Social Issues

Frontline services staying open over Christmas

Posted on: Fri 22 Dec 2017

Christmas can be a difficult time of year for those of us who are living on a low income, homeless or living alone.

The Salvation Army SA, Hutt Street Centre and Baptist Care SA‘s WestCare Centre do their best to help vulnerable people by staying open during the Christmas period.

Mark Foyle from Salvation Army SA and Mike Francis from Hutt Street Centre, speak to Small Change’s Bonnie Parker about the services their organisations will be offering over Christmas.


For more information about Christmas Day lunches and other services being provided over the festive season, call Hutt Street Centre, The Salvation Army SA and Baptist Care SA on the numbers below:

Hutt Street Centre: (08) 8418 2500

The Salvation Army SA: (08) 8408 6900

Baptist Care SA: (08) 8118 5200

If you are homeless or at risk of homelessness contact the appropriate gateway service (24 hours, 7 days):

Homelessness (including families) phone 1800 003 308 (freecall from a landline)

Youth (aged between 15 and 25) phone 1300 306 046 or 1800 807 364 (freecall from a landline)

Domestic Violence and Aboriginal Family Violence phone 1300 782 200 or 1800 800 098 (freecall from a landline)

Produced by Bonnie Parker

Image used with permission of SACOSS

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