The NSW State Government is providing a range of services and programs to support people that have been affected by the bushfires. If you or anyone you know has been impacted by bushfires they may be eligible for financial assistance through one these programs.
For more information about assistance that can be provided please contact the NSW Disaster Welfare Assistance Team on 1800 018 444 or read this Fact Sheet. You can call the Southern Cross Housing Communities Assist Team on 02 4413 1102. Members of our team will assist you to find the support that is needed.
If a Southern Cross Housing property is damaged by fire, please contact our 24 hour maintenance line on 1300 757885.
If you are unable to return to your home due to damage caused by fire, Southern Cross Housing can work with you to find suitable alternative accommodation until your home is repaired. Please call us on (02)4421 5145 during office hours, or for assistance after hours contact the Department of Communities and Justice Housing Contact Centre on 1800 422 322.
For more information regarding bushfire assistance visit https://getinvolved.shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au/BushfireRecoveryShoalhaven
Disaster Welfare Assistance Line: 1800018444 (8.30am to 4.30pm)
For emergencies: 000
Further information relating to fires: 1800679737
Bega Valley Shire LGA
Snowy Valleys LGA
City of Shoalhaven LGA