Intake for appointments takes place over the phone at 9am on Mondays. Please note demand for emergency relief is high and appointments are limited.
In financial crisis and need help now?
Bethany Community Support provides emergency relief, a program that helps low and fixed-income individuals and families who need assistance quickly. We can help with:
- short-term financial relief – like food vouchers and bill payments
- referrals to financial counselling services and other services you may need
We’re currently providing phone appointments and contactless support.
Who it is for
Greater Geelong region, Colac/Corangamite, Glenelg/Southern Grampians, Greater Warrnambool region
No referral required
How to access this service
Intake for appointments takes place over the phone at 9am on Mondays, or 9am on a Tuesday if the Monday is a public holiday.
To try obtain an appointment, please call Bethany at 9am Monday. Please note demand for emergency relief is high and appointments are limited.
Please contact our team:
Phone: (03) 52788122
Frequently asked questions
Other local emergency relief providers
- Haven Homes: 5246 8912
- The Salvation Army: 5223 9200
- Catholic Care: 9926 5654
- Feed Geelong: 5229 4364
- Uniting: 5278 8492
- Centacare: 5559 3000
- The Salvation Army: 5564 9111
- Anglicare: 0437 531 997
- Vinnies: 5561 0767
Other financial support resources
National debt helpline: 1800 007 007
Financial Counselling Victoria
Victorian government concessions for Victorians who are on low incomes or experiencing hardship and need help meeting the cost of living.