Vinnies – Dining with Friends Program
Dining with Friends is a free community meal held in Hobart, Bridgewater, Launceston, Somerset and Smithton
Who this service is for
Dining with Friends welcomes all community members who are lonely, isolated, or would just like to share a meal with others.
Hobart – the last Thursday of the month, 6:00pm
Bridgewater (Dinner) – the first Wednesday of the month, 5:45pm
Bridgewater (Lunch – second Tuesday of the Month, 1:30pm
Launceston – the first and third Tuesday of each month.
Somerset – fortnightly on a Thursday, 12noon.
Smithton – fortnightly on a Tuesday, 12noon.
All venues provide wheelchair accessibility.
How this service is delivered
Hobart CBD - at Mathers House - this event occurs monthly on the last Thursday of the month March - December
Bridgewater - Dinner - At the Bridgewater Civic Centre - this event occurs on the first Wednesday of each month March-December
Bridgewater - Lunch - Bridgewater Civic Centre, Greenpoint Rd - this event occurs every second Tuesday 1:30pm - March to December
Launceston - At the Catholic Parish of Launceston dining room, 44 Margaret St. Phone to book your seat. 63 265551.
Call or visit us online
Phone or email for more details.
Join us for a free three course meal, made by volunteers for anyone in our community who would like to join for the meal and stay for the company.
Bookings essential on 03 6435 2323.
More programs from St Vincent de Paul Society
Vinnie’s Van – (Soup Van)
Vinnies Van provides soup, sandwiches, hot drinks, fruit, friendship, referral and support.
Vinnies – Emergency Assistance
We respond to calls for assistance from people in need in their local community either through attendance at an assistance office, via phone call or visit to a person’s home. We attempt to find the most appropriate response to meet a person’s needs. This might involve having a friendly chat or it might include providing information, advocacy, food or food vouchers, clothing, furniture, budget support, assistance with utility bills or transport costs. Anyone can access this service providing you have an expressed a need for our assistance.