The Emergency Relief Service aims to assist people living in Murwillumbah and surrounding villages who are in financial crisis, assisting them with their immediate crisis situation in a way that maintains the dignity of the individual and encourages self reliance.
We provide Emergency Relief at the HUB on –
Thursday – 9am to 11:30am
To access this service the person or family must live within the 2484 postcode including people living in Burringbar and Tumbulgum. Please bring a current Centrelink income statement with you to the appointment. Other conditions apply.
We assist people with:
• Food Parcels – can access help with food once every 3 months
• EAPA electricity vouchers – can access the service twice yearly but must have paid an account in between – bill must be overdue
• Telstra vouchers – can access service once a year
* Free Coles 2nd bite food 3 days a week – fruit and vegetables, bread – please bring your own bag
The Murwillumbah Centre works in partnership with Northern Rivers Community Gateway to provide Emergency relief for people living in Murwillumbah and surrounding hinterlands.
Material relief is available on request. Please make an appointment to see our Welfare worker if you need assistance with blankets, sleeping bags, clothing – if we don’t have it, we will refer you to a local service that may be able to assist you.
For more information regarding our Emergency relief program and conditions of access, please ring the Centre on 02 6672 3003