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Lockdown update

We will be open during the lockdown – food is takeaway only and will be served through the door. Access to essential services such as showers is limited to one person at a time. Face masks are mandatory to enter the centre, we have a supply of face masks for guests.

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Conditions of entry:

  • No entry if sick or showing COVID symptoms.
  • Limit of 25 people in the centre.

The EMC COVID plan includes the conditions of entry advertised on site, at the door and around the centre.

Where to find us

The Early Morning Centre is located in the Canberra City Uniting Church building at 69 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra City.

Opening hours


Breakfast 7.30am – 8.30am (breakfast only during this time)
Community Hub 9.00am – 2.00pm


Community Hub 9.00am – 1.00pm

Closed on public holidays.

Contact details

Phone: (02) 6247 5041
Fax: (02) 6249 8477
Postal address: GPO Box 1526, Canberra City, ACT 2601
Physical address: 69 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra City, ACT 2600

Getting to the EMC

Check out public transport options on Transport Canberra’s website.

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