Community Foodcare

The LifeSource Community Care FoodCare Program provides free fruit, vegetables & bread, plus affordable groceries at a low recovery fee.* We shall also be running a café offering free morning tea. EFTPOS payment facilities will also be available.
  • Doors Open 8 am.
  • Cafe opens at 9:45 am.
  • Community Shopping commences at 10:15 am.
  • Last Shopper processed at 11:45 am.
  • 12 noon, FoodCare is CLOSED.

We are located at:

LifeSource Christian Church
175 Lower Gibbes Street, Chatswood.

To park: enter via Chatswood Business Park.

Public Transport:

Bus: 136 Chatswood to Smith Street.
207 North Sydney to Eastern Valley Way.

LifeSource Community Bus Service:

Pick Up: 9:30 am
From outside Chatswood Station, West side, Near 7 Eleven, at the Kiss & Drop/Bus Stop.


Membership* will be available to any low-income earner and holder of a Centrelink benefit card and will cost $2 a year. Registration is completed on the first visit and secondary identification (e.g. a driver’s licence) is required. Eligibility by way of a letter of recommendation from a community agency if there is no CentreLink Card is also accepted.

Membership enables access to FoodCare on a weekly basis.

Beat The Queues!

Download the registration form, fill it in and bring it with $2 to Community FoodCare.  

*Conditions will apply.

Debt Counselling and Other Services

LifeSource is more then just the Community FoodCare.

We offer FoodCare members other types of support and can also make referrals for specialist services, including free Debt Counselling.


It’s more than finances, it’s providing people with options.

Donating financially is a great and cost effective way of supporting Community FoodCare.  All donations over $2 to FoodCare via LifeSource Community Care charity are tax deductible.

For eligibility details and other information please contact us using the Form at the Bottom of the page.


We gratefully acknowledge the support & sponsorship of the many organisations and individuals who contribute towards this worthwhile cause. We continue to look for sponsors to support this great new program. Please contact us directly if you can help.



Gift of $1,000 from CatholicCare Diocese of Broken Bay in support of the operation of the community bus for use in FoodCare.


Grant $3,188 from ClubGRANTS – Chatswood RSL Club for the purchase of new two door refrigerator and chest freezer for the storage of foods for FoodCare operations.