What is it?
The Emergency Material and Financial Aid Program provides timely support to individuals and families experiencing disadvantage and financial stress.
Support may take various forms; including (but not limited to), vouchers, grocery items, clothing and financial assistance.
People who require the assistance of the Emergency Material and Financial Aid Program may also be provided within information about, or referrals to other services for additional and ongoing support as appropriate, and required.
Who is eligible?
Anyone in the ACT who is experiencing hardship can access the Emergency Material and Financial Aid Program.
How do I apply?
People are required to contact individual community organisations who offer the Emergency Material and Financial Aid Program, as listed below.
St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/Goulburn
Ph: (02) 6282 2722
Web: St Vincent de Paul Society Canberra/Goulburn website
The Salvation Army
Ph: 1300 371 288
Web: The Salvation Army website
Uniting Care Kippax
Ph: (02) 6254 1733
Web: UnitingCare Kippax – Emergency Relief