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 in Cockatoo is open every Monday by appointment, providing free groceries for people in need. 

Please call St Luke’s on 5968 8459 and leave a message for The Food Store. We will then contact you with an appointment time to come and pick up your food, or if you are unable attend, we will organise to get the food to you. 

Interest Free Loans

For people on low incomes are still available from the Cockatoo 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