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    Coast Community Centre

    The Community Centre located at 346 Mann Street, North Gosford provides free meals, assessment, referral and support to help homeless, vulnerable, financially disadvantaged and socially isolated community members. It is open to anyone needing assistance.

    The Coast Community Centre receives operates thanks to corporate support, fundraising activities, donations and an amazing volunteer workforce. Operating since September 2002, the Community Centre is open 7 days a week and provides over 150 free meals each day. Each volunteer meal provider group contributes the ingredients, prepares and serves their meal.

    Our guests range from those who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness due to a range of factors such as loss of employment, family breakdown, mental health issues, drug and alcohol issues ...to those who are socially isolated and disconnected from their family and community.

    IN ADDITION TO FREE MEALS, THE COMMUNITY CENTRE PROVIDES THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:

    Assessment and referral to relevant agencies.
    Free Legal Advice each Monday by Central Coast Community Legal Centre
    Doorways 'Housing Connector' each Monday
    Centrelink Community Engagement Officer
    No Interest Loans (NILS) for people on low incomes to purchase essential household items
    Energy Vouchers (EAPA) to help people having difficulty paying gas and/or electricity bills
    Assistance to fill prescriptions for clients experiencing financial hardship
    Food Hampers made up from donated items
    Shower and Laundry Facilities are available each day. Fresh towels, toiletries and laundry powder are also provided
    Free Podiatry check-ups each month
    Doctor on site one Wednesday a month. Please call for availability.
    Free haircuts each month

    Opening Times

    Breakfast

    Sunday only
    9.00am - 10.00am

    Lunch

    Monday to Saturday
    11.00am - 1.00pm

    Dinner

    Monday to Friday
    6.30pm - 7.30pm

    Saturday to Sunday
    6.00pm - 7.00pm