Christmas Holidays Emergency Accommodation and Homeless Services 2018

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Helplines

Department of Housing closed between 25th December and 1st January, please contact your local service center for exact dates.

Vans and Kitchens Online Directory provides information about local services for you.

Click here to find nearby free meals from The Salvation Army across the country.

Brisbane 

Emergency Accommodation

Hart4000 – closed Wednesdays till 1pm & for public holidays (25th & 26th December, 1st January)
Maida Lilley Community Centre, Level 1, 5 Green Square Close (corner Alfred & Constance Streets); 07 3004 0100
https://communify.org.au/hart-4000/

3rd Space closed for public holidays (25th & 26th December, 1st January)  www.3rdspace.org.au

Anglicare Homelessness Services closes their intake on the 17 December and resume the first week of January.

Food

The Wesley Mission Christmas Day Lunch
Ground Floor, Wesley House, 140 Ann Street, Brisbane City 4000

The Wesley Mission Christmas Day Lunch
316 St Pauls Terrace, Fortitude Valley Tuesday 25 Dec 2018 from 12pm
Book with ER on 3216 1579 from Mon 12 Nov

We’re still building this list, if you have any information for Brisbane please email info@qpp.org.au – Thankyou!

Cairns

Emergency Accommodation

Quigley street night shelter – Open all year
Address 6 Quigley Street Cairns; 07 4046 8092

  • Dorm style accommodation
  • Breakfast and dinner.
  • Showers and washing machines available.
  • People need to be in by 3pm
  • People affected by alcohol or substances will not be allowed in.
  • Very compassionate staff.
  • Very skilled at supporting housing applications.
  • Open 365 days per year
  • Service is free to all people.

The Diversionary Centre – Open all year
56 Lyons Street, Cairns; 07 4035 3816

  • Dorm style accommodation and secure detox centre.
  • Resting areas,
  • Showers,
  • Food.
  • Open 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
  • Only available to people affected by alcohol and substances.
  • People encouraged to stay a minimum of 4 hours.
  • People can go from The Diversionary Centre to Quigley Street night shelter.
  • Service is free.

Red Cross Homeless Hub Townsville – open 8:30AM to 5:00PM for all year
Emergency and Crisis accommodation linkages and linkages to emergency relief.
295 Ross River Road Aitkenvale; 0747952980
Accessible by Public Trransport. Walk-ins accepted.

We’re still building this list, if you have any information for Cairns please email info@qpp.org.au – Thankyou!

Gold Coast

Food

Walk With Us Christmas Eve luncheon
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM – Albert Waterways Community Centre (next to library), Sunshine Blvd, Mermaid Waters QLD, Australia

Anglican Crisis Care Inc & St John’s Drop-in Centre
Monday 24th, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, 36 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise,QLD 4217

We’re still building this list, if you have any information for the Gold Coast please email info@qpp.org.au – Thankyou!

Sunshine Coast

Food

Coolum HeARTs Christmas Day Lunch
12:00am to 2:00pm – Coolum Civic Centre, Coolum Beach

We’re still building this list, if you have any information for the Sunshine Coast please email info@qpp.org.au – Thankyou!

West Moreton

Footprints in the Park BBQ
Wednesday 26th 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Queens Park, Ipswich, QLD 4305

Helping Hands Queensland
Tuesday 25th 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Denmark Guest House, 40 Waghorn Street, Ipswich QLD 4305

Indian Mehfil Meals for the Less Fortunate
Tuesday 25th 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, 116 Brisbane Street, d’Arcy Doyle Place, Ipswich QLD 4305

We’re still building this list, if you have any information for West Moreton (including Ipswich) please email info@qpp.org.au – Thankyou!

Wide Bay

Regional Housing Limited – Closed from 4:30PM Monday 24th December 2018 through to 9:00AM Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Available for urgent matters on after hours number 0412 699 087
Hervey Bay Community Centre, 22 Charles Street, Pialba QLD 4655;  1300 642 123  or (07) 4153 1239

We’re still building this list, if you have any information for the Wide Bay please email info@qpp.org.au – Thankyou!

Central Queensland

We’re still building this list, if you have any information for Central Queensland please email info@qpp.org.au – Thankyou!

Mackay

We’re still building this list, if you have any information for Mackay please email info@qpp.org.au – Thankyou!

Townsville

Queensland Youth Services – closed 24th of December to the 2nd of January
Unit 1/54 Keane Street, Gulliver, Townsville QLD 4810; 07 4771 3648

Home

The Women’s Centre – closed from 5pm 21st of December to 2nd January.
50 Patrick St, Aitkenvale, QLD 4814; 07 4775 7555
http://www.thewomenscentre.org.au/

 

We’re still building this list, if you have any information for Townsville please email info@qpp.org.au – Thankyou