We ask that you Sanitize your hands when you enter the building with the Hand Sanitizer provided near the CRC Reception point and maintain the require 1.5m social distancing. Thank You for your understanding.

Food Relief Agency

New opening hours:

Monday 9:00am – 12:00pm

Tuesday 9:00am-   12:00pm

Wednesday 9:00am-12:00pm

Thursday 9:00am – 12:00pm


We encourage people to continue to support local where possible as the upcoming months will be a trying time for many businesses.

We appreciate that this is a difficult time for many, and it may be hard to keep a positive attitude, but please try to remember that we are all in this together. If you or someone you know needs help, visit the Government of Western Australia Helplines List for a list of helplines that may be of use.

For the latest information and advice on the COVID-19 situation, please visit the WA Department of Health website, which is updated daily.


Community Resource Centres (CRCs) are friendly, locally owned and operated service and information centres.

Over 100 centres across the State form the Western Australian Community Resource Network (WACRN), which is supported by the Department of Regional Development (DRD) and the Royalties for Regions initiative.

We are currently co-located with the Plantagenet library and the Great Southern Institute of Technology Mount Barker Campus (intended occupancy date: 1st January 2015). We have other existing organisations who occupy space here at the centre, on a regular basis, to provide services to the community including: 


The Mount Barker Community Resource Centre is committed to providing quality services to members of the Shire of Plantagenet region. We offer a range of services including:

  • Administration Services (Photocopying, Printing, Faxing, Binding and Laminating.)
  • Short and long term Room hire (Standard Offices, Small and large Meeting Rooms, Commercial Kitchen, Auditorium and a Function Centre.)
  • Equipment Hire (Laptops, Projectors and Projector Screens.)
  • I.T. Support
  • Workshops/Training Sessions
  • Centrelink Agency Services
  • Food Relief Agency
  • Emergency Relief
Albany Community Legal 1800 606 060
Anglicare WA 9845 6666
Forrest Personnel 1800 224 548
Great Southern Personnel 9842 1510
HHG Legal Group 9841 2322
Max Employment 6819 5400
Mount Barker Baptist Church 0427 562 247
Mount Barker Body & Sole 0428 303 916
Mount Barker Toy Library 0474 797 395
TAI – CHI Group Tuesday & Friday 8:30 – 9:30 am

Government booths

All CRCs have 3 computers dedicated to providing free internet access and printing for Government information. We also provide a diverse range of brochures, fact sheets and booklets on government and non-government services available to you.

If you have any input or ideas into the development of our centre, please feel free to contact us.

Our vision

The Community Resource Network (CRN) will deliver quality social, business and economic outcomes to support sustainable growth in regional communities.

We will build strong partnerships and develop as an innovative, responsive and connected Network.

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