During the COVID-19 pandemic there are still local support services           available for people in the Hills.

Accommodation or Family Violence Support

Contact WAYSS on 9791 6111 or click here for their website

Emergency Food Aid

The Food Store @ St Luke’s is open every Monday from 10am to 2pm, providing food for people in need (1 McBride Street, Cockatoo).

If you are not able to attend in person, please call St Luke’s on 5968 8459 and leave a message for The Food Store. 

Interest Free Loans

For people on low incomes are still available from the Cockatoo and Hills No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS). 

Call 0427 895 596 or click here for more information.

Mental Health Support

National Mental Health Helpline 1300 643 287

Free and confidential support from 9am to 11pm every day for individuals, families, friends and carers.

For other service information, please check your local council website: 

Cardinia Shire Council – click here

Yarra Ranges Council – click here