Financial assistance

Financial assistance

This page provides information on Indigenous and non-Indigenous specific resources, services and assistance in the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands regions.

If you are struggling to deal with debt or experiencing financial difficulties, you should seek help quickly. There are free and confidential services available to offer you professional advice. UOW Financial Counselling website.

Services for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people:

Organization Contact
Illawarra Cultural Centre 22 Kenny St, Wollongong
(02) 4228 1585
Myimbarr Aboriginal Family Support (02) 4226 3358
Noogaleek Children's Centre (02) 4271 8468
Shellharbour Aboriginal Community Youth Assoc. (02) 4297 7400
Warrigal Employment (02) 4276 1878
Aboriginal Legal Service (02) 4225 7977

Services for the general public:

Organisation Financial help provided Contact
Anglicare Bond and Removals Costs 153 Keira Street, Wollongong. (02) 4229 7911
Barnardos Electricity or gas bills 13 Grenne Street, Warrawong. (02) 4275 8575
BCS Warilla North Community Centre Electricity or gas bills 2-6 Hill Street, Warilla. (02) 4297 6595
Darcy House Electricity bills or household expenses Lot 1 Old Port Road, Port Kembla. (02) 4276 3900
Salvation Army Electricity, gas, Telstra bills and crisis situations 29 Ellen Street, Wollongong. (02) 4225 1372
St Vincent de Paul: Wollongong Electricity, gas, Telstra bills 336 Crown Street, Wollongong. (02) 4228 9355
St Vincent de Paul: Corrimal Electricity, gas, Telstra bills 67 Railway Street, Corrimal. (02) 4283 5033
St Vincent de Paul: Dapto Electricity, gas, Telstra bills 24 Werowi Street, Dapto. Open: 9:30 - 11:30( Tues, Wed, Thur, Fri)
St Vincent de Paul: Warrawong Electricity, gas, Telstra bills 250 Cowper Street, Warrawong. (02) 4274 0642
St Vincent de Paul: Oak Flats Electricity, gas, Telstra bills 41 Central Ave, Oak Flats. (02) 4256 6266)
Shellharbour City Baptist Chruch Electricity, gas, Telstra bills, rent and more 111 Shellharbour Road, Warilla. (02) 4297 3667
Community Health For Adolescents in need (CHAIN) Support for Homeless. Sexual health nurse. Emergency Relief Program 1a Denison Street, Wollongong. (02) 4226 5816
Last reviewed: 11 December, 2017

Location

Building 30, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong NSW 2522.

Contact

Ph: (02) 4221 3776 | Fax: (02) 4221 4244 | Email: wic-enquiries@uow.edu.au