Helping people during flood recovery

26 Apr, 2022

Practical supports for people experiencing crisis.

Emergency relief

Our First Step emergency relief can support you in times of crisis. We provide clean clothes, shoes, blankets, bedding, toiletries, tents, crockery, cutlery, baby supplies, kids’ toys, non-perishable food and vouchers for groceries, petrol, medicines and utility bills. First Step is available from our premises in Goonellabah. We also deliver support around the Northern Rivers region.

Read more about our First Step emergency relief services here.

No interest loans

NILs interest-free loans are available now. NILs no interest loans are available for people living on a low income, for up to $2k to purchase essential household goods, and up to $5k to purchase an essential vehicle. There are no fees or interest charged with NILs loans. Ever. You pay back only what you borrow.

Read more about NILs No Interest Loans here and NILs No Interest Loans for vehicles here.

Contact us

We are temporarily located at at 10 Centenary Drive, Goonellebah NSW 2480. Contact us to discuss your options and eligibility by calling 02 6621 7397 or email

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Community Gateway is a registered charity and QIP accredited, assessed against the Quality Improvement Council Health and Community Services 7th Edition Standards.


We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work and meet, and offer our respect to their elders, past, present and future.

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