Wauchope Community @ 3 serves a free barbecue at the country club

Volunteers at the Orange Sky Laundry van, Lorraine Cornell, Tracy Ayrton and Karen Faichney.
Volunteers at the Orange Sky Laundry van, Lorraine Cornell, Tracy Ayrton and Karen Faichney.

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Volunteer Trish Johnstone, Wauchope Community @ 3, getting free food ready.

Volunteer Trish Johnstone, Wauchope Community @ 3, getting free food ready.

Wauchope Community @ 3 making a difference | video

The numbers of people doing it tough who are coming to Wauchope Country Club for a meal every Monday is rising and Wauchope Community @ 3 are delighted.

Volunteer Victoria Fox has been speaking to our journalist Letitia Fitzpatrick.

HOW TO FIND HELP IN WAUCHOPE:

  • St Matthew’s Anglican Church, 53 Cameron Street, Community Lunch, Tuesdays 11.30am-1.30pm
  • Uniting Church, Hastings Street, Lunch Fridays, 11.30am-1.30pm
  • St Vincent De Paul, 40 Cameron Street, Welfare Tuesday and Thursday, appointments only, Centrelink income statement needed
  • Presbyterian Church, 41 Campbell Street, Care packages can be made available with rations of food and clothing
  • Salvation Army, 7 Mackay Street, Welfare Tuesdays 10am to 12noon, must make appointment on 24-hour hotline: 1300 371 288
  • Seventh Day Adventist Church, Sarah’s Crescent, King Creek, lunch fourth Saturday of the month, 12-1pm
  • Neighbourhood Centre, Waugh Street, Open Monday to Thursday, 9.30am to 2.30pm, free food available on Mondays from 9.30am.
  • Lifeline, 41 Cameron Street, 24-hour crisis counselling 131114, Wauchope High School breakfast club for students, apply at office.
  • Meals on Wheels, 1/5 High Street, 6585 2386
  • Community Health, assistance with housing, advocacy, filling out forms, 6588 2665