Financial Support


Centrelink

Delivering a range of payments and services for people at times of major change
Referral: Self Referral - Please phone or drop in to the centre
Opening Hours: Centre Hours, Monday to Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Contact: Best to find the relevant number online at their website under 'Contact Us',or phone 132 468 to hear recorded information regarding payments and services
Address: 12 Bell Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350
Website: www.humanservices.gov.au

Lifeline

Services include:
  • Financial Counselling
  • Problem Gambling Counselling
  • Food Parcels (2 per calendar year)

  • Referral: Self Referral - Please phone for an appointment
    Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Contact: 1300 991 443
    Address: 33 Russell Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350
    Website: www.lifelinedarlingdowns.org.au
    Email:

    The Basement - One Church

    Services that visit the Basement:
           - Centrelink: Social worker to provide assistance to people on or eligible for benefits
           - Ozcare: Nurses and support workers every Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
           - Homeless Person Legal Clinic: A specialist legal service that provides free legal assistance
             and advocacy to people every Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Referral: Self Referral - Please phone or drop in to the centre
    Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
    Contact: 07 4638 2399
    Address: 10 Neil Stret, Toowoomba, QLD 4350
    Website: www.onechurch.org.au
    Email:

    Moneycare - Salvation Army

    A FREE confidential financial counselling service for people facing financial difficulties or wanting to avoid them in the future. Some support services include budgeting, credit / debit and repossession
    Referral: Self Referral - Please phone for an appointment
    Contact: Karen Murray, 0439 892 572

    St Vincent de Paul Society

    Services provided include:
  • Budget Counselling (all other counselling please refer to Lifeline)
  • No Interest Loans Scheme (NILS)
  •            - Provides a loan of up to $1200 with low repayments
               - For the purchase of essential whitegoods and basic furniture only
               - Conditions do apply


    Referral: Self Referral - Please phone for an appointment
    Opening Hours: Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm then 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
    Contact: 07 4699 5200 (Please leave a message if unavailable)
    Address: 4 Julia Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350
    Website: www.vinnies.org.au/

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