Emergency Relief – Geraldton
Helping people in financial crisis by providing financial or material aid and connecting them to services to build financial resilience and capability.
WHAT THIS SERVICE PROVIDES
Aims to provide assistance and information to people in need financially. This service is provided to assist people in a non-discriminatory manner regardless of ethnicity, age, gender, disability or religion.
WHO THIS IS TYPICALLY FOR
Low Income individuals and families receiving Centrelink benefits or an employed person/s who hold a current Health Care Card.
WHAT THIS SERVICE ENTAILS
To provide vouchers for emergency relief e.g. food, prescriptions and education. Also to assist people to budget for current and future needs.
To refer to other organisations where Centacare is unable to assist.
This programme is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Social Services and Lotterywest.