Local Support

All Local Support Services listed – operates as usual during Covid 19 period but by phone only

St George Areas:

St Vincent de Paul, Hurstville 
Ph: (02) 95802459
http://www.vinnies.org.au
Provides general support services and financial assistance to the most vulnerable in the community.

Salvation Army, St George Welfare Centre
Ph: (02) 9579 3897
http://www.salvationarmy.org.au
Provides general support services and financial assistance to the most vulnerable in the community.

Kogarah Storehouse 
Ph: (02) 9587 5761 or text to 0467 682 838
Email: enquiries@kogarahstorehouse.org.au
Provides emergency financial help, emergency food parcels and vouchers, case management, life empowerment courses and social groups.

Bay City Care
Ph: (02) 8094 1354
Bay City Care provides crisis support, case management & referral and counselling services.
http://www.baycitycare.com.au
Provides crisis support, case management & referral and counselling services. Community food care, supporting people with affordable groceries and emergency relief for food.

St George Family Support Service
Ph: (02) 9553 9100
http://www.sgfss.org.au
Provides support services for at risk children 12 years and under and their families living in the St George area.

Integricare Family Worker Project – St George
Ph: (02) 9599 7821
http://www.integricare.org.au
Provides case management, support information and referrals, group based interventions and early literacy and numeracy, and transitions to schools.

2Connect Youth  & Community
Ph: (02) 9556 1769
http://www.2connect.org.au
Provides support services for young people aged 12-18 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and their families. Young people may have other issues such as mental health, school issues, family conflict, financial problems. It also provides information and support for young people aged 12-25 who have Alcohol and other Drug issues, and their families.

 

Sutherland Shire:

Orana Inc
Ph: (02) 9521 8280
http://www.oranainc.org
A local neighbourhood centre that provides services such as Emergency Relief, free Zoom counselling service, tax Help, photocopying, general information and referrals to other organisations.
The Wellbeing Chatline is now available during Covid 19 to provide emotional and social support via telelphone.

Crossroads Community Care Centre Inc.
Ph: (02) 95253790
http://www.crossroadscommunitycare.org.au
Family Services and Domestic Violence counselling services available.  Please call to book an appointment.

Salvation Army – Miranda
Ph: (02) 9540 4460
Free Counselling services, Rehabilitation services, positive lifestyle programs, chaplaincy services, morning teas, women’s group, youth group and church service at 9:30am on Sunday

St Vincent de Paul, Sutherland
Ph: (02) 9542 4924
http://www.vinnies.org.au
Provides general support services and financial assistance to the most vulnerable in the community.

Sutherland Shire Family Services
Ph: (02) 9528 2933
http://www.ssfs.org.au
Provides a range of support options to children 0-12 years, young people 12-18 years and their families and/or carers living in the Sutherland Shire. The Sutherland/St George Aboriginal Family Worker Project provides a range of support options to Aboriginal children aged 0-8 years and their families and/or carers, living in the Sutherland Shire and St George areas.
(During Covid 19 period, support is available via phone, video conference and online groups. Face to Face support has been suspended until further notice)

 

Covers both St George areas & Sutherland Shire

Barnados Family Referral Service
Ph: 1800 066 757
Provides support & referral services to vulnerable children, young people in need of assistance, and their families.

Moving Forward Domestic Family Violence case management services
admin@movingforward.org.au
http://www.movingforward.org.au
A specialised case management service for women and children who are experiencing, escaping or have left domestic and family violence, also offering a therapeutic and educational workshop program.

Benevolent Society – Aged Care Housing Program (ACH Program)
Provides Housing support, referrals, advocacy, appeals and referrals to MAC for Home care for people 60 years and over in St George, Sutherland Shire and Canterbury LGAs.
All enquiries and referrals, contact Ekaterina Magin on ekaterina.magin@benevolent.org.au

Neami – Aboriginal Assertive Outreach Program 
Ph: (02) 9798 2111
Provides assistance to Aboriginal people who are homeless or sleeping rough

Southern Community Welfare
Ph: (02) 9545 0299                                                                                                                                          Provides counselling and psychological services.  Support groups for grief and loss, depression and bipolar. Provides  case management, food packages and support with work and development orders.

Advance Diversity Service
Ph: (02) 9597 5455
http://advancediversity.org.au
Provides a range of services to multicultural communities & families with a focus on recent arrived migrants, refugees (youth, families) and older people, and people with disabilities and their carers.

CCareline – a Telephone Help-Line for Families and Individuals in Sydney
Ph: 13 18 19
CCareline can assist people who are facing hardship, disadvantage or crisis to find the help they need with relationships, parenting, ageing, disabilities, addictions and mental health.

HOMELESSNESS & PETS:

RSPCA
Ph: (02) 9770 7555
The RSPCA offer 3 options to assist with pets:
Living Rough – will house your pet for a low cost or $ can be waived under some circumstances
Pets for Older Persons – who may need to stay in hospital or respite
Safe Beds for Pets – for women fleeing domestic violence