Household Disaster Recovery Support
Disaster Financial Assistance - Households
For information on assistance available to you, check the Service NSW website:
For FREE legal assistance please contact Mid North Coast Community Legal Centre 6580 2111 or Legal Aid Disaster Response Service 1800 801 529.
Mental Health Support
Healthy North Coast's Connect to Wellbeing assistance line 1300 160 339 can link you to local support. Find out more here: https://hnc.org.au/connect-to-wellbeing-helpline/
Lifeline is available 24/7 on 13 11 14 or text line available 0477 13 11 14
Mensline: 1300 78 99 78 https://mensline.org.au/
Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800 https://kidshelpline.com.au/
If you or someone else is at risk of immediate harm, please contact 000.
The Neighbourhood Centres of the Bellingen Shire are registered as a recipient organisation with GIVIT (the national approved donation coordination body). Please contact them should you be seeking assistance in needing food, clothing or anything else due to the Floods. They can be reached by phone on 6655 1239 or email them at email@example.com or drop in to the Centre.
CLICK HERE if you want to know how to support/donate our community and those further afield.
Bellingen Shire Council Community Resilience Officers
Should you have been impacted, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Community Resilience Team at Council. They may not have answers to everything, but are linked in with many agencies and will do their best to help. They are here to support members of the community in recovering from this event. They can be reached by contacting council on 02 6655 7300 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bellingen Shire will be meeting to discuss the need and location of any necessary disaster recovery centres. If you have been impacted, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Community Resilience Team at Council. The role of the Community Recovery and Resilience Officers is to support community members in their recovery from the floods. They may not have answers to everything, but are linked in with many agencies and will do their best to help. They can be reached by contacting council on 02 6655 7300 or at email@example.com