The ongoing bush fire crisis is an unprecedented disaster and our hearts go out to the affected people in communities throughout Australia. Link Housing acknowledges the wonderful volunteers and service people working tirelessly on the relief effort.
Along with many government agencies and other NGOs, we will be supporting people affected by the devastating bushfires and other natural disasters. Link Housing is responsible for providing Bushfire Housing Assistance in the northern suburbs of Sydney.
Please refer to the below information if you, or anyone you know, is in need of immediate housing assistance.
The NSW Government has established the Bushfire Housing Assistance Service to support people who are temporarily or permanently homeless as a result of the bushfire crisis.
The Bushfire Housing Assistance Service can:
You can access this service by:
Online support service
If you have access to the internet, you can search for support services and agencies by using the anonymous AskIzzy website, which is free to use for Telstra customers even if you don’t have credit.
Available 24/7, the website has information on health, financial, counselling, food and support assistance in your local area. Visit the AskIzzy website >> https://askizzy.org.au/
If you would like to help and you are in the position to do so, go to >> https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/news-and-media/general-news/how-you-can-help
And more information can be found on the following Services NSW webpage >> Assistance for bushfire-affected communities