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Bridging the Gap - Breaking the Cycle

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ABOUT US

St John’s Care aims to bridge the gap and break the cycle of disadvantage, isolation, and economic hardship with compassion, advocacy, respect, and encouragement through the provision of emergency relief and other programs.

St John’s Care is:

  • A parish-based Anglican organisation working in partnership with Anglicare

  • A recognised emergency relief provider in the ACT region

  • Funded primarily through donations from community and church groups, businesses, and individuals

  • Proudly staffed by both volunteers and professionals

  • Committed to the flexibility required to meet the individual needs of clients

 
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Unlike large national charities, St John’s Care receives no ACT government support. It reflects Christianity, arguably at its best, by doing. – Graham Downie, The Canberra Times.

OUR VISION

St John’s Care aims to bridge the gap and break the cycle of disadvantage, isolation and economic hardship with compassion, advocacy, respect and encouragement through the provision of emergency relief and other programs.

WHO WE ARE

An outreach service by St John's Anglican Church, in partnership with Anglicare, supported by other parishes and the Canberra community. We seek to respond to human need by offering emergency relief, support and other programs to those who struggle with issues of low income and social disadvantage.

OUR COMMUNITY

A grass roots community, staffed by both volunteers and professionals, working together to help some of the most vulnerable people in our Canberra community. We are funded primarily through donations from community and church groups, businesses, and individuals. 

 
 

HOW CAN I HELP?

Give today

Donate online. 

Ring St John's Care today with your credit card details on:

02 6248 7771

 

Post your donation to St John's Care, GPO Box 219, Canberra. 2601.

 

Transfer your donation directly to our St John's Care account:

BSB 702 389

Account No 0520 9490

If you want a receipt please send an email with your details to admin@stjohnscare.org.au 

 

Donations over $2.00 are tax-deductible.

 

All donated funds remain in Canberra.

Become a volunteer

Goods in short supply

  • UHT Full Cream 1 litre milk

  • Powdered Milk

  • Jam/Honey/Vegemite

  • Tinned Fruit

  • Cooking Oil

  • Canned Tuna

  • School Snacks

  • Packet Soup

  • 1kg Rice

  • Tinned Chunky Soups

  • Pasta Sauce

  • Milo (or drinking chocolate)

  • Toothpaste

  • Shampoo & Conditioner

  • Coffee 100gm jar

Volunteering is a rewarding experience. It gives you a chance to get involved with something you feel passionately about and use your skills to help others.

 

St John’s Care offers hands-on opportunities for volunteers to work for the sake of others.

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CONTACT US

ADDRESS: 45 CONSTITUTION AVENUE REID ACT 2612

TEL: 02 6248 7771  |  info@stjohnscare.org.au

STAFF

Jason Haines - Executive Officer

executive.officer@stjohnscare.org.au

Robbie Speldewinde - Operations Manager

programs@stjohnscare.org.au

Case Manager

community@stjohnscare.org

Tracy Creber - Finance Officer

admin@stjohnscare.org.au

Please support St John's Care in our mission to offer practical and other support to those in need.
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