Support and Referral Services at Torquay Community House
Do you need to talk over any life issues such as; relationships, work/retirement, personal esteem or goal setting, grief and depression, family or life struggles? These sessions are with Jan Cheatley who has 30 years’ experience in the counselling field and specialises in empowering people and encouraging a positive life experience. Cost: $20 tel 5261 2583 for an appointment.
We understand that this is a financially difficult time for many people so if you are experiencing financial hardship and would still like to attend counsellng please contact us HERE and we be happy to assist.
Torquay Food Aid Drop Off
Torquay Community House is currently closed for drop off but donations can currently be dropped off at IGA.
Justice of the Peace
Contact us for details of local JP’s
Surf Coast Legal Aid
Free Tax Help
A free and confidential service provided by the Australian Tax Office for lower income earners who have simple tax affairs to complete. This service which is facilitated by trained volunteers is only available between July and end of October each year. Bookings 5261 2583.
For information on tenants rights please go HERE
Emergency relief food package are also available for vulnerable people by calling call the coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398.
Find more information on these packages click HERE
Need some advice as a tenant or landlord?
This lockdown has put a lot of stress and pressure on people and increased the risk of family violence. If you or someone you know might need help please contact The Orange Door in Barwon on 1800 312 820 or email@example.com.
In an emergency please call 000
Click HERE to find more information on their website
(the quick exit link on top right corner will immediately take you out of the site if you are at risk by being seen using the site)
Headspace Geelong supports young people, from 12-25, who are going through a tough time.
The service is free and confidential. they assist young people in four key areas; Physical Health (incl.sexual health), Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs and Work and Study Support. Visit their page HERE
The Surf Coast Shire has compiled a page of information and resources (including local food support) to help you through the current situation. Visit their page HERE