COVID-19 Assistance

Through COVID-19 we’re here to help  

Our local services assist people experiencing personal and financial difficulties by providing information, referral and support services including Emergency Relief (food vouchers and food, assistance with bills and medicines).

At this time of self-isolation, Community Information and Support Victoria will continue to meet the needs of people in need of support, while ensuring the community and our members, volunteers and staff are safe.

COVID-19 has exposed how deep the digital divide is in our schools

CIS Glen Eira - Community Information Support Glen Eira


Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) CIS Glen Eira will be closed to the public until further notice. 


Energy bill relief through winter during the COVID-19 crisis

CISVic are a signatory to a letter drafted by Brotherhood of St Laurence, requesting a temporary increase to energy concessions, an additional one-off Utility Relief Grant and for an extention of energy concessions for people seeking asylum on bridging visas.

To better support vulnerable households during the COVID-19 winter. To view the letter click here

CISVic welcomes Federal Government announcement of additional Emergency Relief funding

Executive Officer Kate Wheller stated: ‘CISVic welcomes the announcement on Sunday of an additional $200 million for Financial Wellbeing & Capability programs, and is grateful for the very positive moves the government is making to ease financial hardship for all Australians during these unprecedented times’.


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