Emergency Relief (ER) is the provision of financial or material assistance to people in financial crisis. Assistance usually comprises offood vouchers, paying for prescriptions, meals, fares, petrol and sometimes bill payments.
Unfortunately, on 30th March 2015 HCC lost this funding, after over twenty years of being able to help the people of the Wingecarribee.
Emergency Relief assistance is now available from the Salvation Army - tel 1300 371 288; Anglicare tel 48681780 and St Vincent de Paul tel 48711922 (Mittagong), tel 48613270 (Bowral), tel 49681775 (Moss Vale).
In Mittagong there is a Food Co-Op offering a range of quality groceries for a fraction of the retail price every Thursday from 10am - 12noon. It is available to families and individuals who have a Centrelink Card. Tel Karen 0423 428 668