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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.

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Apostolic Churches Alliance Inc

EQ Coaching, Teens Mental Health, Men's Huddles, Addiction, Networking, Leadership, Community Church, Hampers, Kids dance, Community music lessons & bands

Various locations around Australia

T 0402028160



Apunipima Cape York Health Council

Delivery of Primary Health Care, Social and Emotional Wellbeing activities, awareness and educational activities in Cape York Communities

Bungalow QLD 4870

T 0740377100


Arafmi Ltd

Arafmi is a not-for-profit community organisation that has been providing quality services to the Queensland mental health community for over 40 years. Our vision is to enhance the wellbeing of people with mental illness, their families and carers.

Our services include carer support groups (online and face to face), education carer workshops (online and face to face), counselling, a 24/7 carer telephone helpline and NDIS supports.

Ararat Rural City Council

Local Government


Non for profit organisation based in Victoria and NSW.
Initial Transitional Service (ITS) supporting vulnerable clients leaving custody - assisting them with housing, mental health, drug and alcohol issues and to seek employment/training.

North Strathfield NSW 2137

T 0436919567



ARC Justice

ARC Justice provides legal help and tenancy advocacy services to people in Central and Northern Victoria. We operate two Community Legal Centres (CLCs), the Loddon Campaspe CLC and Goulburn Valley CLC. Our Housing Justice tenancy program is based in Bendigo and services Central Victoria.

Argyle Community Housing Ltd - ACT

Argyle Housing is a not-for-profit, Community Housing Provider. Our main objective is to provide and manage secure, Social and Affordable Housing for people on low to moderate incomes who would otherwise struggle to find accommodation.

Campbell ACT 2612

T 1300 274 953


Argyle Community Housing Ltd - Campbelltown

Argyle Housing is a not-for-profit, Community Housing Provider. Our main objective is to provide and manage secure, Social and Affordable Housing for people on low to moderate incomes who would otherwise struggle to find accommodation.

Campbelltown NSW 2560


Argyle Community Housing Ltd - Goulburn

"Argyle Housing is a community-managed, not-for-profit, housing organisation. Our main objective is to provide and manage secure, sustainable housing for people on low to moderate incomes who would otherwise struggle to find accommodation and for disadvantaged people who need support in order to maintain independent living. As a community housing service provider we are responsive to local needs and are committed to building sustainable communities in areas of need. We are committed to assisting our clients and their communities to achieve a better future."

Various locations around Australia

T 1300274953



Argyle Community Housing Ltd - Queanbeyan

Social and affordable housing provider


Queanbeyan NSW 2620


Argyle Housing - Southern Highlands

Argyle Housing is a not-for-profit, Community Housing Provider. Our main objective is to provide and manage secure, Social and Affordable Housing for people on low to moderate incomes who would otherwise struggle to find accommodation.

Arising Indigenous Community Development Aid Inc

The small grass roots organization is run by two aboriginal elders who assist their community from Tweed Heads to Grafton.
The service assists:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Adults - aged 25 to under 65
Adults - aged 65 and over
People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
People in rural/regional/remote communities
Victims of crime (including family violence)
Youth - 15 to under 25
They assist their local community heal and connect with culture and stay out of the statutory child protection system.

Ocean Shores NSW 2483

T 0478100881



Arlparra Family Learning Centre

Arlparra FLC supports very remote Indigenous families as first teachers of their children. Early childhood educators support families to provide enriched childcare and developmental games for children 0-5 in a culturally appropriate setting.

Armajun Aboriginal Health Service

Provide primary health care, health education, allied health and referral pathways to over 2,000 Aboriginal clients which covers the areas of Inverell, Glen Innes, Tenterfield, Ashford, Tingha, Guyra, Armidale, Uralla & Walcha.

Armidale NSW 2350

T 02 6772 5258


Armidale Neighbourhood Centre

The Armidale Neighbourhood Centre is a not-for-profit, incorporated association which provides a range of services, programs & support to community members living in the Walcha, Uralla, Armidale & Guyra regions.

We strive to provide positive experiences & outcomes for all community members who engage with us including those who are socio-economically disadvantaged & those identifying with vulnerabilities due to various factors impacting their lives.
We promote resilience by providing support & development assistance & advocate on behalf of those with less ’voice’ in the community. We have a drop-in space with tea|coffee, computer | internet hub and provide information, referral, advocacy & meeting spaces for after-hours groups.

Programs include Emergency Relief, EAPA assistance & the Work Development Order program. Our accredited No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) provides access to finances community members may not otherwise be eligible for through mainstream banks


ARROS works with young people with an intellectual or cognitive disability who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

The team’s outreach activities aim to help young people access safe, affordable and integrated accommodation; rebuild and strengthen existing relationships as well as develop new ones; and participate in communities, and develop the capacity of those communities to support them.

Art From The Margins (WMQ)

Art from the Margins (AFTM), a creative initiative of Wesley Mission Queensland aims to empower artists living with mental health issues, physical or intellectual disabilities or those experiencing homelessness
and social isolation by giving a pathway to enrichment, personal growth and professional development through creative practice.
We hold workshops and have artists exhibit and sell their work through the gallery space.

Art of the Minds Inc

Art of the Minds aims to activate, educate and engage the Surf Coast and wider community to creatively manage mental health and wellbeing.

Our festival message throughout October and coinciding with National Mental Health Month, is aimed at reducing stigma and normalising the experience of mental illness across all ages and demographics of the population.

Art of the Minds is passionate about sharing resilience-focused messages by reinforcing through creative education platforms, that Hope is central to the recovery of all mental wellbeing challenges.

We focus on the importance of community connections, by attracting like-minded individuals to not only attend our events but also share positive lived experiences of mental wellbeing management.

Our 5 C’s! Celebrating Creative Community Conversations & Connections in mental wellbeing.

Various locations around Australia

T +61439610394



Arts Northern Rivers Inc

As the peak arts body, Arts Northern Rivers works with individuals, organisations and government to generate, promote and advocate for the arts and creative industries in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. Arts Northern Rivers is supported by Create NSW and local Governments in our region who work with us to ensure access to arts and cultural activity for everyone.
The Northern Rivers is home to the highest concentration of arts and creative industries practitioners outside of metropolitan centres and we recognise the enormous contribution they make to the cultural, economic and social wellbeing of the Northern Rivers (and to the nation!)
We are committed to supporting the visibility, viability and vibrancy of this incredible region. To achieve this we deliver an annual program of skills and professional development workshops, a dedicated strategy for supporting and sustaining Indigenous art and culture and offering support and advice for individuals in our region.

Aruma Services

Aruma is a disability organization, the trusted partner of around 5000 people with a disability throughout the east coast of Australia. Aruma provides various services particularly for the people with disability.

Parramatta NSW 2150

T 1300 538 746


Arya Pratinidhi Sabha of Australia

At this community centre we provide structured programs such as sports, yoga class, free Sunday lunch service, multicultural events. We encourage everyone to participate in Sunday activity particularly those from disadvantage area such as newly migrants, youths, senior citizens. We provide assistance to people suffering domestic violence, isolation and mental issues. At this centre we promote community cohesion as different cultural groups attend to this centre, get together and understand each other and work as group.

Shanes Park NSW 2747



Association for Services to Torture and Trauma Survivors. ASeTTS has a proud history of serving humanitarian entrants and refugees settling in WA since 1992. ASeTTS provides services to people who are humanitarian entrants or are from a refugee type background and who have experienced torture or trauma in their country of origin, during their flight to Australia, or while in detention.

Perth WA 6000


Asperger Services Australia

Asperger Services Australia (ASA) is a volunteer organisation established in 1995, supporting families and individuals with Asperger's Syndrome. Maintains several support groups including an adult support group and a women's support group.

Aspergers Victoria

For 30 years, Aspergers Victoria Incorporated (AV) has provided a wide range of community inclusion services to support Aspergers-from kids to adults, parents/carers, professionals and employers - to connect, share stories and advice, gain employment, discover their strengths and empower them to thrive including:
*Peer groups - for Teens, Teen girls, Young Adults, Adults, Women, Partners, Parents and Carers and Dungeons and Dragons. These Groups allow Aspergers and their families to catch up with peers who ‘get them’ and learn about themselves. Recently due to moving to online Zoom sessions, our parent groups have expanded and are now nationwide.
*Education and Training - We run training and workshops to train teachers and employers about specific Asperger autistics and other similar neurodivergent needs and the benefits of neurodiversity.
*Community Education and Workshops - to build capabilities.
*Help / Information portal and email service.
*Employment Coaching - support getting and keeping a job.

Various locations around Australia




Emergency Relief Centre based at Aspley helping disadvantaged clients from the northside of Brisbane with food parcels, fuel vouchers, etc. Open Monday - Friday from 10 am -
1.30 pm. Manned by volunteers.
Aspleycare provides Christmas hampers to 100+ families.

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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