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Emergency Relief Program (ERP)


ERP provides emergency financial and material assistance including referrals to other services for young people who are vulnerable, disadvantaged, homeless or those at risk of disadvantage and homelessness.

Services include:

  • Emergency funds for food and other essential items such as personal hygiene products and toiletries
  • Access to a range of essential medical needs such including pharmaceuticals, medicines, dental, optical and other treatments
  • Help with rent, accommodation and emergency payments
  • Help with utilities such as gas and electricity and other accounts
  • General assistance for payment of other health and welfare services eg, Counselling
  • Other emergency needs
  • Referral to other services as appropriate

The Emergency Relief Program is available in the Illawarra, Goulburn and Queanbeyan

Contact details

Illawarra - 1A Denison Street, Wollongong Phone: 4240 4800

Goulburn -12 Auburn Street Phone: 48221120

Queanbeyan - 17 Kathleen Street Phone: 62329171

The Emergency Relief Program is funded through the Commonwealth Department of Families, Community Services, Housing and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA), Emergency Relief Program

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