Resources: Financial Assistance

Contact the following services for specific information about financial assistance for people needing care and their families and carers. These organisations offer information, support and assistance.

Further resources can be found by selecting the Resources on the right.

Bereavement allowance

Centrelink Social Worker
13 17 94

Carer benefits and financial planning

Centrelink
13 27 17

Centrelink

13 27 17

Companion Card – NSW

Assistance for carers of people with a severe disability
1800 893 044

Financial Counsellors Association of NSW

Free service to assist with financial problems
1300 914 408

Interrelate

Free financial planning for carers of people with a disability
1300 736 966

Mobility Parking Scheme

Application under Rules and Regulations

Special Disability Trust

Alphabetical listing under Publications
1800 734 750

Working Carers Gateway

Telephone Interpreter Service

Free interpreter to assist with contacting services: 13 14 50

Aboriginal Medical Service

All locations: 02 9319 5823

1300 phone numbers are local cost*
1800 phone numbers are free calls*
*except from mobiles