Emergency Relief and Support for Temporary Visa Holders

Program Description

Emergency relief and general assistance for Temporary Visa Holders experiencing hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Update
We aim to keep our services operating, as far as is practical and within government guidelines. Currently, this service is running as usual. For further information please call 1800 819 447.

For COVID-19 information in languages other than English, please visit https://www.sbs.com.au/language/coronavirus.

This Program Offers

We provide advocacy, information, advice, and referrals to help people experiencing hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. Financial and material emergency relief is available to assist with bills, health and medical expenses, transport, accommodation, groceries and other unexpected challenges. This is a confidential service and is available for all Temporary Visa Holders regardless of their background, beliefs or circumstances.

Who can access this program?

Tasmanian residents on the following temporary visas:

  • Student visa (Subclass 500);
  • Temporary graduates (Subclass 485);
  • Provisional Visa Holders (Subclass 489 & 491);
  • Temporary Skilled (Subclass 457 & 482);
  • Seasonal Worker and Pacific Labour Scheme Visas (403, 417 & 462);
  • Bridging Visas (Subclasses 010, 020, 030, 050 and 051); and
  • Humanitarian Visas (Subclasses 785 (TPV) and 790 (SHEV)).
What does it cost?

Free.

How can you access this program?

Emergency Relief can be accessed statewide. Call 1800 819 447 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday to make an appointment. For an interpreter please call 131450.

OR

Email TVH.support@aohtas.org.au

Please tell us the best time to call you.

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Emergency Relief and Support for Temporary Visa Holders

Program Description

Emergency relief and general assistance for Temporary Visa Holders experiencing hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Update
We aim to keep our services operating, as far as is practical and within government guidelines. Currently, this service is running as usual. For further information please call 1800 819 447.

For COVID-19 information in languages other than English, please visit https://www.sbs.com.au/language/coronavirus.

This Program Offers

We provide advocacy, information, advice, and referrals to help people experiencing hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. Financial and material emergency relief is available to assist with bills, health and medical expenses, transport, accommodation, groceries and other unexpected challenges. This is a confidential service and is available for all Temporary Visa Holders regardless of their background, beliefs or circumstances.

Who can access this program?

Tasmanian residents on the following temporary visas:

  • Student visa (Subclass 500);
  • Temporary graduates (Subclass 485);
  • Provisional Visa Holders (Subclass 489 & 491);
  • Temporary Skilled (Subclass 457 & 482);
  • Seasonal Worker and Pacific Labour Scheme Visas (403, 417 & 462);
  • Bridging Visas (Subclasses 010, 020, 030, 050 and 051); and
  • Humanitarian Visas (Subclasses 785 (TPV) and 790 (SHEV)).
What does it cost??

Free.

How can you access this program?

Emergency Relief can be accessed statewide. Call 1800 819 447 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday to make an appointment. For an interpreter please call 131450.

OR

Email TVH.support@aohtas.org.au

Please tell us the best time to call you.

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