All people are welcome whether you are homeless or not.
The Lazarus Centre at 202 Myers Street, Geelong is a place for you to feel safe and welcome.
Somewhere where you can take a shower, wash and dry your clothes, have a light lunch, participate in activities, meet with volunteers and receive support from specialist homelessness staff.
Open 7 days a week
Connect vulnerable people with service they need
Provide meals, showers, clothes and company
How You Can Get Help
Are you looking for a Safe Place and to connect with Community? Then Lazarus Community Centre is the place for you.
What does Lazarus Community Centre Offer?
Lazarus community centre provides a safe place for people suffering from Homelessness or disadvantage, to come during the day, and receive services such as Hot showers, fresh clean clothing, a hot meal, and a place to use as recreation or relaxation.
Additionally, we regularly have visiting hair dressers, chiropractors, nurses, and doctors to address clients’ needs on a pro bono basis.
Lazarus Community centre can provide clients with referrals to, meals, medical, mental or housing services and works hand in glove with housing providers such as Neami, Samaritan House and Salvation Army.
How can you access the Lazarus Community Centre?
Lazarus community Centre is open between 8am and 3 pm daily (weekdays only) people suffering from Homelessness or disadvantage, can come and visit us, unannounced and in confidence. Lazarus provides open arms to all in need.
Where is Lazarus Community Centre Located?
Currently Lazarus Community centre is located at 202 Myers Street, wihtin the previous Wardens Quarters of the Geelong Goal.
Who can use the Lazarus Community Centre services?
Lazarus Community Centre has open arms to all people suffering homelessness or disadvantage. Our kind hearted volunteers will cook a warm meal, and can be an ear to listen. We also have several onsite social workers provided by salvation Army, whom can assist in opening case files and referring people to appropriate services tailored to the needs of every client.
Lazarus Community Centre, is for all people of Geelong in need.
We are community.
We are Geelong.
Founded in 2015, the Lazarus Community Centre formed a partnership with SalvoConnect Barwon. With a lot of community support through working bees to prepare the old Geelong Gaol and garden areas, the centre launched in 2017.
Unfortunately, homelessness is a problem in the Barwon Region but with the community, we are providing much-needed support and facilities to people in need.
Join us in providing a safe and welcoming centre for all.
Our promise to you
Without your loyal support, we couldn't do what we do. Lazarus Community Centre Geelong relies on our great team, mostly volunteers, and the kind donations from our community to help those in our community who need it most.
It is our promise to keep doing everything we can to provide a supportive environment at Lazarus Community Centre.