Emergency Assistance

Looking for assistance?

Call 9552 4164 to make an appointment with a community worker.
GAPP is open Monday 10am-1pm & Wednesday 10am-12:30pm.

Find us at: 132a St Johns Road, Glebe 2037

*Please note from Monday 9th April, we will not have a waiting list, if you don't have an appointment, we can assist you with a food parcel / book you in for the next available appointment. GAPP will now close at 12:30pm on Wednesdays for staff training.

Not in our area? Here is a helpful website for locating services offering assistance in your area:


Glebe Assistance Partnership Program

GAPP is a beautiful green space where people are welcome to come and share a cup of coffee.

From this space, we operate our Emergency Assistance program. We are able to offer a small amount of financial assistance to those facing hardship in our local community. This usually includes help with food or some bills.

GAPP also includes:

The No Interest Loan Scheme
The Staples Bag
An Anglicare Family Worker
Sponsorship for Work and Development Orders
An Indigenous Community Worker

*Please note: Due to changes from Anglicare and a desire to serve our clients better, we will be making some small changes here at GAPP. From Monday 9th April:
·    There will no longer be a waiting list
·    If you don’t have an appointment, we can assist you with a food parcel
·    GAPP will now close at 12:30 on Wednesdays for training
Thanks for your understanding.



Things We Do At GAPP


GAPP Gatherings

Some Wednesdays GAPP puts on a BBQ lunch. Come and enjoy the company of other local residents over lunch. Keep an eye on our Facebook page to know when our next BBQ is coming up.


No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS)

Glebe area Residents

We interview applicants for the No Interest Loans Scheme. These loans are up to $1500 for essential household items and some essential services.

Applicants must have permanent accommodation in Glebe or its surrounding suburbs. Applicants must have all required documents before an interview can be scheduled.

NILS interviews are conducted every Wednesday morning during GAPP.

If you are not in the Glebe area, please contact the NILS Hotline on 1800 509 994.


Find out more

Please phone Eduardo on 0452 543 217 or


Staples Bag

The Staples Bag provides food staples at very low cost. Choose a $20 or $30 bag and fill it with milk, bread, pantry items, vegetables and meat, poultry or fish.

The Staples Bag visits GAPP every Monday from 10:30-11:30AM.


Find out more

The Staples Bag Website


Anglicare Family Worker

An Anglicare Family Worker is present at GAPP on Mondays. This service is available to families with children aged 0-8 residing in the local area. This worker may offer parenting courses, groups, home visits and a range of individual support.


Find out more

9552 4164 or


Work and Development Orders

Work and Development Orders (WDO) allow eligible customers to reduce their fines with the SDRO through unpaid work. GAPP can sponsor people who are undertaking an activity or treatment for a WDO.

Find out more about Eligibility & Accepted Activities. 


Enquire about sponsorship

9552 4164 or