If you need short term financial assistance to meet your immediate basic needs, then we can help you with Emergency Relief funding for material aid. This includes food vouchers, supermarket vouchers, petrol vouchers and assistance to pay utility bills and other essentials.
First of all, you’ll need to visit one of our offices so we can conduct an assessment of your circumstances and determine how we can assist you.
We provide Emergency Relief funding for individuals and families in times of crisis to meet immediate basic needs. It is short term funding and covers assistance for material items such as:
Anyone who is experiencing financial difficulty due to circumstances or on a low income who is not a mortgage holder and is the recipient of welfare services.
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) appointments will be conducted by phone from April until September 2020.
At our Geelong office, we provide emergency relief and short-term assistance to help with immediate basic needs for individuals and families in times of crisis. This includes:
Assistance is limited to residents of the following suburbs or postcodes:
Process of applying for ER:
For further information or to book an appointment:
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