Information, Referral and Support
Emergency Relief
Providing financial assistance or materials for people experiencing unexpected financial hardships.

Information, Referral and Support

We are currently providing support by phone and email.
T: (03) 8598 6600

We provide free, confidential information, support, referral and advocacy services to assist people living in the City of Port Phillip. PPCG staff can support you by negotiating on your behalf with service providers, government agencies, utilities companies and other businesses.

Emergency Relief

PPCG provides support and financial assistance for people experiencing unexpected financial hardship. 

Financial Assistance is provided in the form of:

  • Food vouchers (when available).
  • Food pantry items.
  • Fresh Food Distribution (St Kilda only) – CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
  • Phone cards.
  • Telstra vouchers.
  • Myki day passes.
  • Back to School assistance.
  • Nappies and sanitary items.
  • Pharmacy vouchers.

An appointment is required for the assessment of eligibility.

St Kilda (Postcodes 3182, 3183, 3184)
South Melbourne (Postcode 3205 & 3206)
Port Melbourne (Postcode 3207)

A Centrelink Healthcare card must be provided as confirmation of your identification and address.

For eligibility and further information please call (03) 8598 6600 or click the button below:

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Funded by the Department of Social Services (Australia). Funded and supported by City of Port Phillip.


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