The funding is provided by the Australian Government, Department of Social Services, it’s official name is ‘Financial crisis and material aid, emergency relief’, we must follow the funding guidelines as they are set out.
To make things easier, we refer to the funding support as ‘Emergency Relief’.
Emergency relief is a program that can help you if you’re going through a tough time financially and don’t have many resources to make things better. It’s designed to provide support to people who are experiencing financial distress or hardship.
After an assessment you may be eligible for emergency relief to help you with item’s such as:
How to get help
Visit our Bendigo office to find out if you can access Emergency Relief.
Or, call us on 1300 428 364 to learn more or make an appointment for assessment.
Appointments can be conducted over the phone or in person. Please bring along your identification and any supporting documents such as bills to your appointment.