Utility Relief Grant Scheme (URGS)
You may be eligible for a grant under the Utility Relief Grant Scheme. Please contact the Victorian Department of Human Services (DHS) on 1800 658 521 for further information.
Emergency Electricity Payment Scheme (EEPS)
If you are experiencing difficulty with paying your energy bills, and you are eligible for a concession, you may be eligible for a relief payment through the Department of Communities and Social Inclusion’s Emergency Electricity Payment Scheme.
To apply, you will need to visit a financial counselor who will make an assessment of your circumstances before an application can be made. If you need assistance locating a financial counselor near you, you can visit the MoneySmart website for more information.