Support & Resources

Here you’ll find up to date information on how to contact local health and social services.

In response to the current COVID-19 situation the City of Canning has implemented a number or strategies to support vulnerable members of our community access information and support.

Strategies include:

  • Establishment of a Neighbourhood Response Team with a designated Neighbourhood Officer for each Ward.
  • Neighbourhood Officers will provide an information service to connect vulnerable members of the community up with local community support networks and services.
  • Establishment of the Community Connectors initiative to provide information, resources and practical support to grass roots community networks to help them to reach out and support vulnerable members of the community. Find out more information on our Community Connectors form.
  • Establishment of a Community Stakeholder Engagement team with responsibility for working with the not-for-profit (NFP) sector to identify community needs and work on collaborative initiatives that support vulnerable members of the community.
  • Providing local emergency relief providers with use of city of facilities and other supports to enable them to continue providing food relief.
  • Continued provision of small grants to community groups to assist them in responding to the social impacts of COVID-19. You can find more information on our available grants page.

Contact our Connect in Canning Team for more information on support for vulnerable people, connect@canning.wa.gov.au, ph 1300 422 664

Below are a list of services that may assist you during COVID-19.

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Click here for COVID-19 Translated Resources

Mental Health Support

RED CROSS
Telecross - providing a daily telephone call to check on your wellbeing
1300 855 698
https://www.redcross.org.au/get-help/community-services/telecross

LIFELINE'S CRISIS SUPPORT CHAT
Available 24 hours a day
13 11 14

SUICIDE CALL BACK SERVICE
Available 24 hours a day
1300 659 467

BEYOND BLUE
Available 24 hours a day
1300 224 636

HEADSPACE
Available 24 hours a day
1800 650 890

MENSLINE AUSTRALIA
Available 24 hours a day
1300 789 978

REACHOUT
www.au.reachout.com

KIDS HELPLINE
Available 24 hours a day
1800 551 800

SANE HELP CENTRE
8am - 8pm daily
1800 187 263

HELPING MINDS
8am - 4.30pm, Monday - Friday
1800 811 747

EVEN KEEL BIPOLAR DISORDER SUPPORT ASSOCIATION
Facebook Groups for more information: Cannington or Willetton / Riverton

Domestic Violence Support

WOMENS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINE
Available 24 hours a day
1800 007 339

MENS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINE
Available 24 hours a day
1800 000 599

Emergency Relief

FOODBANK WA
Emergency food from 11:15am - 12pm on Fridays
(08) 9258 9277

MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES COUNCIL OF WA
Food hampers
info@mccwa.org.au
(08) 6196 2818

HOPE CITY CHURCH
Food vouchers and clothing
(08) 9350 6443

COMMUNICARE
Basic necessities in emergency situations
(08) 9251 5777

HUMAN APPEAL
Food boxes
wa@humanappeal.org.au
(08) 6269 3556

People With Disabilities

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY AUSTRALIA
COVID-19 Information Hub
www.pwd.org.au/covid-19-hub/

Support for Seniors

OLDER PERSONS ADVOCACY NETWORK (OPAN)
COVID-19 Info Line
Monday - Friday from 8am - 8pm
1800 237 98

ALZHEIMER’S WA
http://www.alzheimerswa.org.au/covid-19/

COUNCIL ON THE AGEING (WA)
(08) 9472 0104
http://www.cotawa.org.au/covid-19-information/

MEALS ON WHEELS
1800 200 422
www.myagedcare.gov.au/

Accommodation Support

ENTRYPOINT PERTH
Crisis Accommodation
1800 124 684
www.entrypointperth.com.au

ZONTA HOUSE
Refuge Accommodation
(08) 6556 2430
www.zontahouse.org.au

Home Delivery Services

COLES
COVID-19 Coles Community Box
https://www.coles.com.au/customernotice/community-box

WOOLWORTHS
Priority Assistance
https://www.woolworths.com.au/shop/discover/priorityassistance

WIZARD PHARMACY RIVERTON
Home delivery service within local areas only
(08) 9364 8152
dispensary.riverton1@wizardphy.com.au

ST JAMES NEWSTART PHARMACY
Home delivery service within local areas only
(08) 9361 6101
info@sjnp.com.au

QUEENS PARK PHARMACY
Home delivery service within local areas only
(08) 9458 1100

FERNDALE PHARMACY
Home delivery service within local areas only
(08) 9451 4046

RIVERTON BRIDGE PHARMACY
Home delivery service within local areas only
(08) 9457 2195

CANNINGTON 777 PHARMACY
Local home delivery service for seniors
(08) 9356 2750

WILLETTON 777 PHARMACY
Local home delivery service for seniors
(08) 9457 1777

LYNWOOD 777 PHARMACY
Local home delivery service for seniors
(08) 9458 3768

Financial Assistance

NATIONAL DEBT HELPLINE
Monday – Friday from 9.30am – 4.30pm
1800 007 007

THE SPIERS CENTRE
Monday – Friday from 9am – 4pm
(08) 9401 2699

CENTRELINK

132 307 – MyGov Help Desk
132 850 – Emergency help - Crisis Payments
136 150 – Families
132 300 – Older Adults
132 850 – Job Seekers