What We Do

Meeting unmet needs

Our vision is to provide hope, stability and support for the most vulnerable members in our community, through a range of programs and the ongoing tailored support for the residents from Avalon volunteers and partners.

Avalon Homes For The Homeless

Our goal is to provide affordable homes with ongoing tailored support for the homeless.

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Clothes and Bedding Distribution

We provide clothing, bedding, toiletries and shoes to people who are living on the streets who are disadvantaged, living in low economic conditions or who are Asylum Seekers.

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The Avalon Drop-in

Avalon has run the Drop-In programme for over 26 years. Come along to relax in a warm and welcoming environment, have a cuppa, meet new friends or catch up with old ones.

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A Day With Avalon

Avalon’s mini bus, ‘The Moving Heart of Gold’, goes on outings to an array of interesting and exciting locations.

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When we do it

Below is what a week at Avalon generally looks like depending on the need. Reach out to us if you want to get involved in any way.

MONDAYThe Avalon Drop-In (Weekly 9am-4pm)
Clothing & Bedding Distribution * (Monthly 6pm-10pm)
TUESDAYDay Trip with Avalon (Weekly 9am-4pm)
WEDNESDAYClothing & Bedding Distribution * (Fortnightly 6pm-10pm)
THURSDAYClothes Sorting & Packing of Van (Weekly 9.30am–4pm)
FRIDAYClothing & Bedding Distribution * (Weekly 6pm-10pm)
SATURDAYClothing & Bedding Distribution * (Monthly 6pm-10pm)
SUNDAYClothing & Bedding Distribution * (Fortnightly 6pm-10pm)

* Dates and events subject to change. Please contact us and call on (03) 9569 2240 for further information.

Get involved

Donating* to Avalon means you are supporting a small charity that is run solely by volunteers and donations. Your support will help keep our buses on the road, provide warmth to the homeless, and offer opportunities to people with disabilities. In short, you will be making a difference to people’s lives and providing hope and happiness to many.

*All donations are tax deductible.