Cardinia Care Packs

We have a variety of care packs available at Emerald, Pakenham and the Cardinia Mobile including:

Share the Dignity: Toiletry Packs

Toiletry packs are available for women and girls in need of basic hygiene products including sanitary items, shampoo, conditioner, and cleansing products. Bags are available for collection from Emerald and Pakenham library branches.

Escape Bags

Non-gender Individual and Parent/Child Bags with essential items are available for people who are fleeing from family violence. The bags contain basic hygiene and comfort items. Bags are available for collection from Emerald and Pakenham library branches.

To find other locations that may be closer to you please visit escabags.org

Please call 1800RESPECT. 1800 737 732 if you need more support

Food Care Packs

Cardinia residents can collect up to two food care packs from any of the Cardinia based library branches thanks to the support of Follow Bless Collective and Officer Sikh Temple ‘Siri Guru Nanak Darbar’.

Collect from Pakenham Library, Emerald Library and the Cardinia Mobile Library

Food care packages are also available at Follow Blessed Collective in Officer. To book a time to collect a care pack from Bless Collective, please email info@bless.org.au or phone/text 0411 543 817.

Groceries and vegetarian meals are available from Officer Sikh Temple ‘Siri Guru Nanak Darbar’ at 33 Officer Rd, Officer.

To collect groceries and meals for Officer Sikh Temple Please email info@sgnd.com.au OR text/call 0421 061 177 OR leave a message on facebook.com/sgndofficer. Non-contact pickup arrangements are in place.

People are encouraged to call their local Cardinia library branch to check that Care Packs are in stock before visiting any of our locations.


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