Anglicare SA

St Mary’s Picket Fence

What the service offers

The Picket Fence began as an outreach project of the Anglican parish of St Marys in 1991 and came under the oversight of AnglicareSA in 2008.

The Picket Fence offers emergency relief on Monday and Friday from 10am to noon. Food, including fresh fruit and vegetables, bread and milk is available. Chemist vouchers and clothing vouchers are also available.

We also offer the Fresh Produce Market on Monday and Friday from 10am to 2pm, which costs $2 for singles and $3 for families – bread and milk is $1 extra.

Financial assistance is available on Thursdays by appointment.

The Picket Fence offers lunch for a gold coin donation on Monday, Thursday, and Friday, economical two-course meals in the evening once a fortnight. Evening meals are $3 for adults and children eat free. Please ring for dates.

Also on offer is the Art Group on Thursdays, costing $3 per session, first session is free.

Who can access the service

  • Individuals and families living south of the city.

Steps on how to access the service

Contact The Picket Fence directly by calling 8374 2522 or visit 1167 South Rd, St Marys.

The Site is open Monday, Thursday and Friday from 10am to 3pm.