Welfare Assistance & Support Services
HandUp is a non-profit service, supported by volunteers and the kind donations of various companies and individuals. Because of this, we can offer bread, fruit and vegetables (depending on availability), as well as a range of other groceries at substantially reduced prices.
You may come in and shop as often as necessary - on a regular day-to-day basis, or just in those times when you're experiencing financial hardship.
The HandUp store stocks a range of food and other essentials including:
- Bread, fruit and vegetables
- Frozen and packaged food
- Treats for school lunch boxes
- Fresh meals
- Other groceries and toiletries
Membership costs just $4 per calendar year.
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Wheelchair Access Yes
Disabled access Parking, Wheelchair Access
Accessible By Anyone
Access Fee Contribution fee
Age Ranges All ages
Experiencing financial hardship (honesty system - no proof required)
Emergency Relief, Food Rescue, Low Income Earners, Volunteering
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Canberra City Care provides practical help for people experiencing financial hardship. We run four main services: - HandUp Food Care stocks a range of affordable food and everyday essentials, including bread, fruit and vegetables. - The Tech Shed provides affordable computers and technical support to pensioners and low-income earners. - Re-Runs Op Shop sells a range of ‘pre-loved' clothing and other goods at very low prices. - Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is the only charitable provider of free debt management in Australia. The service is operated locally by Canberra City Care, and is available to all residents of Canberra and the surrounding region.Visit CANBERRA CITY CARE website