VAKS: Vans And KitchenS

Welcome to VAKS

Your list to finding Vans and Kitchens offering food, drink and contact for the homeless and disadvantaged members of our community.

VAKS is a voluntary network of community organisations and groups who offer sustenance via Vans and Kitchens. VAKS in itself, does not have its own van or kitchen. The VAKS website has been set up to support Vans and Kitchens that are already operating, each of which are autonomous and independent organisations.

Most kitchen services and street vans are operated by volunteers and source the food and beverages through their own support facilities. They provide this either by a nominal charge or for free.


Any Provider who has given specific Christmas / New Year operating hours are as follows:


DO NOT email VAKS - please follow these steps:

If you would like to volunteer with any of these organisations, please feel free to contact any of the particular organisation on the VAKS website directly to find out their needs. I'm sure they would love to hear from you.

1. Choose an organisation from the VAKS provider list
2. Click on their page to see if they are right for you
3. Contact them directly by using their contact details

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VAKS seeks to ensure that the information published on its website is up to date and accurate, however this information may change without notice.

PROVIDER LOCATION MAP: To find specific VAKS provider locations on the map below, please use the zoom function and directional arrows. Clicking on a pin will show the specific details of the provider.


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139 Club
A Touch of Compassion Inc.
Access Street Van
Agape Outreach Inc
AL- Furqan Charitable Islamic Trust Australian Unity Centre
Angels Kitchen
Anglican Crisis Care Inc & St John's Drop-in Centre
BABI's Youth Support Program
Caboolture Community Action
Circle Of Hope Inc
Claver Cares Sunset in the Park
Community Compassion
Community Friends
Drug Arm SOS (Street Outreach Service)
Ecumenical Coffee Brigade
Eddies Morning Van
Fishers of Men
Footprints in Brisbane Inc
Footprints in the Park
Friends of the Street
Harvest Food Assist
Helping Hands Queensland
Hope Within Reach
ICYS - Ipswich Community Youth Service
Jimmies Van
Keith's Community Breakfast
Kotahi Aroha Inc
Lend A Hand to Ipswich Homeless
LifeBoat Community Services
Lighthouse Care Caboolture
Loaves & Fishes Street Meet
Manna from Heaven Sandgate Inc.
MATES BBQ, Marist College
Moreton Bay Regional Community Response
Nudgee College BBQ
Our Lady of the Rosary Outreach, Lunch with Friends
Paddies Van
Plus One Care
Reaching Out
Red Cross Youth Night Cafe
Redcliffe Hands Of Hope
Rosies Youth Mission Inc
St Andrew's Uniting Church
St Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church Outreach
St Paul's Drop-in Centre
St Vinnies
Street Arm
Street Doctor
Tautoko Crew
The Breakfast Club
The Rock Family and Community Support
Theodore Street BBQ
UnitingCare Canberra City Early Morning Centre
Valley Outreach
Vital Connection
Wesley Mission Community Dinner
Western Downs Outreach Project Inc.

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