Emergency Relief


The Federal and State Government funded Emergency Relief program provides supports such as food vouchers, food parcels and third-party payments for vulnerable Queenslanders. This program also aims to prevent future financial crisis by referring people to appropriate financial and social support services.

Organisations across Queensland are funded to deliver this program including Centacare FNQ.

Centacare FNQ works with other local organisations to deliver emergency relief support in our community and to assist individuals to minimise potential long-term dependence on assistance.

The type of assistance offered by each organisation varies, however may include one-off assistance such as:

  • food, transport or chemist vouchers 
  • part-payment of utility account/s
  • food parcels or clothing
  • budgeting assistance and/or
  • referrals to other services that help to address underlying causes of financial crisis

Please, check the table below to find out which services are available and where and how you can access them. 
- Click here or on the image to download a pdf copy.



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