Financial hardship

Difficulty making ends meet

Many people on Centrelink payments or low incomes find it very difficult to make ends me

Emergency Relief

If you or your family is in crisis, many of our agencies can provide emergency relief with food, food vouchers, travel cards, petrol vouchers, assistance with bills, rent and medicines.

Your local agency can provide information, advocacy, budgeting assistance and financial and personal counselling. They may act on your behalf, for example to seek an extension for a utility bill or arranging a payment plan.

You are not alone - free, confidential help is nearby.

Use our search facility to find a CISVic member agency near you and contact them to see what kind of assistance they can offer you. Alternatively, you can view a list of all agencies.

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