Local help for people doing it tough

If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, food concerns or housing issues, there are local services that can help. 

Affordable SA support services - phone 1800 025 539  and Ask Izzy 

City of Tea Tree Gully based services are listed below. 

Bathing and cleaning

Orange Sky, 388 Montague Road, Para Vista. Contact: 07 3067 5800 or operations@orangesky.org.au 

  • Shower and laundry service.
  • Monday 5:30pm to 7:30pm.
  • Cost: Free.
     

Salvation Army, 138 Reservoir Road, Modbury. Contact: 8360 6444

  • Showers, washing machine and dryer, homeless kit and food pantry.
  • Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
  • Cost: Free.

Clothing and other goods

Visit your local charity and church op shops. Search here
 

Dress for Success, 255 Port Road, Hindmarsh. Contact: 8346 5662 or adelaide@dressforsuccess

  • Personal styling for women for work, clothing, interview advice.
  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm - by appointment only.
  • Cost: Free.

Crisis support - Aboriginal and Torrens Islander services

13Yarn Contact: 139 276 or enquiries@13yarn.org.au 

  • Confidential and anonymous crisis support.

Domestic violence

Hands of Hope, 261 Sturt Road, Adelaide. Contact: 0423 174 221 or enquiries@handsofhope.asn.au 

  • Temporary accommodation, food, vouchers and ready meals.
  • Support in relocation, budgeting and counselling.
     

Women's Safety Services SA (WSSSA) Contact: 8255 3622 or contact@womenssafetyservices.com.au 

  • Supports women and children experiencing domestic violence.
  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
     

Safe Pets Safe Families, Unit 4, 2-4 Marker Avenue, Marleston. Contact: 0490 818 879 or admin@safepetssafefamilies.org.au 

  • Foster care for pets.
  • Cost: Varies on services.

Finances

Good Shepherd Contact: 1300 770 550 

  • No interest loans up to $2,000.
     

National Debt Helpline Contact: 1800 007 007 

  • Free financial advice.
  • Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4:30pm.
     

Salvation Army, Shop 1-2/14 Smart Road, Modbury. Contact: 8264 1612 

  • No interest loan schemes.
  • Financial coaching and counselling. 
     

State Government financial aid website 

  • Emergency help with finances.

Food and groceries

Mobile Food Bank Contact: 8351 1136 or reception@foodbanksa.org.au 

  • Low cost groceries, free fruit, vegetables and bread.
  • Referral may be needed before accessing services.
  • Various locations and times.
      

North East Community Assistance, 489 North East Road, Hillcrest. Contact: 8266 2780 or admin@necap.org.au 

  • Food parcels. A concession or pension card is required.
  • Monday to Friday 9am to 3:30pm.

 

Pathway Community Centre, 249 Milne Road, Modbury. Contact: 8395 1881 or office@pathway.clovercrest.com.au 

  • Food parcels, fruit and vegetables, sanitary and hygiene items, frozen meals and support.
  • Monday to Thursday 10am to 3pm, Friday 10am to 1pm, Saturday 9:30am to 12:30pm.

 

Uniting Care Modbury - Modbury Uniting Church, 576 Montague Road, Modbury North. Contact: 0455 830 628

  • Food parcels to people in need.
  • Thursday 9am to 12.30pm.
     

Vinnes - Fred's Van Meal Service, Salisbury Institute, 17 Wiltshire Street, Salisbury. Contact: 1300 792 202 

  • Meals, blankets, toiletries, community of volunteers for homeless.
  • Sunday - check timetable on their website for times and other locations.

Housing

Affordable SA Contact: 1800 025 539 

  • Advice, support and resources.
     

Anglicare SA, Inner North Homelessness. Contact: 1800 569 086

  • SA services for the homeless or those at risk.
     

Domestic Violence Support. Contact: 8255 3622 or 000 in an emergency

  • Advice, support and accommodation.
  • Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
     

Homelessness Australia Contact: 1800 003 308

  • A 24/7 telephone service for anyone experiencing homelessness.
     

SAHA Housing Authority Contact: 131 299

  • Housing, bond and rent advances.
     

St Vincent De Paul Contact: 1300 729 202

  • Emergency housing and other assistance.

Meals

Kings Baptist Church, 93-95 Wynn Vale Drive, Wynn Vale. Bookings required. Contact: 8289 1866

  • Cheap hot meal
  • Monday during school terms 5:45pm 

Wifi and computer access

Tea Tree Gully Library

 
Flyers on A4 for photocopy and printing: 
Local help for people doing it tough - 3DL flyers(PDF, 468KB)

Please contact us if any of this information needs to be updated.