New Community Support Hotline launched to help during COVID-19
28 April 2020
Kingston Council has launched a Community Support Hotline to offer information and support during the COVID-19 crisis.
Kingston Mayor Georgina Oxley said Council and local support services have partnered together to support our community during COVID-19.
“We know these are very difficult times for some and the Community Support Hotline will help provide vital information about help that is on hand,” Cr Oxley said.
“Council is proud to work with the fantastic charities and support services in our area that work tirelessly to care for those in need.”
“Phone our friendly team during business hours on 1300 653 356 if you are facing difficulty, looking for information or need a little extra support during the COVID-19 crisis,” Cr Oxley said.
The Community Support Hotline can offer information and connect the community with local support services including:
- emergency food aid
- home support services
- financial counselling/assistance
- family violence support
- mental health services.
For further information on how Kingston Council is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic see kingston.vic.gov.au/coronavirus