Food relief - food boxes and meals

Service Details Contact Area serviced
Yarra Ranges Council Aged and Disability Services Delivered meals


1300 368 333
Yarra Ranges

The Salvation Army (Mooroolbark)

Food boxes (non-perishable)

Material support

Monday from 10am-12pm and 1pm-2pm

No appointment necessary

305 Manchester Road Chirnside Park

9727 4777

Mooroolbark and surrounds

Nourish Network

Food boxes

Support for families of primary school age children
Nourish Network on Facebook

Outer east

CHAMPION (Temple Society Australia)

Food pantry, budgeting assistance, advocacy and referrals 

Enquiries to Martina 0433 335 815 or Sarah 0468 375 808


10am - 12.30pm


12.30pm - 3.00pm

Knox, Maroondah and Yarra Ranges Council areas

People’s Pantry

Takeaway meal

Meal delivery for people in need

Every second Friday 5.30pm-6.15pm
Mooroolbark People’s Pantry on Facebook

Mooroolbark area

Millgrove Baptist Church – Second Bite

Food boxes (mostly fresh food)

Fridays 10.30am-11.30am
Millgrove Baptist Church, 4 Cavanagh Road, Millgrove
Enquiries to church office 5966 9482

Millgrove area

River Valley Church – Careworks


Enquiries to 0487 381 378 or


Millgrove area

Foothills Community Care Inc

Takeaway meal

Family violence support

Free food assistance

Takeaway meals and fresh food parcels
Monday 5.30pm-6.30pm at Upwey Baptist, 21 Darling Ave, Upwey
Wednesday 5.30pm-7pm at Ferntree Gully Guide Hall, 156 Underwood Rd, Ferntree Gully

Home delivered community casseroles on request to Dandenong Ranges residents - order online at

8711 8677

Food and meals can also be delivered

Dandenong Ranges

Koha Community Café Inc

Takeaway meals

Thursdays 6pm-8pm
Warburton area


Food boxes Takeaway meal

Limited assistance with bills

Volunteer transport for aged residents to medical appointments/shopping

Referrals to other organisations for further support



5911 6000


Healesville area

The Basement Food Hub

Food boxes (non perishable)

Under Subway, 193-197 Main Street, Lilydale

Mondays 9.30am-2pm

Lilydale area

LinC Yarra Valley

Food relief

Food box delivery
0472 644 476

(Mon, Wed & Thurs, 10am-1pm)


Upper Yarra

Hope on Friday

Food boxes

Hope in the Hills Christian Church
3 Clifford Grove, Tecoma
Fridays 8.15am-9.15am
Phone ahead on 9754 6809

Tecoma area

Discovery Community Care

Fresh fruit and vegetables, and long life items



87 Monbulk Road, Mt Evelyn 

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11:00am - 3:00pm



Yarra Ranges residents

Thursday Evening Meal: Foodstop



6:00pm - 8:00 pm


Summer: October to March
Lilydale Recreation Park, Main St, Lilydale.

Winter: April to September
The Mustard Tree - 3/28 John St, Lilydale. 

 Yarra Ranges residents


Eastern Volunteers Low cost service to pick up and deliver food and medicine

Eastern Volunteers have introduced a shop from home service. Residents can phone with their shopping list and pay with a credit card. A volunteer will shop for them and deliver the items to the resident's door.
9870 7822

Yarra Ranges
CIS Yarra Ranges Food vouchers and financial assistance. Information and referral service for enquiries including housing, health, family support and mental health.

Office open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am to 3pm. People are welcome to drop in or phone for assistance.

Phone support available 10am - 1pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
9735 1311

Yarra Ranges residents: information and advice

Emergency relief provided to residents of the following areas:

Chirnside Park 3116; Coldstream 3770; Gruyere 3770; Kalorama 3766; Kilsyth (not Kilsyth South) 3137; Lilydale 3140; Monbulk 3793; Montrose 3765; Mooroolbark 3138; Mount Dandenong 3767; Mount Evelyn 3796; Olinda 3788; Seville 3139; Silvan 3795; Wandin 3139; Yering 3770


Dandenong Ranges Emergency Relief Service Groceries, vouchers and consultation 9754 7777or0468 468 430
Monday-Friday, 9am-12.30pm
Contact is via phone or email


Dandenong Ranges
The Redwood Community Centre Food and personal items Open on Tuesdays
Contact by phone or email beforehand, then pick up by arrangement
5966 2320
Warburton area
Vantage Point Community


Food boxes, fresh fruit and vegetables and frozen meals

4pm every Sunday in Lilydale

Phone: 9844 4465


Request a food parcel:

Outer east
Rapid Relief Team Food Boxes Greater Melbourne
Yarra Valley Church Free community fresh food program
Fridays 11am
Wandin Senior Citizen Centre
401 Warburton Hwy Wandin North
5967 1272
Wandin and surrounds
Montrose Church of Christ Fruit and vegetables, milk, bread and other groceries

2pm - 4pm Tuesdays during school term.

7 Leith Road, Montrose 3765


9761 8897
0419 362 100

Montrose and surrounds

Food relief program and food boxes.

Social and Emotional wellbeing support

NDIS support worker available

Youth activities


Every Friday 12pm-3pm at Oonah
1 Badger Creek Road, Healesville.

Need to book prior on the Thursday by phone5962 2940

Note that Oonah mainly provides services to the Aboriginal community but welcomes the whole community of Healesville


Healesville area
The Mustard Tree Op shop, Cafe & Food Bank

Food bank is open Monday - Friday
10am - 2pm

Call 9735 3500to book an appointment

3/28 John Street, Lilydale

Lilydale and surrounds