Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

  1. About this service

    The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) is an asylum seeker support organisation based in Footscray.  The centre provides aid, support, justice and empowerment programs to asylum seekers. 

    The Foodbank is a free grocery store inside the ASRC Footscray centre that provides fresh food to people seeking asylum, many are families and children.

    Material Aid
    The ASRC provide practical material items to people seeking asylum who are experienceing hardshop.  The program can provide essential items such as Myki credit, internationa calling cards, mobile phones and gift cards to buy household items urgently needed. 

    Community Meals
    Community meals is the heart of ASRC and the place where people seeking asylum, volunteers and staff at the centre gather each lunch time to enjoy a meal together. Hot meals are served five days a week to around 240 people, that’s over 61,250 meals a year and a 25% increase on the previous year.

    Food Justice Truck
    FJT is an award-winning, mobile fresh food market that enhances food security for people seeking asylum in the Victorian community by offering locally sourced produce, grains, legumes, tea and bread at a 75% discount to people seeking asylum. The Food Justice Truck also welcomes general public shoppers who pay local market rates. The Truck is located in Thomastown, Dallas (Broadmeadows), Footscray and Melbourne CDB.

      • Service name

        Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

      • Service address

        214 - 218 Nicholson St, Footscray
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      • Phone

        9326 6066

      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help, Some Help

      • Service hours

        Monday to Friday: 10am – 5pm

      • Service type


  2. Asylum Seeker Resource Centre