Crisis & Support

Crisis payment is a one-off payment if you’re in severe financial hardship and extreme circumstances. It is important to note that claims must be within seven days of the stated incident including leaving a violent relationship.
Access Crisis Payment
National debt helpline
National Debt Helpline
Financial counsellors have strong links with other service providers and may also provide referrals to other agencies who can assist, such as community legal services, housing bodies and so on.
Find a Financial Counsellor
SecondBite exists to provide access to fresh, nutritious food for people in need.
Food finder
Foodbank is another supplier of food for those in need. Click below then click the Find Food box top right.
Food bank
No Interest Loans (NILS) are available for amounts of up to $2,000
No interest loans
Saver Plus provides an opportunity to have every dollar saved (up to $500) matched with an additional dollar for your own or your family’s education-related expenses for items such as computers, uniforms and books.
Saver plus