Bushfire Support Resources


The devastating bushfires across NSW and Australia have had an enormous impact on many communities in our region, primarily in the Wollondilly and Wingecarribee shires. 

We have put together some useful resources for individuals and communities in South Western Sydney in need of support.

Access mental health support

  • Mental and Emotional Support for people affected by bushfires - information for residents of Wollondilly & Wingecarribee shires
  • Recovery Point has local mental health services available for people in South Western Sydney, mental health information and resources
  • Head to Health provides links to trusted mental health support online and by phone, resources and treatment options for individuals or someone they care about
  • NewAccess - free mental health coaching and support for anyone feeling stressed, anxious or overwhelmed (no GP referral needed)

Protect yourself from smoke

Other important information

assist-4582129_1920 - Copy Bushfire Recovery Assistance - A range of assistance measures are available

yellow sky train tack sws_squareHealthdirect - Bushfire Health and Safety

medicine blister pack pills medication_squareManaging medications during and after a bushfire

rsf nsw logo screen_squareNSW RFS - (NSW Rural Fire Service) - major fire updates

Warning symbol_square Returning home safely after a bushfire

After Hours Medical Care imageHealthdirect - After Hours GP helpline - Need to find a GP or pharmacy at night or the weekend?

Legal assistance_square Law Council of Australia - Resources for assistance

Grants and funding_squareApplying for Rural Assistance Authority disaster recovery grants (available in Wollondilly & Wingecarribee shires)

 

Resources for GPs - Practice Pulse January 2020 


Need help now?

If emergency help is required, call 000.
Call the following numbers for free, confidential support 24/7 from trained specialist counsellors.