** COVID-19 Update - we've made some changes.
We are committed to offering essential services during the current COVID-19 situation.
To do this in a way that will keep everyone safe and healthy, we’ve had to make some changes.
We’re still here for you and will provide our support and services by phone. We can then deliver your assistance to you. This will limit contact and contribute to slowing the spread of the disease.
Until further notice, please phone us on 6234 1296 for a telephone appointment during the following days and times:
Mondays - 11am – 4pm
Tuesdays - 10am – 1.30pm
Wednesdays - 11am – 2pm
Thursdays - 9.30am – 12.30pm, 1pm-4pm
Fridays 10am – 2pm
The Uniting Emergency Relief program provides support to individuals and families experiencing financial crisis.
• a hand up, not a hand-out
• a safe space
• resources for people in hard times
Emergency Relief assistance is available to residents of Hobart, Glenorchy, Bridgewater, Gagebrook and surrounding areas. We provide a free and confidential service. We offer a welcoming and respectful place to access help, such as:
• nutritious food
• personal care items
• transport assistance
• social inclusion programs
• limited financial support
• advocacy and referrals
Who this service is for
We can assist individuals and families experiencing financial hardship in Hobart, Glenorchy, Bridgewater, Gagebrook and surrounding areas.
We celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, age, disability, culture, language, gender identity or sexual orientation.
Free and confidential
How this service is delivered
Call or visit us online
Call us on 6234 1296.
We'll come to you (outreach)
Call us and we can have a chat by telephone. We will then arrange to deliver your assistance to your doorstep.
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