The following links and numbers may be of assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic

HEALTH INFORMATION

National Coronavirus Helpline 1800 020 080

Healthdirect 1800 022 222.

NSW Health website

Multi-language health resources

 

NSW GOVERNMENT ADVICE

Service NSW can be contacted on 13 77 88. The 24/7 hotline can provide the latest updates on restrictions, cost of living assistance, financial support for businesses or rules around social distancing.

NSW Government updates and advice

 

MENTAL HEALTH

It is normal during these difficult and uncertain times to feel anxious.

I encourage you to reach out and speak to someone.

If you need help looking after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636.

You can also visit https://coronavirus.beyondblue.org.au/ or https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/ for useful information and resources.

 

FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR HOUSEHOLDS AND INDIVIDUALS

Campbelltown Meals on Wheels: 4645 4523

ADRA Macquarie Fields: For emergency food services phone 9829 6701

Break the Cycle Glenquarie: For food and financial assistance phone 9829 8898

Macquarie Fields Salvos: For food and bills assistance phone 9605 4749, for food vouchers call 1300 371 288.

Federal Government assistance including JobSeeker and JobKeeper payments

NSW Government rebates 

Advice on help available when paying bills

 

SENIORS

Groceries: NSW Seniors Card holders are eligible for the Priority Assistance delivery service for elderly and vulnerable people. To apply, complete the form at www.woolworths.com.au/priorityassistance or call 1800 000 610.

Coles are expected to run a similar service. Please visit www.coles.com.au for more information.

Aged driving tests conducted by Service NSW will be deferred for a minimum period of 3 months. Please call Service NSW on 13 77 88 for more information.  

Social distancing: Persons aged 70 or over should stay at home and self-isolate as much as practical (this advice extends to people with chronic illnesses over 60, and indigenous persons over 50 who have existing health conditions or comorbidities).

Federal Government advice for seniors

 

DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE SUPPORT 

The Domestic Violence Line is available 24/7 on 1800 65 64 63.

More information can be found on the Department of Communities and Justice website.

 

RENTERS

Fair Trading NSW advice to renters

South West Sydney Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service can be contacted on 4628 1678 or via their website.

 

PARENTS AND CARERS

For advice from the Department of Education, please visit the department's website.