This page captures a snapshot of services and resources available in the City of Salisbury.

Discover Salisbury

Discover Salisbury is an initiative of the City of Salisbury and aims to provide people with a chance to ‘Discover Salisbury’.

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My Local Services

The My Local Services app delivers information about council services to communities for the participating SA councils.

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SAcommunity

SAcommunity is a free online directory of South Australian community services in several different sectors.

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Food assistance

Services: Supermarket with affordable groceries, Arnold’s Place coffee shop, Easy FeastTM low-cost meals
Website: https://thefoodcentre.com.au/
Address: Shop 5, 580 Main North Road, Gepps Cross
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm
Services: Free food giveaway; cafe
Website: https://communityassist.org.au/services/
Address: ONE Life Church, 13–15 Ormsby Ave, Parafield Gardens
Hours: Food giveaway every Wednesday 1.00pm; Café Tuesday and Wednesday 8.30am to 3.00pm
Services: Food giveaway
Website: https://www.discoverlife.org.au/
Address: 61 Baloo Street, Ingle Farm
Services: $10 meal kits for families of up to four
Website: https://bagsterroadcc.com.au/program/#food
Address: Café 17, 17 Bagster Road, Salisbury North
Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm (order cut off 1.30pm)
Services: Café with low-cost meals; free lunch and food giveaway at 11.30am; affordable frozen meals
Website: https://www.facebook.com/cafehopeelizabeth/
Address: Elizabeth Church of Christ, 38 Ashfield Road, Elizabeth
Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 11.00am to 2.00pm
Services: Free meal and bread to take home
Website: https://paravista.org.au/ministries/meet-n-eat/
Address: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Hall, 388 Montague Road, Para Vista
Hours: Every Monday night (excluding public holidays) 6.15pm to 7.30pm
Uniting in Care Salisbury provides food relief for people living in the City of Salisbury.

Website: http://www.salisburyuc.org.au/uniting-in-care-salisbury/

Fred’s Van provides warm meals at various locations around Adelaide to disadvantaged people.

Website: https://www.vinnies.org.au/page/Find_Help/SA/Food/Freds_Van_mobile_food_service/

Get support from a community chaplain

Chaplains are equipped with skills in pastoral care and theological training. They minister to people facing deeply distressing and traumatic situations, enabling them to better cope with periods of instability. A community chaplain from Chaplaincy Australia can meet with you, listen to your life’s struggles, and refer you to professional support services.

Wellbeing

Telecross REDi 
Daily welfare checks 1800 188 071

Lived Experience Telephone Support Service
Phone wellbeing checks

SA Health Get Healthy
Get Healthy is a free personal health coaching, confidential telephone-based expert advice run by SA Health.

‘Cycle Salisbury’ Social Rides Program
The City of Salisbury has partnered with Bike SA to get the community excited about cycling.

Heart Foundation Walking Groups
The Heart Foundation has a large community with several walking groups around the Salisbury area at different times of the week.

Lutheran Care Family Zone
A child and parenting centre based at Ingle Farm Primary School. The centre brings together a range of support programs for families, including parenting courses, home visiting, mobile creche, emergency relief and financial counselling, men’s support and other age/interest groups.

Salisbury Family Hub
The Salisbury Primary Family Hub is a welcoming place for families to connect, share and learn together, and create stronger communities. It runs playgroups, English classes, sewing sessions and cultural and family support groups.

Digital Literacy and Technology Programs
The City of Salisbury has a range of programs designed to help people connect and thrive online. Sessions include technology courses, seminars on various topics and practical small group or one-on-one sessions on digital basics with an experienced facilitator.

City of Salisbury English Classes
Community centres all around Salisbury often run regular ESL classes.

Family Phonics program
This City of Salisbury online program is aimed at fostering cultural integration and assisting CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) families with navigating the tricky foundations of early literacy skills.

Family History (Ancestry)
Through Libraries SA’s OneCard Network, you can access genealogical resources online using your library card and PIN to gain access.

LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is a premium online learning resource offering thousands of courses in business, technology, design, animation, photography, music, personal development, using the web and more! All you need is your library membership.

Financial assistance

Salisbury Good Money
Financial counselling and loans

Lutheran Care
Free financial counselling at LC Ingle Farm, Uniting in Care Salisbury, Bagster Road Community Centre

MoneyMinded Online
Free educational resource to help you develop money skills

The Smith Family Saver Plus
A 10-month financial education and matched savings program that assists families to gain financial skills, establish a savings goal and develop long term saving habits.

CAP (Christians Against Poverty)
Money courses centring on budget and debt help

ATO’s Tax Help program
Free and confidential service for people with incomes up to $60,000 and simple tax affairs to complete their tax returns online. Available between July and October.

Churches

Life Church Ingle Farm

Youth and kids groups, food giveaway and several conferences and special events throughout the year.

61 Baloo Street
Ingle Farm

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ONE Life Church Parafield Gardens

Community Assist, ONE Life College, life groups and different groups based on age/interest

13–15 Ormsby Ave
Parafield Gardens SA

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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Various age groups, regular Meet ‘n’ Eat social dinner and several small groups

388 Montague Road
Para Vista SA

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The Ark Salisbury Lutheran Church

Children’s ministry, youth ministry, playgroup, Salisbury Lutheran Kindergarten

10 Waterloo Corner Road
Salisbury SA

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Life Adelaide (formerly Victory Church)

Children’s ministry Kid Go, interest groups and different groups based on age

5 Maxwell Road
Pooraka SA

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Influencers Church Salisbury

Kids ministry, youth, families, young adults, women, connect groups

1760 Main North Road
Salisbury Plain SA

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Things to do

Parkrun

Parkrun is a weekly five-kilometre timed community group run or walk. Coordinated by volunteers, the event is open to everyone and is free to participate.

Salisbury Community Fun Day

Salisbury Community Fun Day (formerly Salisbury Plays) is the City of Salisbury’s initiative to head outside and discover the many parks and reserves in the community.

Farm Fresh Market Parafield

Parafield Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday 8.00am to 1.00pm with low prices for fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, bread, cakes, flowers, plants and gifts.

Globe Derby Market

Located at Globe Derby Park, the Globe Derby Markets offer a great range of fresh produce, new and pre-loved clothing and accessories from a wide range of stallholders. Open every Sunday 9.00am until 2.00pm.

Greenfields Wetlands

Greenfields Wetlands cover more than 114 hectares. Discover some of the 160 reported bird species, frogs, fish or fauna onsite. Guided tours are available for community groups but need to be booked in advance.

Paralowie Garden

Paralowie Garden is a gardening club, which also runs gardening workshops and groups for adults over 50.

Para Hills Community Hub Garden
Para Hills Community Garden’s program ‘A Fresh Start’ is ideal for over 50s. There are sessions every week on a variety of gardening topics, including composting, upcycling and growing your own garden at home.
Nature Play at the Para Hills Community Hub Garden

Nature Play – Stories in the Garden at the Para Hills Community Hub Garden is for children aged 0–5 years. The weekly sessions feature songs and stories followed by guided nature play activities.

Little Bang Discovery Club

The Little Bang Discovery Club science program is suitable for children aged four to seven years. It’s free and is delivered online.

St Kilda Adventure Playground
This is a sprawling kids’ play area with slides, a bouncy boomerang and a basketball court, plus BBQ stations.
Saturday Sessions

Every Saturday during winter in the Salisbury Community Hub, the City of Salisbury hosts free fun activities or entertainment from 11.00am to 2.00pm.

Cobbler Creek Recreation Park

This park is a fantastic introduction to the bush, a peaceful place to unwind from city life, a popular destination for walkers, and an adventure for budding mountain bike riders. There’s also BBQ facilities, a picnic area and an adventure playground.

We have made every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.