Everybody deserves a safe place to live.

Every night, over 8,000 people sleep rough on our streets.
1 in 200 Australians are currently experiencing homelessness.

We do not currently receive any government funding.
We NEED you. Please help us to continue making REAL change
by supporting our programs and services.

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what exactly does asap offer?

Chances Op & Coffee Shop

A non-profit homelessness employment & fundraising initiative of ASAP. From here we employ, support, train and accommodate people who are experiencing homelessness.
It is from there that we operate and provide our vital homelessnes services and offer and a safe & inclusive space to refresh & recharge.
We also sell coffee, food & op shop goodies to the general public.

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Homelessness Services

Offering crisis/relief accommodation, freshly cooked meals, food vouchers, assessments, referrals, support, essential items, Street Kits, Care Packs and Swags to people who are experiencing homelessness in Mackay. Funded by generous community donations and Chances Cafe profits.

Access Services

Donate an item to a person who is experiencing homelessness

  • General Donation
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    from $5.00
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  • Pay Forward a Meal
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    from $3.00
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  • Full night accommodation
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    $85.00
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    $85.00
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  • Half night accommodation
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    $42.50
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    $42.50
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  • Quarter Nights Accommodation
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    $21.25
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    $21.25
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  • Care Pack
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    $45.00
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    $45.00
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  • Street Kit
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    $145.00
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    $145.00
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  • Waterproof Tent
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    $139.00
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    $139.00
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  • Essential Groceries Voucher
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    from $30.00
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  • Identification Funds
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    $79.00
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Words from our clients

Thank you for all of your support. One day I promise I will pay this forward to someone who is in the situation that I am in now, and they will be so grateful just like I am.

Anon, Mackay

You've done so much for me. I will never forget it. Thank you.

Ben, Mackay

You have no idea just what it means to be able to come into the cafe and feel welcomed. Thank you so much - you have a great team.

Pete, Mackay