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Financial Crisis and Material Aid – Emergency Relief

In an emergency or crisis situation always call triple zero (000) for police, fire and ambulance and follow instructions.


Anglicare

Campbelltown: 02 4621 6666

Glenfield: 02 9829 8898

Moss Vale: 02 4868 1780

Address:  Shop 1 and 2, 31-35 Chamberlain St, Campbelltown.

Immediate support is on offer through Anglicare, including assistance with financial strains or physical food items. Anglicare provides a range of services for people experiencing financial hardship or crisis and can assist with food parcels, vouchers, utility bills and household items or clothing. Assistance is based on individual assessment.

Emergency Relief services run from: Bondi, Campbelltown, Liverpool, Moss Vale, Mt Druitt, Parramatta, Penrith, Summer Hill and Wollongong.  Anglicare also assist Anglican parishes at Broadway, Darlinghurt, Glenfield​, Glebe, Katoomba, and Richmond to run Emergency Relief services.

Website: www.anglicare.org.au/directory-category/food-financial-assistance

 

C3 Community Services

Phone: 02 4620 7400 or 1300 227 000

Address: Suite 6 Level 4 Macarthur Square, Gilchrist Drive, Campbelltown NSW.

Services include: Christians Against Poverty free debt management, No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) and emergency relief assistance.

Website: www.c3churchctown.com/c3-community-services/

 

Macarthur Diversity Services Initiative (MDSI)

Phone: 02 4627 1188

Address:  Level 3 Suite 2 Campbelltown City Centre, 171-179 Queen Street, Campbelltown.

MDSI offers a range of services, including emergency financial and material assistance for low income families and individuals.

MDSI’s financial and material assistance includes help with utility bills, information and advocacy. MDSI is also No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS) provider.

Website: www.mdsi.org.au

 

Salvation Army

Emergency Relief Assessment Line: 1300 371 288

Salvos Campbelltown store: 02 4620 7673

Campbelltown store address: 214 Queen St, Campbelltown NSW

Provides a range of social services including emergency relief services. Can provide food, financial or other material assistance.

Website: salvos.org.au

 

Southern Family and Youth Services

Campbelltown office: 02 4625 1618

General enquiries: 02 4228 1946

Address: 3/17 Warby St Campbelltown NSW.

Southern Youth and Family Services (SYFS), is an independent, local community-based benevolent (charity) organisation in the Southern part of NSW. SYFS provides support and assistance to vulnerable, disadvantaged and homeless young people and those at risk of, disadvantage and homelessness. This support extends to the children and families of these young people.

Website: www.syfs.org.au

 

St Vincent de Paul Society – Nagle Centre

Phone: 02 4628 2928 or 02 4628 8568

Address: 22 Iolanthe Street, Campbelltown

Emergency and crisis assistance for people experiencing disadvantage and homelessness in the Macarthur region.  This assistance can take many forms and may include: help with electricity, telephone, advocacy and rental, referrals to brokerage service, clothing vouchers, hot breakfasts and lunches five days a week, from Monday to Friday and an evening meal on Wednesdays.

Website: www.vinnies.org.au

 

Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation

Phone: 02 4628 4837

Address: 187 Riverside Drive, Airds

Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation provides a range of services, including medical services and emergency relief.

Website: tacams.com.au

 

Wesley Mission

Phone: 02 4625 9866 (Campbelltown office)

Address: 2 King St, Campbelltown NSW

The purpose of Wesley Mission’s emergency relief program is to help people address immediate basic needs in times of financial crisis. Access to emergency relief is considered universal and is a safety net for people experiencing financial distress or hardship and who have limited means or resources to help them alleviate their financial crisis.

This support may include, but is not limited to, assistance to address immediate basic needs in times of financial crisis in the form of material or financial aid (eg food parcels, clothes, bedding, household items, vouchers for supermarket utilities or petrol).

Website: www.wesleymission.org.au


 

No Interest Loans

The No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) makes no interest loans accessible to people on low incomes to purchase essential items and services.

There are a number of services across the state, including in Macarthur and Wingecarribee.

To find your nearest service offering NILS, visit the website: 

http://www.nilsnswfindascheme.org.au/