Emergency Relief Darwin FOR 2022

Across Darwin we operate our Emergency Relief service from two convenient locations, Stuart Park and Palmerston. Casuarina is currently closed for Emergency Relief.

Our Services have been in high demand and we appreciate your understanding while we overcome key operational issues.

The Vinnies Team is dedicated to helping those in need in the Territory Community, please visit us at an Emergency Relief Service listed below or reach out on 131812 to find out more.


2 Westralia Street, Stuart Park

Ozanam House is most widely known as our Day Centre for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

St Vincent de Paul Society operates an Emergency Relief service for those in need from this location. 

Drop-in Emergency Relief service: WEDNESDAY 9am to 12pm. 

Please bring your Identification and Proof of Income. You will be asked to take a number and wait in the reception area and our team will to assist you as best we can.


3 Rolyat Street, Palmerston

Located next door to our Vinnies Store at Palmerston, we operate our Emergency Relief service from this location on Tuesday.

Drop-in Emergency Relief service: TUESDAY 9am to 12pm.

Please bring your Identification and Proof of Income. You will be asked to take a number and wait in the reception area and our team will to assist you as best we can.


3 Bradshaw Terrace, Casuarina (Currently Closed)

This is the Head Office Location of Vinnies NT, visit come to reception on Level 2 above the Vinnies Store.

If you are unable to attend one of the above scheduled Drop-In Services please call 131812 to discuss your situation. 


Some of the ways in which we can assist through the Emergency Relief service

Food

We provide vouchers you can use at the supermarket to purchase grocery items.

Clothing

We provide vouchers you can use at any of our Vinnies stores to purchase clothing and household goods.

Furniture

We have furniture available through our Vinnies stores or warehouse to help you replace of obtain items you may need in your home.

Utility or other 
household bill

We can assist you by advocating with the utility provider on your behalf for electricity. We can also assist you paying your Telstra bill and water bill by providing a voucher.

Crisis Housing

While the St Vincent de Paul Society does not provide Emergency Crisis Accommodation services, we can assist you by referring you to the appropriate support service.

Financial Counselling

We can refer you to a specialist agency who can assist.

Spiritual Support

The members of the Society are there to support people when they need it most.  We can arrange for a member of our Conferences to call you and provide emotional and spiritual support.

Public transport 

We can assist you by providing concession bus tickets for public transport.

Medical needs

We assist you to buy medication if you are in need and unable to buy medication. We encourage you to bring the prescription issued by your health professional.

Please note there is a limited number of Visits per person per to our Emergency Relief service.

If you are in genuine need, please contact us on 13 18 12.


Please bring these documents with you when you visit our Emergency Relief service

Without these documents, we may not be able to assist you on the day.

  • Your most recent Centrelink income statement

  • A form of formal identification, such as a Licence, 18+ Card, Pension Card or Medicare card.