To improve the food security of young people who participate in the 3219 Youth Group.
To support the socially disadvantaged in Whittington to develop relationships, build confidence and self-esteem as they share a nutritious weekly meal in a non-threatening environment.
To support improved access to nutritious food, particularly pre-prepared frozen meals, by increasing capacity to store frozen meals in a new freezer at the Centre’s the North Geelong mini-mart.
To provide healthy snack food options for young people in the low income areas of 3214 and 3219 during the intensive study period where food insecurity may be an issue at home. This program will assist with providing optimum conditions for participants to achieve best results.
To ensure access to regular, fresh, high quality, nutritious meals and improve community connections by providing community meals in a shared setting supporting clients, volunteers and staff.
To store, prepare and distribute food to those experiencing mental health issues through the support for a Healthy Cooking program that provides a lunch meal 6 days a week.
To allow vulnerable people in Geelong who are seeking asylum, or who have only temporary protection in Australia, to access culturally appropriate fresh food on a regular basis during periods of no income, limited income or financial difficulty.