Emergency Relief Alice Springs
Our Emergency Relief service is located at 38 Railway Terrace, Alice Springs, next door to our Vinnies store. This service operates Monday to Friday from 10am to 2:30pm.
Appointments are not necessary but you will be asked to take a number and wait in the reception area. Our team want to assist you as best we can.
Contact us on 8952 1074 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Some of the ways in which we can assist through the Emergency Relief service
We provide vouchers you can use at the supermarket to purchase grocery items.
We provide vouchers you can use at any of our Vinnies stores to purchase clothing and household goods.
We have furniture available through our Vinnies stores or warehouse to help you replace of obtain items you may need in your home.
|Utility or other
We can assist you by advocating with the utility provider on your behalf for electricity. We can also assist you paying your Telstra bill and water bill by providing a voucher.
While the St Vincent de Paul Society does not provide Emergency Crisis Accommodation services, we can assist you by referring you to the appropriate support service.
We can refer you to a specialist agency who can assist.
The members of the Society are there to support people when they need it most. We can arrange for a member of our Conferences to call you and provide emotional and spiritual support.
We can assist you by providing concession bus tickets for public transport.
We assist you to buy medication if you are in need and unable to buy medication. We encourage you to bring the prescription issued by your health professional.
In special circumstances we can provide bond assistance which is an important way in which Emergency Relief can support a companion to have a roof over their head.
Please note there is a limit of a maximum of 3 visits per year to our Emergency Relief service.
If you have already used our service 3 times in a year, but are in need, please contact us all the same. There are many ways in which we can help. Call our Emergency Relief service for more information.
Please bring these documents with you when you visit our Emergency Relief service
Without these documents, we may not be able to assist you on the day.
Your most recent Centrelink statement
A form of formal identification, such as a Licence, 18+ Card, Pension Card or Medicare card.