Concessions and grants

Emergency financial aid

People experiencing financial stress may be able to access these types of relief:

  • food vouchers
  • chemist vouchers
  • transport vouchers
  • payments to help with rent or accommodation costs
  • help toward the cost of bills
  • material help such as food hampers or clothing, and sometimes cash.

If you are already a client of the Department for Child Protection, call us on 8124 4185. Otherwise, contact one of the organisations listed here and ask for emergency financial assistance.

AC Care

Mt Gambier
2 Ferrers Street
Phone - 8723 0540
Email - care@accare.org.au
Website - http://www.accare.org.au

Murray Bridge
11-21 Kennett Road
Phone - 8532 6303
Email - care@accare.org.au
Website - http://www.accare.org.au

Anglicare SA

Some centres require appointments. These fill very quickly so call as close as possible to 9.00 am on the day you want to come in.

Elizabeth
Phone - 1800 061 551 weekdays

Salisbury
Old Rectory
Phone - 1800 773 277 (freecall) between 9.00 am and 9.30 am weekdays
(appointments essential)

Adelaide
The Magdalene Centre
35a Whitmore Square
(no appointment necessary)
Phone - 8305 9394
The centre is open from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm weekdays.

Christies Beach
111 Beach Rd
Phone - 8186 8900
The centre is open weekdays 9.00 am to 12.30 pm.

Anglicare website: http://www.anglicare-sa.org.au/emergency-relief/

Centacare

Website - http://www.centacarecdpp.org.au
Email - generaladmin@centacarecdpp.org.au

Ceduna
15 McKenzie Street
Phone - 8625 3810
Fax - 8625 3486

Port Augusta
6 Gibson Street
Phone - 8641 2379
Fax - 8641 1731
Port Lincoln

32 Mortlock Terrace
Phone: 8683 0733
Fax: 8683 0477

Port Pirie
85 Gertrude Street
Phone - 8638 2100
Fax - 8633 3467

Whyalla
28 Head Street
Phone - 8649 3666
Fax - 8649 3233

Wudinna
16 - 24 Richards Avenue
Phone - 8680 2492
Fax - 8680 2522

Lutheran Community Care

16 Gawler Street
Nuriootpa

Phone - 8562 2688
Fax - 8562 2657
Email - barossa@lccsa.org.au
Website - http://www.lccsa.org.au

Spark Resource Centre

213 Gouger Street
Adelaide

Phone - 8212 3255
Email - spark@sparkresourcecentre.org.au
Website - http://www.sparkresourcecentre.org.au/

The Hut Community Centre

1 Euston Road
Aldgate

Phone - 8339 4400
Fax - 8339 4615
Email - reception@thehut.org.au

Uniting Care Wesley

Email - ucwb@ucwb.org.au
Website - http://www.ucwb.org.au

77 Gibson Street
Bowden SA 5007
Phone - 8245 7100
Fax - 8346 7336

Port Adelaide
58 Dale St
Phone - 8440 2290
Fax - 8447 2144

Port Pirie
60 Florence Street
Phone: 8633 8600
Fax: 8633 0418

Kadina
31 Hallet Street
Phone - 8821 2566
Fax - 8821 2433


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Page last updated 24 February 2017

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