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Welfare agencies

The following organisations may be able to assist you if you are experiencing financial or personal difficulty. Some of the organisations may be able to provide you with electricity or water vouchers if you are in financial crisis and unable to pay your utility bills.

Anglicare provides practical support, in partnership with the Anglican community, offering emergency relief, services, and assistance for individuals and families in crisis.

Centrecare provides counselling, mediation, accommodation and training services. Their aim is to help people develop to their full potential.

Lifeline provides a 24-hour telephone counselling, information and referral service with a national accessible number for the cost of a local call.

Mission Australia 
Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian organisation which aims to empower disadvantaged and isolated individuals, families and communities by giving them the support they need to get back on track, and lead more fulfilling lives.

Neighbourhood and Community Centres
Neighbourhood and Community Centres in NSW provide a wide range of services within the community.

No Interest Loan Schemes (NILS)
A list of agencies that provide No Interest Loans to low-income households.

St Vincent de Paul Society 
The St Vincent de Paul Society provides professional services and volunteer support to people who are in need. They offer food, other material assistance, and advice.

The Salvation Army 
The Salvation Army provides practical assistance and material aid to families and individuals in financial crisis.