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Support and emergency relief services

There are a number of community service agencies and organisations that provide food vouchers and other support services in the municipality.

Local support services

There are different agencies in the City of Whittlesea who offer support.

Whittlesea Community Connections offers information and support. Call them on 9401 6644 between 9am until 1pm Monday to Friday.

SafeSteps is Victoria's 24/7 Family Violence Support Service on 1800 015 188.

Big Group Hug provides material relief to vulnerable families including clothes, nappies.

Encompass Care provides material aid including food. 

Infinity Church - emergency food relief

Countrywide Community Missions - food relief

Hope Centre - food hampers

Sikh Community Connections - supporting international students and Sikh and Indian communities

ADRA - food hampers

From us 2 you - helping with fuel, power and work expenses

Heavenly Feast Revival Church Australia - food hampers in the Epping/Lalor area

Moreland City Council/Rooming House - care packs for people living in rooming houses in the City of Whittlesea.

Hardship relief

Council's COVID-19 Financial Hardship Policy provides relief to residents and businesses in the City of Whittlesea who are unable to meet their payment obligations to Council because of the impacts of the pandemic.

Contact us on 9217 2170 for more information or you can read the policy online or apply online.

Read more about the policy.

Victorian Government concessions.

The Victorian Government offers concessions to a variety of people to help with housing, water, energy, health, education and transport costs. Read more about concessions on the DHHS website. You can also read their concessions guide.