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Bendigo Community Services

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Help is closer than you think

If you’re facing a crisis, we’re here to help meet the immediate needs of you and your family.

Without a safe place to stay, enough food for your family, or even necessities such as clothing for the kids, tomorrow can feel like a long way off.

Our emergency relief services help relieve the stresses you’re facing today. If you find yourself in a tough spot, reach out and let us help

Building towards tomorrow

Once your immediate needs have been met, we can also help with your next steps. We can talk to your utility providers about that outstanding bill, help you connect with Centrelink about getting a job, talk to police, or recommend other support services.

Once you’re in a safe and stable environment we can help you plan for the future.

  • Emergency Relief - Assess clients needs and provide food, material aid information and referrals as required.
    Ph 5440 8450
  • Case Management - Referrals from emergency relief for further assistance for short term and long term issues.
    Ph 5440 8450 
  • Financial Counselling - Assists clients to develop budgeting strategies to ultimately build financial capability and resilience.
    Ph 5440 8454
  • Fairground Children's Contact Service  - facilitates parental change overs or supervised child contacts for parents who are separated.
    Ph 5440 8490
  • L2P Learner Driver Mentor Program - Assists youth aged 16-21 without access to a supervising driver to obtain 120 hours of driving practice.
    Ph 0409 246 416
  • Gravel Hill Community Garden - Providing activities and friendship, the garden provides opportunities including gardening, nursery work, general maintenance, compost making and new ideas are always encouraged.
    Ph 5440 8450
  • Bendigo Salvation Army Workshop - The workshop offers various woodwork programs to community groups and organisations.
    Ph 5440 8456
  • Chaplaincy - Court, Prison and Rural - The role of Chaplain is quite broad and varied with its emphasis on offering practical, emotional and spiritual support.
    Ph 5440 8450

Contact Us:

Phone: 03 5440 8450