Welcome to the Hope Centre!

The Hope Centre is a food rescue and training not for profit organisation based in Warrawong NSW. We are one of the largest distributors of food rescue in the Illawarra as well as having distribution partners based in the Shoalhaven area. The Food Barn is the largest program run by the Hope Centre and has been ongoing for the past 9 years providing affordable and healthy food to our regions most marginalised people as well as those going through a though period. The Centre also runs regular training courses for the unemployed and focuses on getting them job ready as well as providing work placements. All training is done in the brand new training suite opened this year by the Hon. Scott Morrison MP. 

We Are Closed!

Tuesday10am -3pm
Wednesday10am -3pm
Thursday10am -3pm
Friday10am -3pm

Latest News

Latest News

Thank You Shellharbour City Council - 21/05/2015

A great afternoon tea with Mayor Marianne Saliba, Shellharbour City Council members and some awesome community groups. A privilege to awarded a share from the Shellharbour City Council donation scheme which will go towards the funding of a student from the Shellharbour region through our next course. Thank You Everyone!

Work for the Dole Host Forum Wollongong - 20/05/2015

Today our general manager Lizzie Millar Spoke at the Work for the Dole Host Forum in Wollongong it was a great experience and insight into some exciting changes that will be happening at the Hope Centre Food Barn which will kick off in July. As always we appreciate our opportunities to work alongside Gary Haynes (Max Solutions) and Geoff Bolton (Government Department Of Employment).

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Corporate Breakfast - 19/05/2015

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who came to our corporate breakfast today it was great to meet you all. We would also like to thank our students for putting on a great breakfast. 

New Website Launched

Today we have launched our new website we hope you find it a much better experience to use and all suggestions are most welcome. Over the next week or so we will be ironing out any bugs that may arise so please bear with us. Have a great weekend.