Hope City Mission Foodbank is an assessment-based emergency relief program that provides nutritious food and material aid to families in Melbourne.

Financial Literacy

Most financial decisions are made from an emotive position rather than a rational process. Our Financial Literacy programs educate and empower our clients to make better decisions with their money.

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Our advocacy supports our clients in any area of need. Whether it be financial, social, or personal, a HCM advocate will be there to fight for justice, mercy, compassion and grace.

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About Us

Hope City Mission was established in 2004 with the mandate to build strong communities by providing a safe place for people in financial hardship to receive support, education and hope to their current situation. Those in financial hardship are able to access Stairway to Hope, WDP Fines Victoria and Life Skill Online Learning Modules.


“You have been treated generously, so live generously” – Jesus, Matt. 10:8 (MSG)


We welcome all with a smile without discrimination on any grounds.


We respect the right of individuals to make their own choices.


We empower individuals to take positive steps to improve their lives.


We are the vital, healthy, Hope-filled community that we picture flourishing.

LIVE Stats

Last Updated 28 November 2022

We've provided
of food + aid last week
We've provided
2,075 KG
of food + aid last week
We've supported
182 people
with food + aid last week
This year we have provided over
of food + aid
This year we have provided over
78,400 KG
of food + aid
This year we have supported over
7,200 people
with food + aid

CLient stories

‘I would never have imagined I could feel so helpless but thankfully something drove me in the direction of ‘HCM’ and I couldn’t be more thankful.’
Foodbank Recipient
‘When I entered the program I was incredibly distraught. Now I have HOPE and am inspired to stick to an incredibly detailed budget with relief.’
Financial Literacy Workshop Participant
‘I am super excited about implementing the things I have learned and making huge changes that will greatly improve my life and reduce financial stress.’
Financial Literacy Workshop Participant