Help Services

Quick Links: Homelessness | Financial Services | Food Relief

Homelessness

Opening Doors 1800 825 555
For those experiencing or at risk of homelessness, this is the entry point which will refer you to the closest help for you

SalvoConnect Barwon South West Region
Crisis & Supported Accommodation
35 Myers Street GEELONG VIC 3220
Ph: (03) 5223 5400

SalvoConnect Barwon South West Region (Women’s Services)
Settlement Road BELMONT 3216
Ph: (03) 5244 9560
Crisis Accommodation – un-partnered women 18 years or over with or without children, Family violence packages, Family Violence Private Rental Access Program

Community Support Services – Doorways (SalvoConnect)
26-28 Bellerine Street GEELONG 3220
Ph: (03) 5223 9200
Emergency Relief, Financial Counselling and Counselling

Barwon Housing and Homeless Support Services
If you are homeless or at risk of homelessness call 1800 825 955

Department of Families, Fairness and Housing Phone 1300 650 172

WIRE Ph: 1300 134 130
A state wide, free support information and referral service for Women, non-binary and gender diverse people

Haven: Home Safe
15 Yarra St, Geelong Vic 3220
Ph: 1300 428 364 After Hours 1800 627 727
Email: erclient@hhs.org.au
Housing support, Case Coordination, Financial Assistance (Emergency Relief only).

HAAG (Housing for the Aged Action Group)
Home at Last program.
Housing related enquiries: 1300 765 178
Email intake@oldertenants.org.au

Bethany Community Support Geelong West Office
1/2 Waratah St, Geelong West, VIC 3218
Ph: (03) 5247 2111
Email: info@bethany.org.au
Support for Families, Family and Relationship Counselling, Emergency Relief, Housing Services, Financial Help

Financial Services

Community Support Services – Doorways (SalvoConnect)
26-28 Bellerine Street GEELONG 3220
Ph: (03) 5223 9200
Emergency Relief, Financial Counselling and Counselling

Diversitat: Financial Wellbeing for Women Ph: (03) 5246 9600

Haven: Home Safe
15 Yarra St, Geelong Vic 3220
Ph: 1300 428 364 After Hours 1800 627 727
Email: erclient@hhs.org.au
Housing support, Case Coordination, Financial Assistance (Emergency Relief only).

Food Relief

Drysdale Family Support Food Bank Ph: 5253 2099. 276-290 Jetty Rd., Curlewis.

Portarlington Food Assistance Food Assist 3223 Inc, St Andrew’s Uniting Church Hall, Newcombe St Portarlington
P.H 0493398160 Every Wednesday 1-3

Ocean Grove – Loaves and Fishes Uniting Church. Cnr Eggleston Street and The Parade, Ocean Grove.
Open Friday evenings 6.00 – 6.45p.m.

Ocean Grove – Feed Me Bellarine Ph: 0422 798 791

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