COVID-19 Services

Anglicare Services

Anglicare is continuing to provide Counselling and Food and Financial services via online (Skype and ZOOM) and by telephone.

Please see attached brochures with all contact details, and please refer clients to our broad range of services.

We also continue to provide free counselling and financial support for those in bushfire affected areas. Further details below:

Counselling:  children, young people, adults, relationships, families, carers, domestic violence and trauma

Intake: 1300 651 728  acwollongong@Anglicare.org.au

Food and Financial Assistance:  assistance with bills and food, NILS and StepUP Loans, Financial Counselling, Advocacy and referral support, Casework.

Contact: 02 8624 8600    ffawollongong@anglicare.org.au    bushfireassistance@Anglicare.org.au

Continued Help in Bushfire-Affected Communities – free counselling (1300 651 728) and financial support (8624 8600) continuing to assist clients with long-term recovery https://www.anglicare.org.au/what-we-offer/bushfire-relief-efforts/

Nowra Family Relationship Centre provides assistance to families who are separated, considering separating or having relationship difficulties. This includes working with families around their parenting arrangements for their children as well as property mediations. Due to our desire to keep both the families who seek our assistance and our staff safe at this time, we are contacting our clients by phone or online platforms. Contact: 1300 651 728 

Anglicare At Home

If you are aware of an older person who is vulnerable, perhaps even more vulnerable now because of self-isolation and would benefit from help at home Anglicare at Home:

For more information phone: 1300 111 278  https://www.anglicare.org.au/what-we-offer/home-care/

Coming Soon – videos on Domestic Violence, Mental Health and Anxiety, Bushfire recovery and COVID-19, and dealing with social isolation particularly for the elderly. Stay tuned for further updates. 

Here at Ability Options / Olympus Solutions we have closed the doors to drop in and our face to face programs, and we are still available  for individual support during business hours Mon-Friday.

We have moved our services to telephone contact only, but we are still facilitating referrals into our program.

NOCSS is bringing you important information that impacts the sector, and our ever-growing set of resources to support the evolution of service continuity during the coronavirus situation. It complements our NCOSS eNews and will be distributed in alternate weeks. 

Information is organised broadly into categories to help you find the news and resources you need including – Support for Organisations, Support for Clients, Community Sector Innovative Practices, Grants and Funding, and Research and Reports.

Other ways to stay informed: We have compiled a COVID-19 Community Sector Resource, found on our website and updated regularly, as more information specific to community services in NSW becomes available. Do you receive our fortnightly NCOSS newsletter? Subscribe to NCOSS eNews for timely, relevant and brief round up of NCOSS work and what’s happening more broadly across the sector. Read the latest eNews here.

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