For a comprehensive list of resources across Australia click here to view information provided by the ASRC (Asylum Seeker Resource Centre).



Goodna Neighbourhood House
(07) 3818 1648
33 Queen Street, Goodna

Fabrics and sewing supplies

St Paul’s Catholic Primary School Hub
(07) 3208 2868
St Paul’s Drive, Woodridge

Disposable nappies, teabags.

Refugee Learning Centre
Cisarua Indonesia

Pre-loved story books for 6-18 year olds, Pre-loved
text books for 6-18 year olds, stationery, educational
activity books.

*For large items (baby equipment, furniture etc) 

*Disposable nappies always welcome at most
community hubs and centres.


Romero Centre
(07) 3013 0100
20 Dutton Street, Dutton Park

Thursday AM

Access Community Services
(07) 3412 8222
92 Wembley Road, Logan Central

Wednesday AM (babies under 1)

Indooroopilly Uniting Church
(07) 3878 9535
74 Station Road, Indooroopilly

Thursday AM

Multilink Community Services
(07) 3808 4463
38 Blackwood Road, Logan Central

Wed/Fri AM


West Welcome Wagon

West Welcome Wagon Inc is a volunteer-run, registered charity supporting asylum seekers in Melbourne’s West. They provide good quality donated items, in home English language support, food aid, community connectedness and more.

They run an excellent Facebook page which matches items people donate with the needs of asylum seekers and their families. Sign up for more details and make sure you read their careful instructions on how to use the page to offer your donations:
or contact them via email
or their website:

The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre in Footscray receives donations of food and household items. They also accept financial donations and gift cards and have seasonal drives for blankets and other items. They do not accept second hand clothes, furniture or white-goods. For a detailed list of what they do and donot accept, there are comprehensive details on their website:

Items can be dropped off between 10am-4pm at 214-218 Nicholson St Footscray.

You can also post items to Isa Biffin (Aid) at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, 214-218 Nicholson St Footscray VIC 3011

Phone: 03 9326 6066

The Welcome Group/Bridging the gap

Bridging the Gaps is a material aid donation program that supports newly arrived and vulnerable refugees. They collect and distribute donations of both new and second hand goods to refugee families.

You can find out more by joining their Facebook page

They can also be contacted via email:  

Or check out their website:


Romero Centre
07) 3013 0100
20 Dutton Street, Dutton Park

Disposable nappies, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap,
moisturiser, rice, cooking oil, coconut milk, tuna, sardines,
lentils, canned fruit.

Indooroopilly Uniting Church
(07) 3878 9535
74 Station Road, Indooroopilly

Disposable appies, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes,
soap, moisturiser


Nundah Community Centre
(07) 3260 6820
14 Station Street, Nundah

Tuesday AM (currently moving to new premises)

Acacia Ridge Community Centre
(07) 3277 4893
21 Hanify Street, Acacia Ridge

Tuesday AM

St Paul’s Catholic Primary School Hub
(07) 3208 2868
St Paul’s Drive, Woodridge

Fri AM, child minding needed
during classes on Tuesdays



Kindred run material aid drives regularly throughout the year, with collection points mainly in the Dandenong Ranges area. These goods are donated to the ASRC. They have a limited capacity to place one off donations. Joining their Action Network on Facebook will allow you to view requests as they are posted.

Kindred can also be contacted via email:

or via the contact page on their website:


Friends of Refugees

Friends of Refugees (FOR) was established to support Asylum Seekers released from detention and living in the Australian community. They provide material aid, support services and social engagement.

Material aid such as basic food staples, new or second hand white goods and baby items such as prams, strollers and nappies are particularly needed.

 Their main drop off point is 13, Leslie St, Dandenong.

For more information: 97925518