Emergency relief support

Please note, due to COVID-19 the below providers have made changes to their services. These services are correct as of February 2021.

Please contact individual providers directly for more information. 

There are a number of emergency relief providers located in or close by to the Town of Victoria Park. Emergency relief providers can assist with meals and food vouchers, provide bill assistance and/or support you to manage your finances or maintain your tenancy.

Some providers may or may not have eligibility requirements, such as a health care card and some run on an appointment only basis.

Take away meals and food hampers

The Haven Centre
879 Albany Highway, East Victoria Park
Fresh food hampers: Tuesday – Saturday 8am–1pm
Take away meals: Tuesday – Saturday 8-9.30am and 11am-1pm

St Mary’s Outreach Service
Victoria Park Community Centre, Crn Kent and Gloucester Streets, East Victoria Park
Take away meals: Monday 6–8pm

Star St Uniting Church
Cnr Star and Archer Streets, Carlisle
Food hampers: Wednesday, 9am–12noon

Food vouchers and bill assistance

Emergency assistance including digital food vouchers
Call 6370 1000 Monday – Friday 9–11am for an appointment 

Sussex Street Community Law Services
Food vouchers and Foodbank referrals
Call 6253 9500 for an appointment

St Vincent de Paul
Emergency relief including digital food vouchers and bill assistance
Call 1300 794 054 Monday – Friday 9am–1pm

Uniting WA
Emergency relief including digital food vouchers
Call 9220 1255 on Tuesday 11am for an appointment on Wednesday or Thursday

Riverview Community Services
Food vouchers, overdue bill assistance, rent assistance, fuel vouchers
Call 9416 0000 Monday - Thursday 8.30am-5pm for an appointment


Tenancy support

Sussex Street Community Law Services
Tenancy advocate
Call 6253 9500 for an appointment

Ruah Community Services
Tenancy support service
Call 13 78 24 for an appointment

Financial counselling

National Debt Helpline 
Phone counselling
Call 1800 007 007 Monday – Friday 9.30am–4.30pm

Sussex Street Community Law Services, East Victoria Park
Phone counselling incl. assistance with Centrelink matters
Call 6253 9500 for an appointment

Communicare, Cannington 
Phone counselling
Call 9458 2611 for an appointment

Uniting WA, Perth 
Phone counselling
Call 9220 1255 on Monday at 8.30am for an appointment the following week

Jacaranda Community Centre, Belmont
Call 9477 4346 for an appointment

Riverview Community Services
Financial counselling, information, support and referrals
Call 9416 0000 Monday - Thursday 8.30am-5pm for an appointment

Emergency accommodation

Homelessness assessment and referral service – 6469 0001

Crisis Care
Homelessness support, including women’s refuges and children in crisis – 9223 1111

Support for temporary visa holders

Riverview Community Services 1 Thorogood Street, Burswood 
Asylum Seeker Hub: Tuesday 2-5pm
9416 0000

Australian Red Cross
110 Goderich Street, East Perth
9225 8830