VACCA Bushfire Recovery Program

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Our new Bushfire Recovery Program will provide state-wide case management to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members impacted by the 2019/20 fires in the north-eastern part of Victoria.

We will work alongside the Gippsland & East Gippsland Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd (GEGAC) who will provide services to the Gippsland area.

Affected Victorians can access a support coordinator by contacting their local council, visiting a recovery centre or calling 1800 560 760.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members who are impacted by the fires and require support:

If you have any other queries, contact VACCA via bushfiresupport@vacca.org

This program is part of the new Victorian Bushfires Case Support Program funded by the Victorian State Government.

Victorian Bushfire Appeal Relief Grants

Are you eligible for a one-off emergency relief payment?

VACCA can now provide you with a one-off payment from The Victorian Bushfire Appeal if your household has been affected by the 2019/2020 bushfires in North East Victoria. Find out more here.

More information

Other useful contacts

  • In an emergency: Triple zero (000)
  • Lifeline: 13 11 14
  • Mental Health Crisis: 1300 881 104

 

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During this time VACCA remains open, however our receptions are currently closed. We encourage you to please contact the relevant office phone number listed here.

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