1. Financial/ Material Aid or Problem Gambling



    Services/programs

      Financial

    • Saver Plus (BSL)

      Provides a matched savings program which aims to assist low income families and individuals to...

      Contact: 1300 610 355 or 8781 5937

      Provided by: Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL)

    • Financial Counselling Service (Good Shepherd)

      Contact: 1300 765 595 or 5970 5700 (Mornington)

      Provided by: Good Shepherd Youth and Family...

    • Indigenous Call Centre (Centrelink)

      Provides a phone service for remote indigenous people who may not have direct access to other...

      Contact: 1800 136 380

      Provided by: Centrelink

    • Low Income Support Service (Southern Peninsula Community Support & Information) (SPCSIC)

      Provides financial counselling, low income support services, financial counselling and case...

      Contact: 5986 1285

      Provided by: Southern Peninsula Community...

    • Money Help's free phone financial counselling line (Money Help)

      Provides tools and resources to help people experiencing financial difficulty to manage...

      Contact: 1800 007 007

      Provided by: Australian and State Government...

    • Financial/ Material Aid or Problem Gambling

    • Community Support Services (Mornington Community Information and Support Centre Inc)

      Provides a range of services including tax help, financial counselling services and...

      Contact: 5975 1644

      Provided by: Mornington Community Information...

    • Community Support Services (SPCSIC)

      Provides a range of services that are accessible at the  Southern Peninsula Community...

      Contact: 5986 1285

      Provided by: Southern Peninsula Community...

    • Indigenous Helpline (ATO)

      Provides help to members of the Aboriginal community with tax and superannuation.

      Contact: 13 10 30

      Provided by: Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

    • Material Aid

    • Material Aid (St Vincent de Paul Society)

      Provides material aid support (food, clothing, furniture, etc) to families or young people in...

      Contact: 5976 4974 (Mornington Call Centre)...

      Provided by: St Vincent de Paul Society

      Referral by: Other - We usually require the person needing help to...

    • Material Aid - Crisis and Support Services (Rosebud Salvation Army)

      Provides emergency crisis relief and support to the community.

      Contact: 5986 4206 or 5986 7122

      Provided by: SalvoCare Eastern (The Salvation Army)

    • Clothes 4 U

      Provides free  good quality clothing, accessories and toiletries to women and gi rls...

      Contact: 0490 058 596

      Provided by: Clothes 4 U Inc Rosebud Boutique

    • Community Support Services (Western Port)

      Provides a range of services including tax help, financial counselling services and...

      Contact: 5979 2762

      Provided by: Western Port Community Support

    • Mary's Van

      Provides free cooked meals and a cuppa to people in need. 

      Contact: 5986 1285 (SPCSIC)

    • Material Aid (Western Port)

      Provide assistance through the provision of food parcels, food...

      Contact: 5979 2762

      Provided by: Western Port Community Support

    • Material Aid and Emergency Crisis Support (MCIS)

      Provides emergency relief to those people in our community who are in need of short-term...

      Contact: 5975 1644

      Provided by: Mornington Community Information...

    • Material Aid and Emergency Crisis Support (Southern Peninsula Community Support & Information) (SPCSIC)

      Provides emergency relief for residents on a low income who are experiencing financial...

      Contact: 5986 1285

      Provided by: Southern Peninsula Community...

    • Material Aid and Food Support (City Life Inc.)

      Provides food support and material aid at meal times to people on low incomes who may be at risk...

      Contact: 9770 0660

      Provided by: City Life Church

    • Material aid and food support (Frankston Community Support)

      Provides a material aid centre and food supoport to people at risk of homelessness or in need of...

      Contact: 9783 7284

      Provided by: Community Support Frankston

    • Pantry Plus at the Care House (PenCC - Peninsula Christian Care)

      Provides a food assistance to local residents after a short chat on your circumstances. Some food...

      Contact: 5971 4877

      Provided by: Peninsula Christian Care (PenCC)

    • Salvation Army Community Centre

      Provides a range of emergency relief including food assistance, transport, medical and education.

      Contact: 5986 4206 (call for appointment)

    • Salvation Army Frankston - Material Aid - Crisis and Support Services

      Provides material support to people at risk of homelessness or in need of material support or...

      Contact: 9776 8456 (Material Aid Centre) or...

      Provided by: SalvoCare Eastern (The Salvation Army)

    • Vinnie's Kitchen

      Provides cooked meals for people in need.

      Contact: 5982 2081

      Provided by: Vinnie's Kitchen

    • No Interest Loans NILS

    • NILS (No Interest Loans) (Southern Peninsula Community Support & Information) (SPCSIC)

      Provides no interest loans for the sum of up to  $1200.

      Contact: 5986 1285

      Provided by: Southern Peninsula Community...

    • NILS No Interest Loans (Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand)

      Provides no interest loans for the sum of up to $1200.

      Contact: 5979 8199

      Provided by: Good Shepherd Youth and Family...

    • NILS No Interest Loans (Mornington Community Information & Support)

      Provides no interest loans up to the sum of $1200

      Contact: 5975 1644

      Provided by: Mornington Community Information...

    • No Interest Loans (NILS) (PenCC)

      Provides individuals and families on a low income access to safe, fair and affordable credit.

      Contact: 13 64 57

      Provided by: Peninsula Christian Care (PenCC)

    • Problem Gambling

    • 24 hour Youthline and Counselling Service (Gambler's Help Southern)

      Provides a 24 hour youthline to help  young people who are experiencing issues with...

      Contact: 1800 858 858 or 1800 262 376 (24...

      Provided by: Gambler's Help Southern - Youthline