Financial crisis checklist

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06 May 2020

Your financial crisis checklist:

1. Register to receive government payments;

2. Review your family budget - list all outstanding bills and payments;

3. Talk to your lenders;

4. Get independent help from a financial counsellor;

5. Look after your health and the wellbeing of your family.

 

Where to go for more information and help:

Eligibility for government support visit Services Australia

Financial counselling - contact the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007

Visit moneysmart for information and interactive tools to help manage your money

Emergency assistance and support:

Wyong Neighbourhood Centre ph 02 4353 1750

Toukley Neighbourhood Centre ph 02 4396 1555

Bateau Bay Neighbourhood Centre ph 4332 7450

Watanobbi Community Centre ph 02 4351 2860

Berkeley Vale Neighbourhood Centre ph 02 4388 5801

Meals on Wheels Central Coast ph 02 4357 8444

St Vincent de Paul ph 02 4356 6700

Salvation Army ph 02 4353 9799

Managing your mental health:

https://lifeinmindaustralia.com.au/support-for-those-impacted-by-adverse-events/mental-health-support-for-covid-19

Kids Helpline ph 1800 551 800

Lifeline ph 13 11 14 or text 0477 13 11 14

1800RESPECT ph 1800 737 732

Mens Helpline ph 1300 789 978