Affected by recent bushfires? Access financial counselling and support.

Struggling to pay your mortgage, debts, bills or rent due to the impact of the recent bushfires? Do you need emotional support, or know someone who needs help?

Would your community group benefit from some financial education or would you like to understand your bills differently?

Relationships Australia South Australia are welcoming new clients who are affected by the recent bushfires.

Call us for financial counselling and financial education. Whether you are waiting on government payments, facing a short-term crisis or need help to set goals for your future, we urge people facing uncertainty to call our team for an appointment.

For financial counselling and community education for groups phone: 08 8223 4566 to book.

This limited, free service is available until 30 June 2021.

Download the flyer here.


Contact numbers to assist you:

COVID-19 information
SA COVID-19 Information Line – 1800 253 787
Offers local information and advice on general COVID-19 information for South Australians.
Operates from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm every day.

Communicable Disease Branch line – 1300 232 272
Provides information on immunisations and from medical officers.

National Coronavirus Information Helpline – 1800 020 080
Provides information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19) from an Australia wide perspective.

SA COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line – 1800 632 753
Provides mental health support for people surrounding COVID-19. It is available to people to maintain their mental health and wellbeing.

COVID-19 Relief Call Centre – 1300 705 336
Provides information and assistance with such things personal hardship support, accommodation support for people unable to achieve self-quarantining and accommodation for emergency services personnel that are required to quarantine but unable to do so at home. People can also email housingrelief@sa.gov.au.

Red Cross Telecross REDi service – 1800 188 071
Register for a free, daily phone call checking on the welfare of vulnerable South Australians in response to COVID-19.

If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450 (TIS)
If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech or communication impairment,
contact National Relay Service on 1800 555 677.

Useful health numbers

  • 1800 RESPECT – Phone 1800 737 732
  • Health Direct / Food poisoning – Phone 1800 022 222
  • Homelessness Gateway – Phone 1800 003 308 – Crisis advice and accommodation
  • Legal Services Commission – Phone 1300 366 424 weekdays between 9am and 4.30pm
  • Mensline Australia – Chat Online or Phone 1300 789 978
  • Non-English speaking: Immediate Phone Interpreting – phone 131 450 (TIS)
  • Poisons Information Line on 13 11 26
  • Police assistance – Phone 131 444 – Non-emergency calls for police attendance
  • QLife – Chat Online or Phone 1800 184 527 – Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTQI)
  • Quit smoking – Phone Quitline on 13 78 48
  • Relationships Australia South Australia – Phone 1300 364 277 or 1800 182 325 (country callers)
  • Women’s Safety Service SA (WSSSA) | Domestic Violence and Aboriginal Family Violence Gateway – Phone 1800 800 098
  • WSSSA Domestic Violence Crisis Line – Phone 1800 800 098 – Crisis couselling support and referral for women and children to safe accommodation.
  • Youth Gateway – Phone 1300 306 046 or 1800 807 364


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