Uniting - Emergency relief program

  1. About this service

    Emergency Relief Program

    Uniting aim's to provide a service that contributes to addressing emergency situations that impact on our people living within our communities. To provide a response that is non-judgmental, culturally sensitive and non-discriminatory. 

    The program aims to provide assistance in the form of food parcels, material aid, utility bill payments, and assisting with school cost for families and individuals experiencing financial difficulty and in immediate crisis.

    Who is eligible?
    People from the community who are seeking Emergency Relief assistance must be holders of a current Centrelink Concession Card. Asylum Seekers are required to produce information confirming their identity and residental address, and provide a referral letter if involved with a case management agency.

    Emergency relief centres:

    Can provide Food Parcels


    A: 32 Withers Street, Sunshine Vic 3020
    P: 9311 5900 
    Open Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 12.30pm, with Bill Paying Services on Tuesdays by appointment only.

    Update:  Sunshine site closed. Please call 9689 3515 to arrange a telephone assessment. Calls should be made between 9.30am-12 noon or 1.30pm-4pm,Wed-Friday only 


    St Albans

    The Tin Shed Neighbourhood House,

    A: 309A Main Road East St Albans
    P: 9366 4302
    Open Tuesday 10am to 12pm

    Update: Enquires email: tinshed@tsis.com.au. The Tin Shed is providing food parcels by appointment only on Tuesdays between 10am and 12noon. 25 appointments will be available each Tuesday.  Call on Monday to make an appointment for Tuesday collection.  

    Available to residents of Brimbank five times a year from either the Sunshine or Tin Shed site in St Albans


      • Service name

        Uniting - Emergency relief program

      • Service address

        32 Withers Street, Sunshine Vic 3020
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      • Additional sites

        Tin Shed, 309A Main Road East St Albans

      • Phone

        9311 5900

      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help, Some Help

      • Last update


      • Service type


      • Drop in service


  2. Uniting - Emergency relief program