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GIVIT helps thousands of Australians in need every year by providing items, services and vouchers. GIVIT helps people impacted by natural disasters, domestic and family violence or homelessness, First Nations Australians, people living with disability or mental ill-health, and much more.


How to get help through GIVIT

To access donated items or services through GIVIT, please connect with a support organisation registered with GIVIT that can assess your needs and provide assistance. This organisation can then place a request on GIVIT on your behalf. Click here for more information on how to get support through GIVIT.

To find relevant organisations in your area, simply use the search fields below. Support organisations working with GIVIT that require anonymity will not be listed below.

In addition to the search function below, at the bottom of this page is a list of organisations and services that may be able to support you, depending on what you're experiencing. This includes disaster and emergency recovery support.

Organisations & charities

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12 Buckets Inc

A non-government funded program funded through events and donations, the 12 Buckets Program connects at-risk and disadvantaged children in Perth’s northern suburbs with the skills, support and connections needed to build a strong future. Over the last 6 years, 12 Buckets has provided a primary school program, staffing a School Liaison position in each of the 4 schools it partners with. The School Liaison’s recruit, train and supervise a team of volunteer mentors who work with referred children and they also coordinate additional enrichment programs. These additional programs include a Basketball Program, University Aspiration Program and a Debating Program.

Alexander Heights WA 6064


3Bridges Community Limited

3Bridges Community aims to give the community voice by:
Walking alongside you during family transitions and helping when a new baby arrives, with before and after school care, and as parents age.
Making Connections through our youth workers at schools, connecting through the Yarning Circles and supporting in our meeting centres.
Enriching Lives through providing care to people living at home as they age and support for people with a disability.

Our 5 strategic objectives include:

- Connected Communities
- Reframing Ageing
- Walk Alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
- Innovate for independence
- Organisational Capacity
We are confident these objectives will support our pathway to sustainability and improving the impact of our services for vulnerable people.

3rd Space

3rd Space Brisbane is a drop-in centre where homeless people find practical support, friendship and dignity. Located in Fortitude Valley, 3rd Space helps thousands of people every year – assisting some with simple things such as a shower or a meal and a cup of tea, others with a program of support for more complex needs. We help to find accommodation and work; manage addictions and emotional challenges; and get the right health and dental services.

4 Voices Global Limited

We are a registered charity helping connect disadvantaged people such as victims of domestic violence or those experiencing homelessness.

South Brisbane QLD 4101

T 0419 881 320



4Life Care & Training Limited

Community Pantry & Op Shop to assist those struggling with day to day living costs within the Hasting/Macleay and surrounding areas. Our friendly & caring volunteers have been serving our Community since 2008 with free and/or cheap groceries. You can walk through our community pantry and shop for the items you need. We also offer online ordering and delivery service.

Port Macquarie NSW 2444

T 02 6584 2951



54 Reasons - Armadale

Child Health · Child Education · Child Protection · Emergency Support

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children.

Armadale WA 6112


54 Reasons - Mobile Youth Outreach

Regional Youth Investment program – Mobile Youth Outreach
(Outcomes are open to young people aged 12-18 years & their families.)
- Youth/Family Case Management
- Mental health support
- Increase in wellbeing
- Ensure young people are safe at home and in the community
- Increase in families accessing support
- Skill development for young people including respectful communication skills
- A sense of belonging and connectedness
- Young people feel valued, seen, and heard and experience their rights being upheld
- Young people have a sense of ownership over the program
- Young people have access to a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment
- Strengthening schools/community understanding of child rights
- Empowering young people to be an active voice in their story

Wagga Wagga NSW 2650


54 Reasons - Tasmania

Australia's leading child's rights organisation and part of Save the Children Australia. 54 reasons deliver a range of services in Southern Tasmania including the Intensive Family Engagement Service (IFES) and Integrated Family Support Service (IFSS) as well as a range of other child, family, youth and education based services.

55 Central Inc

55 Central Inc. is an organisation which provides for persons in need of crisis and short term accommodation. Counselling in life skills is provided while referral to recognised authorities for issues such as drug dependency and relationships can be made.


5FOLD is a not for profit charity that desires to build its community. We want to help develop individuals and families because if people grow, so will our community!
Some of our services include providing emergency relief, breakfast clubs, budgeting, counselling, haircuts, free bread, fruit and vegetables, JP services, over 50's social groups, training and support.
5FOLD is a not for profit charity founded by a collective bunch of people that desire to benefit our surrounding communities. Our team embrace a holistic approach to give a hand up rather than a handout.
There are 5 focus areas within 5FOLD that we believe surround a person’s stability, being clothes, food, shelter, support and training. We assist in these 5 areas knowing that there are often times people need some help and encouragement.
We genuinely care about each persons wellbeing and work with them, where they are at, to develop understanding and offer assistance within their current circumstances.

Yarrabilba QLD 4207

T 0423639051



777 Movement Ltd

777 MOVEMENT LTD is dedicated to helping the homeless and Australians that may be experiencing homelessness or food insecurity by supplying free food homeless packs to rough sleepers and free food hampers delivered to your door.

Our mission is to relieve poverty, suffering, food insecurity, helplessness or the misfortune of persons in Australia. 777 MOVEMENT provides direct relief to the poor, the homeless, those experiencing homelessness, the young, the destitute and the helpless.

Various locations around Australia

T 0404595828



A Better Life for Kids in Foster Care

To provide for the direct relief of poverty, sickness, suffering, distress, misfortune, disability or helplessness among children
and youth in foster care. Provide direct benevolent relief by way of education programs to overcome and alleviate the causes of low self-esteem and the effects of disadvantage among
children and youth in foster care. Provide direct benevolent relief to children and youth in foster care through the provision of clothing, toiletries, bedding and other essential items.

A Brave Life Ltd

A Brave Life is a registered Not-for-Profit organisation that helps to alleviate the risks of ongoing poverty, misfortune and helplessness experienced by many teenage and young mothers by assisting them to complete their education, pursue their dreams and to LIVE LIFE BRAVE.

A Brave Life focuses on two main areas:

• Walking alongside & encourage teenage mothers through our LIVE LIFE BRAVE Mentoring Program as they complete their education.
• Providing essential baby items to teenage & young mothers through our Baby Bundle Program.

Brendale QLD 4500


ABC Foundation

The ABC Foundation Ltd (ABCFL) was established in May 2016 and operates in remote and regional areas of Australia. With established bases in the Pilbara, Gascoyne and Mid-West regions of Western Australia and recent expansion into the Goldfields Region and impending engagement in Alice Springs, NT, the Foundation has the ability to operate nationally. Our four key delivery areas that aim to maximise the ability of Aboriginal people to participate within the present land and sea economy are:

On-Country Education.

On-Country Care.

On-Country Research and Development.

On-Country Enterprise.

Ability Care Ltd - Loganholme

We work with our clients and their family in a collaborative and flexible way to go above and beyond to support and advocate for our clients and their carers in a way that gives but never gives up.

At Ability Care Ltd, we are committed to enhancing the quality of life of adults and children with an intellectual, physical and/or sensory disability through individualised services and programs that enhance, teach and strengthen each person allowing them to live the life they want.

Loganholme QLD 4129


Ability Care Ltd Accommodation - Hillcrest

Ability Care Accommodation offers 24/7 Supported accommodtion to people aged 18 - 64 living with a disability to support the clients to achieve their goals and day to days tasks.

Hillcrest QLD 4118


Ability Options

Not for profit Disability Services organisation offering multiple services
- Disability Employment
- Accommodation
- Coordination of supports
- Therapies
- Support workers
- Day program

Able Australia Services

Able Australia is a leading provider of disability services for adults and community supports for seniors. Established over 50 years ago to provide support to the deafblind community, we are now a diverse not-for-profit organisation. We offer a broad range of high-quality services across Melbourne, Tasmania, ACT and SE Queensland.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service - Family Wellbeing Service - Chermside

ATSICHS is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Community Health Service that provides medical, dental, allied health, social health, family well-being and youth services to the greater Brisbane Region.

Chermside Centre QLD 4032


Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service - Family Wellbeing South

Holistically supports First Nation families within the Logan, Browns Plains, Beenleigh and Bayside regions.

Logan Central QLD 4114


Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service - Jajumbora Birthing in Our Community

Antenatal and psychosocial Support for expecting Mum's from early Pregnancy through to parenthood.

Each Mum is assigned a Midwife and a dedicated family support worker who will work in collaboration to ensure Mum and Bubs care is person centered through antenatal, birthing and postnatal care.

-Ongoing family support until baby is 3 years of age
- Babies and Children's health checks
- connection and referrals pathways to other services
- services delivered with cultural integrity and sensitivity on behalf of our people for our people

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service Brisbane - Coopers Plains

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service (ATSICHS) Brisbane is a not-for-profit community owned health care and human services organisation delivering on the unique health and wellbeing needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in greater Brisbane and Logan.

Our services include medical and dental clinics, child and family health services, youth services, social and emotional wellbeing programs and services, a midwifery hub, an aged care facility, and a variety of family and child support services including child protection, family wellbeing services, kindergarten programs and a child and family centre.

Coopers Plains QLD 4108

T (07) 3240 8900


Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Community Health Service Brisbane - Family Participation Program

Family Participation Program (FPP) supports families when involved with the Department of Child Safety.

We facilitate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family led decision making with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people and their families in the Brisbane and Logan region. Our FPP is here support families to mitigate immediate and ongoing risk, increase immediate and ongoing safety, identify family and community supports and help our mob keep our kids out of the system.

Our team can help families with:

- making decisions affecting them and their family
- Support families through the Investigation and Assessment process
- provide an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander convener to support your family through meetings with Child Safety
- organizing a safe and culturally appropriate space for meetings with the Department of Child Safety
- information and help to access services and programs to help and support your family.

Aboriginal and Islander Community Resource Agency - Rockhampton Aboriginal Corporation

Aboriginal & Islander Community Resource Agency (AICRA), delivers culturally sensitive community programs, which promote physical, social and emotional well-being in Aboriginal and Islander people. AICRA sponsors three programs: 1) The Management of Public Intoxication Program (MPIP) supports people who have multiple & complex issues such as alcohol abuse, homelessness, mental health issues, low literacy and numeracy skills, domestic violence and other drug abuse issues. MPIP provides assertive outreach to check on the welfare of people affected by alcohol in public spaces as well as assistance to access services to help meet their needs e.g. housing applications, counselling, alcohol treatment etc 2) The Aged Care Program (CACP) provides assistance for the elderly. Services include domestic assistance, gardening & maintenance, meals, shopping and social support 3) The Home Support Program provides support to older people & people with a disability or chronic condition.

Rockhampton QLD 4700


Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School

The Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School was established in 1986 as a primary school in Highgate Hill. In 1997 the school successfully secured funds to purchase the current site at Acacia Ridge.

To this day the Murri School continues to thrive in Acacia Ridge. The school now helps students from Prep to Year 12 grow into independent and responsible members of the community.

Acacia Ridge QLD 4110


Frequently asked questions

Dedicated support services

In addition to the search function above that allows you to identify relevant organisations near you, listed below are a range of organisations, services and government resources that may be able to help you.

Some of these organisations may not be registered with GIVIT. We’ve compiled the list below to ensure you get relevant and tailored support for your situation, regardless of whether that includes donated items and services through GIVIT.

You can use the search function above to check if an organisation listed below is registered with GIVIT.

If your life is in danger, call Triple Zero 000 for emergency assistance.


Disaster and emergency recovery

If a natural disaster or emergency event has impacted you, please visit your state or territory government’s disaster support page to see what assistance is available, including disaster payments, grants and financial aid.

Queensland Government

Victoria Government

New South Wales Government

Western Australia Government

South Australia Government

Northern Territory Government

Tasmania Government

Australian Capital Territory Government

You can also access information via national resources - National Emergency Management Authority and Services Australia.


Domestic and family violence

If your life is in danger, call Triple Zero 000 for emergency assistance.

If you have experienced or are at risk of family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault, contact the National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line on 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732). 1800 RESPECT is also contactable via text, online chat or video call and is available 24 hours.


Financial hardship

The National Debt Helpine provides free, independent and confidential financial counselling via phone or live chat, Monday to Friday. You can call them on 1800 007 007.

Mob Strong Debt Helpline is a free advice service about money matters for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. They can be contacted on 1800 808 488, Monday to Friday.



If you’re experiencing or at risk of homelessness, you can find homeless shelters near you by searching on the Ask Izzy website.

Your state or territory government can also help. Listed below are the options by state or territory.

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia



Western Australia


Mental health, depression or anxiety

If you or someone else’s life is in danger, call Triple Zero 000.

You can access 24/7 crisis support by calling Lifeline on 13 11 14. You can also contact Lifeline via text or online chat.

You can talk to a counsellor 24/7 through Beyond Blue. You can also access brief counselling with Beyond Blue via online chat.

If you’re a young person aged 12-25, you can talk to a trained clinician, you can contact Headspace 7 days a week between 9am and 1pm by calling 1800 650 890 or via online chat.


First Nations Australians

If you’re a First Nations Australian and you are going through a tough time, you can call 13YARN (13 92 76) to talk with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander crisis supporter.


Children or young people experiencing hardship

Children and young people aged 5 – 25 can access support through Kids Helpline by calling 1800 55 1800 or through online chat 24/7.


People living with disability

The Disability Gateway is an Australian Government service to help people with disability, their family, friends and carers find the support they need. They can be contacted on 1800 643 787, Monday to Friday.


Refugees and asylum seekers

If you’re a refugee or asylum seeker and you need help, you can contact the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre on 03 9326 6066 Monday to Friday for support.


People struggling with addiction

The National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline is a 24/7 service that provides free and confidential advice about alcohol and other drugs. You can call them on 1800 250 015.

Alternatively, Alcohol & Drug Counselling Online offers 24/7 online chat counselling.

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