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The Department of Social Services (DSS) has recently received reports that members of the Public have been contacted by an individual or individuals identifying themselves as DSS officers.

The individual or individuals do in no way represent DSS or the Commonwealth. 

DSS officers do not:

  • announce outcomes of grant rounds via telephone
  • contact members of the public seeking personal information, such as banking, passport details or license details

For more details please see this news item.

 

Open grants

Commonwealth Financial Counselling and Financial Capability

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Services help people to address their financial problems, make informed choices and build capability to manage their money. View grant

Commonwealth Financial Counselling and Financial Capability – Capability Building

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Services support the capacity and capability development of organisations to deliver high quality, high functioning services. View grant

Commonwealth Financial Counselling Helpline

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Helpline services help people to address their financial problems, make informed choices and build capability to manage their money. View grant

Financial Crisis and Material Aid – Emergency Relief

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Emergency Relief provides financial or material aid to eligible people in the form of food parcels, clothes or vouchers. View grant

Financial Crisis and Material Aid – Food Relief

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Food Relief organisations aim to increase access to cost‑effective supply of food items for Emergency Relief organisations. View grant

Financial Resilience – Community Development Financial Institutions

Category

Social Inclusion

Closing Date & Time

Services enhance workforce participation. View grant