We recognise it is nearly impossible to look for a job or a house, when you are hungry, cold and on the streets. So we aim to meet our guests immediate needs of food, clothing and shelter, and this frees them up to be able to focus on getting healthy, finding a job, house and re-connecting with their family.
Every week we provide a delicious hot meal and dessert for over 150 people in need in our city. During this meal we provide hot showers, washing of clothes, haircuts and we give out veggies, fruit and bread – all for free!
Every Friday we give away around 145 emergency food hampers to homeless and struggling families for free, feeding over 600 people. Each hamper is full of vegetables and fruit, frozen meals, meat, bread and pantry staples that provide enough food for a family for around 3-4 days.
There are over 130 people sleeping rough in Rockingham and Kwinana at any given time. Every Friday our guests can choose up to six items of clothing, shoes, tents, sleeping bags, blankets, pillows, toiletries and homeless packs to ensure they stay dry and warm while we link them to securing better accomodation.
S.O.U.L. Soup Patrol started on 25th September, 2008 and has been serving our community ever since. Today we serve approximately 40-80 people every Sunday. We go to 6 different stops in the Rockingham area. The meals served are nourishing and wholesome and our volunteers serve it with a friendly face.
““Hello guys, we would like to say a big thank you for all the support and everything that Ris (one of our amazing volunteers) and the Crew did for me and my family and how much you helped us with food and good furniture and even now that we aren’t homeless anymore, you guys still come to the party with helping us with our family needs and we appreciate it big time. Thank you so much Ris for everything you have done. We love you guys, thank you”” – Aaron & Naomi and their five beautiful kids
““Hello guys, we would like to say a big thank you for all the support and everything that Ris (one of our amazing volunteers) and the Crew did for me and my family and how much you helped us with food and good furniture and even now that we aren’t homeless anymore, you guys still come to the party with helping us with our family needs and we appreciate it big time. Thank you so much Ris for everything you have done. We love you guys, thank you””
We have a team with a heart to help, we love and value our guests, we have the strategy and systems in place to ensure we provide directly to those that are really in need. But all of this only happens when people like you, champions of our community, choose to give from what you have to help people who have nothing.
Our community meals feature delicious hot meals and desserts or morning toasties and hot drinks, prepared fresh on site to over 200 guests each week. We would love you to be one of them. Come along to 5 Cessnock Way Rockingham.
Mondays 10:00am – 12:30pm.
Thursdays 9:30am – 11:30am.
We also have Hot Showers, Washer and Dryer and Haircuts. All for Free! Rain, hail or shine, including every public holiday, we will be down there.
Every Friday between 10am and 1pm, we provide emergency relief food hampers from our building at 5 Cessnock Way Rockingham.
The hampers include fresh produce, dairy, frozen meals and pantry staples and all for free.
To qualify for a hamper please present your health care card or pension card and you can come once a fortnight if you are still in need. If you have some re-useable bags then please bring them along so we can help save the environment.
During our hamper time (Fridays between 10am and 1pm) we have a free op shop with good quality Adults and kids clothing, shoes, hats and bedding. This is provided for those that qualify for a hamper, ask one of the team when you get your hamper if you can browse the clothing too, we would love to help.
We have other items that we have put aside for those sleeping rough or particularly struggling to get by. These including tents, sleeping bags, bedding, toiletries, sleeping mats etc, just ask one of the team when you come to the building.
The Soup Run goes out to six stops in the Rockingham area. Everyone is welcome to come and eat from the van. There is no criteria as to who should be served. Everyone has different needs and the Soup Patrol’s aim is to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. Each guests receives a meat and salad roll, a hot soup and a muffin along with a selection of fruit and vegetables.
Donate to one of our Paradox City Care charities.
Get involved and volunteer with The CREW.
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