term assistance until you can be connected with the right specialist service, including crisis accommodation, food and other basic needs, as well as funding for transport.
Family
Centacare Findon Family Housing
45 Wakefield Street Station Arcade Adelaide, SA 5000
8232 8920
Eligibility: Young families up to the age of 25 years, who are pregnant or parenting and are homeless or at risk of homelessness but who have low need support requirements
Services
Accommodation support
Youth housing
Family support
Hutt St Centre
258 Hutt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
8418 2500
Eastern Adelaide Generic Homelessness Service
*Intake and assessment for short, medium and long term accommodation
*Referral to appropriate services
*Case management
*Assistance for people at risk of eviction from boarding houses or supported accommodation
*Support services for older people
*Education and training - computer training, literacy and numeracy, cooking, art, music
*Aboriginal Connection Program
OARS Community Transitions (OCT)
231 Morphett St Adelaide, SA 5000
8218 0700
Eligibility: Prisoners, offenders and their families; people at risk of offending including those who are homeless, unemployed and people with drug or gambling issues or a combination of these
Services
Accommodation - Supportive Accommodation Services provide a range of accommodation options for men and women who are leaving prison
Rehabilitation and support services
Gambling support
Drug intervention-Illicit Drug Intervention Program offers counselling, information and education, referrals to other services
Uniting communities
10 Pitt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
1800 003 308
Homelessness Gateway Service
* providing intake and assessment to determine supports required
* providing information, advocacy, crisis support, and arranging contact with agencies
* connecting you with specialist Domestic and Aboriginal Violence and Youth services
* providing short-term assistance until you can be connected with the right specialist service, including crisis accommodation, food and other basic needs, as well as funding for transport.
Young people (15-25 yrs)
Centacare Findon Family Housing
45 Wakefield Street Station Arcade Adelaide, SA 5000
8232 8920
Eligibility: Young families up to the age of 25 years, who are pregnant or parenting and are homeless or at risk of homelessness but who have low need support requirements
Services
Accommodation support
Youth housing
Family support
SYC Ltd
135-139 Currie St Adelaide, SA 5000
1800 807 364
Services
*South Australian Youth Homelessness Gateway
*SA Tenants Information and Advisory Service
*Homelessness and housing support
*Employment support
*Material support (bathrooms, clothing, food, access to technology)
*Education support
Specific Programs
1. Trace-A-Place
Immediate Support
Bathroom Facilities
Food
Clean clothing
Mobile phones
Computer and phone access
Bus tickets
Case Management
Assistance finding immediate accommodation
Assistance finding short and longer term housing
Support to reconnect with family
Help to improve resilience and overall wellbeing
Support to access relevant services
Referrals
GP and medical services
Drug and Alcohol counselling
Employment services
Centrelink
Community service providers
2. HYPA Housing
HYPA Housing offers young people aged 17 – 25 years who are experiencing or at-risk of homelessness a safe and affordable mid-term housing option while they work towards moving into independent housing. The HYPA Housing model also offers extra support to help tenants develop independent living skills, from learning how to budget to managing their relationships with peers and neighbours. Community Coordinators and Youth Workers are available to work with tenants to improve their situation and to help them successfully find a longer term place to live.
This extra support makes it easier for tenants to stay in work or engage in learning. Tenants leave HYPA Housing with a rental referral, improved living skills and a pathway into longer-term accommodation.
St John’s Youth Services - Youth 110
110 Waymouth St Adelaide, SA 5000
8231 3314
Youth110 provides 30 self-contained apartments over four floors, with office space for St John’s Youth Services to operate 24 hour care and case management support.
Youth110 is able to accommodate young people in crisis aged 16 to 21 including singles, couples, single parents, young families and siblings. In addition, youth110 is the first youth crisis accommodation service in Australia that can provide apartment-style accommodation and support to young single dads. Case Management support focuses on life domains such as education, employment, health, finances, child care, and relationships, empowering young people to identify their needs and goals.
Referrals for Youth110 can be made through:
Youth Gateway (Trace-A-Place), Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm: 1300 306 046
Homeless Gateway, after hours and weekends: 1800 003 308
Uniting communities
10 Pitt St, Adelaide, SA 5000
1800 003 308
Homelessness Gateway Service
* providing intake and assessment to determine supports required
* providing information, advocacy, crisis support, and arranging contact with agencies
* connecting you with specialist Domestic and Aboriginal Violence and Youth services
* providing short-term assistance until you can be connected with the right specialist service, including crisis accommodation, food and other basic needs, as well as funding for transport.
Health Services
Baptist Westcare
Baptist Westcare
11-19 Millers Ct, Adelaide, SA 5000
8118 5200
RDNS Nurse - Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm. The friendly RDNS nurse can advise people on health matters and refer them to other services if needed. Or simply talk through what is happening in their life.
Doctor - Wednesday (every 2 weeks), 9.30am - 11.30am.
Headspace - Adelaide
Headspace - Adelaide
173 Wakefield St Adelaide, SA 5000
1800 063 267
headspace Adelaide Primary Platform: short-term, early intervention counselling support for young people experiencing a tough time or worried about their mental health.
headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (hYEPP): early intervention, responsive and recovery focused care for young people experiencing or at risk of a first episode of psychosis.
Nunkuwarrin Yunti of SA Inc.
Nunkuwarrin Yunti of SA Inc.
182-190 Wakefield St Adelaide, SA 5000
8406 1600
Target group: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Services
*Community health care
*Aboriginal Birthing & Family Support Service for Aboriginal women who are pregnant and plan to have their baby at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital
*Counselling
*Diabetes education
*Harm minimisation program - including clean needle program (NUHIT) and methadone support and referral
*Healthy Liver Program - improving health outcomes of people with Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, HIV, alcohol-related liver disease and other problems
*Immunisation - available at all clinics
*Medical care - general practitioner
*No Pulgi Mobile Health Team - outreach for homeless people
*Podiatry
*Psychiatry
*Substitution Options & Support (SOS) - help for people who are on a maintenance drug program including family support, information, education, transport
*Towilla Purruttiappendi (Healing the Spirit) - counselling and social work program, home and prison visiting
*Women's health program - including antenatal and postnatal care, cervical screening, sexual health
Drug & Alcohol
Aboriginal Sobriety Group Inc.
Aboriginal Sobriety Group Inc.
182-190 Wakefield Street Adelaide, SA 5000
8223 4204
RDNS Nurse - Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm. The friendly RDNS nurse can advise people on health matters and refer them to other services if needed. Or simply talk through what is happening in their life.
Doctor - Wednesday (every 2 weeks), 9.30am - 11.30am.
Services
First point of contact for drug and alcohol services and support
Drug and alcohol information and education
Drug and alcohol assessment
Crisis Intervention
Drug and alcohol referral, advocacy and case management support
Drug and alcohol outreach support
Community and Family based drug and alcohol interventions
Drug and alcohol Counselling
Interagency networking and capacity building
Multicultural Youth SA (MYSA)
Multicultural Youth SA (MYSA)
Shop 9, Miller's Arcade 28 Hindley St Adelaide, SA 5000
8212 0085
Eligibility: Young people aged 12-30 from diverse cultural and linguistic (CALD) backgrounds
MYSA’s extensive youth services and programs are considered cutting edge.
As the leading youth settlement agency working with vulnerable and at risk youth in South Australia, MYSA’s services and programs cover a range of support needs, including casework and case management, outreach (including street work), advocacy, mental health, drugs and alcohol, and financial counselling.
Streetlink Youth Health Service
Streetlink Youth Health Service
16 Pitt Street Adelaide, SA 5000
8202 5950
Services
Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) services - assessment, case management, counselling (young people and families), comorbidity, education, relapse prevention. Police Drug Diversion program
OARS Community Transitions (OCT)
OARS Community Transitions (OCT)
231 Morphett St Adelaide, SA 5000
8218 0700
Eligibility: Prisoners, offenders and their families; people at risk of offending including those who are homeless, unemployed and people with drug or gambling issues or a combination of these
Services
Drug intervention-Illicit Drug Intervention Program offers counselling, information and education, referrals to other services

Acknowledgement:This resource has been developed by Ashley (Bin Hao), a Masters of Social Work student at Flinders University, as part of her placement at Pilgrim Uniting Church.


Panel above: In Joppa there was a woman named Tabitha, who was a believer (Her name in Greek is Dorcas, meaning "a deer") She spent all her time doing good and helping the poor.
(The Bible - Acts 9:36)

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