Navigating life's unexpected challenges can be overwhelming, but various services and organisations can assist you. Below is a summary of the different categories of help available:
- Ask Izzy provides a directory of 370,000 support services across Australia. Whether you need help with food, housing, bills, or emotional support, Ask Izzy can guide you to a nearby resource.
- State and territory governments can provide temporary emergency accommodation if you face homelessness or a housing crisis. Help with rental bonds may also be available.
- Charities and community organisations offer emergency relief services. These services include food vouchers, transport vouchers, clothing, part-payment of utility bills, and help with back-to-school costs.
- If you're dealing with mental health challenges, numerous organisations can provide support, including Lifeline, Beyond Blue, and the Black Dog Institute. Remember, you're not alone in this journey.
- For super claim assistance, contact us For other legal needs, the Law Society Referrals Services in your state or territory offer free referrals to lawyers and firms specialising in your area of need.
- Services such as , run by the Australian Government, provide various payments to eligible individuals, including income support and crisis payments. These programs offer support in times of financial distress, unemployment, or other life changes.
- NILS, managed by Good Shepherd, lets you borrow up to $2,000 for essential goods and services with no fees or interest.