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Support services over Christmas/New Year

Bega Valley Bushfire Recovery Support

The Bega Valley Bushfire Recovery Support Service hours of operation over the Christmas/New Year period are:

  • closed from Friday 24 December 2021
  • reopening Tuesday 4 January 2022.

If you require bushfire recovery support during this period, please call (02) 6499 2345; leave a message and one of our case workers will be in touch.

Mental Health Support

If you require Mental Health support, please call the 24 hour Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511.

Temporary Housing

If you need assistance with urgent temporary housing, please phone Link2Home 1800 152 152. The service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.

From 9am to 10pm daily, Link2Home provides callers with information, assessments and referrals to homelessness support and accommodation services across NSW.

Between the hours of 10pm and 9am, Link2Home provides information and assessment only and will refer people to emergency services if required. Referral to accommodation and support services is not possible during these hours.

Emergency assistance

If you need emergency assistance due to a weather event, please call the SES on 13 25 00.

 

 

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Be Kind Bega Valley Shire

Be Kind Bega Valley Shire

Be Kind is about taking time for yourself, connecting with others, looking after each other and supporting businesses in the Bega Valley.
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Plan and Prepare

Plan and Prepare

A comprehensive guide to plans and actions to prepare your property, business or organisation for emergencies.
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Pathway Home - Rebuilding

Pathway Home - Rebuilding

Information on what you need to do to start the repairs and rebuilding process.
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Financial Support

Financial Support

Financial support, community grants and individual grants available for communities impacted by bushfire.
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Health & Wellbeing

Health & Wellbeing

Information to help with the physical and emotional effects from the 2020 Bega Valley Bushfires.
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Business Support

Business Support

Disaster Assistance - Support for small businesses affected by bushfires.
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Recovery Events

Recovery Events

Check in with each other and share information about bushfire recovery.
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Bega Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund

Bega Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund

Help support the Bega Valley Community by donating to the Disaster Relief Fund.
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Second anniversary of Black Summer bushfires

Second anniversary of Black Summer bushfires

Thu 30 Dec 2021

MEDIA RELEASE 2021 - Council flags will fly at half-mast tomorrow to mark the second anniversary of...
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Architects engaged for Kiah and Wandella hall concept designs

Architects engaged for Kiah and Wandella hall concept designs

Thu 23 Dec 2021

MEDIA RELEASE - Council has engaged architectural firms Stone Three Design, Complete Urban Pty Ltd...
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Council's recovery work commended

Council's recovery work commended

Thu 9 Dec 2021

MEDIA RELEASE 2021 - Council has been acknowledged for its work helping residents through the trauma...
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Council grants for community events to recognise bushfires anniversary

Council grants for community events to recognise bushfires anniversary

Tue 7 Dec 2021

MEDIA RELEASE 2021 - In recognition of the second anniversary of the Black Summer bushfires, Council...
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Bushfire Recovery Support Service

Case management and person to person support for everyone impacted by the 2020 Bega Valley Bushfire.

Confidential and free, linking you to a wide range of services:

  • Personal
  • Business
  • Agricultural
  • financial
  • Housing
  • Government Agencies
  • Council

Phone: 02 6499 2345
Email: recovery@begavalley.nsw.gov.au

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