***SLEEPOUT 2020 has been postponed until later in the year.

Soul Cafe invites you to join us as we come together as a community and raise funds to continue supporting homeless and vulnerable people in Newcastle.


WHEN? tbc

WHERE? Civic West Carpark, Newcastle

WHAT? Spend the night with us sleeping in the open air.



In NSW, homelessness has increased by 37% since 2011.

In 2019 Soul Café provided 42,357 meals and food care packages to vulnerable people in Newcastle (up 34% since 2017).

Our Guests accessed services at Soul Cafe (Including Doctors, Hairdressers, Legal Aid and many more) 2,496 times in 2019 (up 22% since 2017).

Soul Cafe was born and bred in Newcastle, we are non-government funded and rely solely on the support of our incredible volunteers and local donations to keep our doors open.

100% of funds raised for SLEEPOUT will be used to continue supporting the members of the Newcastle community that need us most.