How to Get crisis help from HBF

Australia is dealing well in controlling the current Covid -19 pandemic situation, However most of us are still facing economic and psychological crises. We are here for our duty of care. The Post Covid-19 crisis support is available. Hindu Council Of Australia under the projects (Hindu Benevolant Fund and Karma Kitchen) with support from Multicultural NSW and Parramatta City Council) has re-launched the “Help In Need” program.

Hindu Council of Australia (Vic) is thankful to the Victorian Government’s CALD Community Coronavirus Task Force Team for providing assistance in supporting International Students.
Students from Metro Melbourne, NSW and all over Australia can register to seek assistance and some one from HCA Vic Team will reach out to you.
Please enter information below to register.

    If you are being affected by Covid-19, please fill out your details below to get help:

    First Name* :
    Last Name* :

    Your Country of Origin : Other Country Name:

    I am a : foreign studentstranded foreignerin isolation/quarantineelder citizen

    I need help for : groceriescooked foodaccommodation/rentSuperMarketother

    Urgency of my situation (Must get help by date) :

    Date of arrival in Australia :

    Studying? University name :

    Working? Suburb/company name :

    What type of job do you do:

    When did you loose your job :

    How many family members live with you (if dependent kids or elders, provide their age) :

    1) Victorian Government Community Support and Food Relief

    (2) Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services
    Financial Support for COVID-19

    (3) International Student Emergency Relief Fund

    There is an overwhelming number of requests seeking assistance from overseas students in Victoria. Victorian government has enforced Stage 4 Restrictions. It means that our volunteers can only travel within a 5 Km radius of their home and that too only once a day. Despite these bans, We are making all efforts possible to reach out to you and wish to advise that there may be delays in delivering help. Please bear with us and be assured that every request made on this website is being personally followed by our Victorian team. We assure you that each and every request will be fulfilled on urgent basis as soon as possible.

    ISKCON is a strong HCA partner in Melbourne and has started a Food Bank in the West Melbourne area which is significantly affected by COVID-19.

    Should you need to discuss your situation please email us on
    hbf @
    or call us on 1300 849 278.
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