News Article

Accessing support for Bushfire Recovery


   Tuesday 14th January, 2020

Bushfire Recovery Victoria

This new permanent and dedicated agency will work directly with local communities impacted by Victoria's devastating bushfires.

Dedicated Case Support Program

Bushfire Recovery Support Coordinators will be a single point of contact, working with local residents to link them directly with vital support, such as information and advice, mental health support or financial counselling.

They will also help with practical things like filling out paperwork, accessing grants and financial claims, and navigating services available through the local council, state and Commonwealth governments.

Contact details for Bushfire Recovery Victoria are :
Phone: 1800 560 760
Email: BushFireRecoveryVictoria@dpc.vic.gov.au

https://www.vic.gov.au/victorian-bushfires-case-support-program

Below are also some downloadable resource documents that list and porovide links and contact details for a broad range of services and support available, as well as summarise some benefits that Gippslanders may be eligible for if impacted by the bushfires.