Vinnies – Loui’s Van (Food Van)
Loui’s Van is an after-hours mobile service providing food, information and support to those in need. It is a three van, 5 night operation with over 280 volunteers on the roster.
Who this service is for
Available for anyone, particularly people who are in need, isolated or at risk.
See below for van stop times in your area:
Hobart – 8:20-8:40 – Elizabeth St Mall Hobart – Sunday – Thursday
Glenorchy – 7:45-8:05 – Barry St (Council Car Park – Sunday – Thursday
Gagebrook – 7:00-7:20 – Community Centre (Lamprill Circle) – Monday
Bridgewater 1 – 7:25-7:45 – Community Centre (Bowden Drive) – Monday
Bridgewater 2 – 7:00 – 7:20 – Civic Centre (Greenpoint rd) – Wednesday
Clarendon Vale – 5:45-6:00 – Neighbourhood Centre (Mockridge road) – Tuesday
Warrane – 6:10-6:30 – Neighbourhood Centre (Bligh St) – Tuesdady
Chigwell – 7:40-8:00 – Bucaan House – Wednesday
Kingston – 7:00-7:25 – Council Car Park – Thursday
Maranoa Heights – 7:30-7:50 – Community Centre – Thursday
How this service is delivered
Call or visit us online
For more information please contact the Loui's Van and Emergency Relief Co-ordinator on (03) 6234 4244, firstname.lastname@example.org, or see our website.
We'll come to you (outreach)
Loui's van comes to many locations around greater Hobart
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 – Dining with Friends Program
Dining with Friends is a free community meal held in Hobart, Bridgewater, Launceston, Somerset and Smithton
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.