Southlake Marketplace first opened its doors in 2013. The closest Foodbank was a 20 minute drive and the people most in need did not own a car or have enough money for petrol.
We opened our 1st premises in the old Lakes Mail building in Morisset and remained there for 18 months. We moved a few more times around Morisset till settling in our forever home at COORANBONG COMMUNITY CENTRE, 614 Freemans Drive Cooranbong.
Since 2013 we organise a big old fashioned xmas party for our clients. In 2017 we gave away 250 food hampers and toys for 174 children.
EXTRA'S -- FREE Counselling (10 sessions) NILS ( No Interest Loans),
Homeless packs, Share The Dignity Hand Bags,
2018 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD WINNER FOR LAKE MACQUARIE
We also operate in Lake munmorah AND gwandalan hall every thursday from 10.30. Wangi Rsl on Fridays from 9.30
we home deliver to the peninsula, mannering park, wyee and wyee point
emergency food relief packs - ask us how we can help you
everything for kids 0 to 16 FOR FREE.. cots prams clothes etc
Our free monthly Colongra Bay Community Cafe. Call us for details
COORANBONG COMMUNITY CENTRE OPERATING HOURS - MONDAY 9.30 TO 12 AND WEDNESDAYS 10 TO 1PM.
FREE SANITARY ITEMS AVAILABLE, ONE PACKET PER MONTH.
PURCHASE $5 OF FOOD AND RECEIVE FARMERS MARKET FRESH FRUIT N VEGIES PLUS BREAD, CAKES & FROZEN PIES FOR FREE
Thanks to Lake Macquarie City Council we are doing our bit for the environment. With a $3000 grant we were able to purchase 1500 re usable environmental bags. We are now saving over 20,000 plastic bags from ending up in landfil