Financial support

At YAMHS we understand that mental health can cause financial strain on families and/or if you are living alone. Here we have complied a list of useful information and external resources to assist you

Break The Cycle



Break the Cycle interviews clients in crisis, potentially offering; Gas, Electricity, Food assessments, Water (private housing) and Telstra financial assistance.

When: Tues, Wed, Thurs 9.30am-2pm

Clients who are on a low income or receiving Centrelink
payments can apply for a No Interest loan.
When: Mon, Thurs by appointment only

Mission Australia

Emergency relief for inner south-west (Campsie)

(02) 9509 7140

Emergency relief helps people to address their immediate basic needs in times of financial crisis or hardship through material or financial aid (e.g. vouchers, clothes and food parcels). Support is offered in a way that maintains the dignity of individuals and families and encourages self-reliance. As well as financial and material support, we also link people with services in the community to help them address the challenges that are affecting their financial wellbeing.

Salvations Army

Interest free Loans & Planning

1300 371 288

Salvations Army provides a range of resources dedicated to providing financial support. This includes Interest free loans of up to $1,500 with a 12-18month re-pay period and financial coaching and counselling.


Visit the website to apply 

Understanding Government

funding & centrelink

It can be difficult knowing where to start with applying for centrelink payments but there is an online questionaire which will give you a list of payments and govenment assistance you are eligable for. 

Break The Cycle



Our café prepares and serves low-cost meals for our


When: Mon Tues, Wed


Campbelltown Op Shop

If you’re finding it difficult to pay for food and household bills Anglicare can provide immediate practical assistance which may include food parcels throughout Sydney and the Illawarra.

Our Mobile Community Pantries and Community Pantries in some Anglicare Op Shops can also provide assistance with low-cost food.

Nagel Centre


This assistance is provided by case workers and can take many forms, including help with utility bill payments, advocacy, referrals to brokerage services or clothing vouchers. Appointments are required to ensure we’re able to assist you as best we can.

The Nagle Centre is also home to the open door dining room, which provides a number of meal services throughout the week:

Breakfast 9am to 10.30am weekdays

Lunch 12pm to 1.30pm weekdays

Dinner 5.30pm to 6.45pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays