Relief services Covid-19

Community services available within the Ipswich region and surrounds.  

For all other Official COVID-19 Government Information visit

  • emergency Housing and Homelessness

    Homeless Hotline  - Call 1800 474 753

    Homeless Hotline is a phone information and referral service for people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness.

    Churches of Christ Housing Services - Call 07 3436 8900

    Provides crisis, transitional and long-term housing for families and individuals. Support is available to assist tenants with income arrangements, budgeting and referral to specialist services.

  • community recovery hotline

    The Queensland Government's Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors has established a Community Recovery Hotline. People who choose to self-isolate can call the hotline on 1800 173 349 to register for over the phone social and emotional telephone support. 

    Those who have been quarantined and are not able to be self-reliant and have no other means of support can call the hotline to arrange delivery of essential food and medication.

  • free DEbt Help

    The Brassall Debt centre offers free debt management to those in the community who are living on a low income and struggling to make ends meet.  

    Call 1300 227 000 to set up an appointment with one of our friendly Debt Coaches or go to

    For free Budget Booklet email or download copy CAP_Budget_Booklet_Single_Pages_PRINT.pdf

  • Centrelink links

    Here you will find information regarding the $750 payments, Jobseeker, Jobkeeper, access to Centrelink, and the latest health alerts and advice.

    Click here to register your intent to claim with Centrelink.   

  • working from home tax deductions

    As the COVID-19 situation develops, we understand you may now be working from home and may incur expenses you can claim at tax time.

    The Australian Taxation Office site has information regarding what you can claim, how to calculate expenses and the records you must keep.

    Click Here