Support and relief

Coronavirus continues to have an enormous impact on our community. If you have been affected by coronavirus, there are a number of supports available to you.

Food relief

We have a number of local agencies that can provide food parcels or grocery vouchers for people who are experiencing hardship.


If you are self-isolating and require emergency food relief, please contact the Victorian Government's coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398.

Support for businesses and workers

There are a number of grants and support available to help workplaces plan and respond to COVID-19.

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If your job, business or income has been affected by the pandemic, the Victorian Government has a range of supports available.

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Mental health support

The Victorian Government has put together resources to help you look after your mental health during the pandemic.

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Family violence crisis response and support

If you are experiencing family violence, or are you concerned about someone who is experiencing family violence, support is available during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Community Support Directory

The following resource provides a list of health and wellbeing services available across Hume City to assist those that have been negatively impacted during COVID-19.

Hume Community Support Directory.pdf(PDF, 79KB)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander support

The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) is the peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing in Victoria, with a membership of 32 Community-controlled organisations supporting over 65,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Victoria.