Emergency Relief for Newcomers Service (NSW)
SSI is funded by Multicultural NSW to provide emergency relief to asylum seekers and other vulnerable Temporary Visa Holders*, who are not eligible for Commonwealth Government income support during COVID-19.
Temporary Visa Holders from both metro and regional NSW may be eligible.
We may be able to provide some limited financial assistance for essential living needs such as:
- Rent and utilities
Our team will also be able to link you to other services which may be able to help you address any challenges you might be facing during the pandemic.
*International Students are not eligible for this funding.
It would be of great assistance if the Ukrainian nationals who hold non-humanitarian visas contact SSI at:
Tel: 02 9685 0100
Please contact us on the email above, not the form below to get a fast response.
For further information, you can also visit this page on our response to the Ukraine crisis.
Please complete the following referral form and our team will be in touch with you soon.