One of our clubs themes is “supporting homeless people in Sydney and Overseas”.

The Darling’s support The Station in Sydney’s CBD in the following ways:

  • Boxing Day Dinner for approximately 150 people every year
  • We collect sleeping bags and backpacks and distribute to The Station
  • Partnering with Hanes Group (Bonds) we provide a regular giant order of clothing and underwear
  • Partnering with Coca-Cola Amatil we provided cases of water and soft drinks
  • We take our surplus breakfast food following every Rotary meeting
  • Partnering with OMO we have provided washing powder for the laundry
  • Our Rotarians have supported The Station’s Board

About The Station

The Station’s Mission

To provide a range of services for people who are having difficulty attaining and sustaining adequate and secure accommodation, health status, personal autonomy and dignity.

The Station Ltd believes in:

  • The right of people to make choices in their own lives
  • The right of people to dignity, respect, privacy and confidentiality
  • The right of people to be valued as individuals
  • The right of people to access services on a non-discriminatory basis
  • The right of the community to accountable and responsive services
  • To minimise the harm and social problems to the individual and to the community resulting from the use of drugs, homelessness, mental illness etc

Drop-In Centre Aims
To provide a range of services for people 21 and over who have difficulty attaining and sustaining adequate and secure accommodation, health status and personal autonomy and dignity due to a range of factors including:

  • Drug and Alcohol problems
  • Psychiatric, psychological, physical, sensory or intellectual disability
  • Illness
  • Unemployment
  • Lack of social support
  • Lack of suitable housing option so that they can increase their survival capacity and enhance their personal autonomy and dignity.

 Drop-In Centre – Objectives

  1. To assist clients to meet their basic survival needs by providing:
  • Laundry and shower facilities
  • Nutritious food
  • A place to be comfortable and accepted
  • Company
  • Advice and assistance with health issues (including D&A and Disability)
  1. To provide crisis counselling and referrals on specific issues
  2. To facilitate client’s access to relevant services and further support and assistance