Resources COVID-19

Resources COVID-19

Updated: February 2021

We are committed to supporting our young people and members during this time of crisis.

The below information outlines information and links to key resources relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Please note, DCJ have set up a dedicated email address –

National Coronavirus Helpline: 1800 020 080

Lifeline: 13 11 14

Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636

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Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing

Housing and Tenancy

Child and Family Services

Education & Employment

Activities for Young People


Service NSW Emergency Relief Packages – If you’ve been directed to self-isolate, and have no family or friends able to help you with shopping, emergency relief packages are now available.

Bid Food

Bid Food is Australia’s leading distributor to the food services industry – Aged Care, Health, restaurants, schools. Yfoundations have currently set up a partnership with Mybidfood for bulk ongoing access to food and supplies for our sector. Distribution centres: Coffs Harbour Armidale Tamworth Newcastle Wollongong Central Coast Sydney

Step 1: Fill out Commercial Account Application Form

Step 2: Email completed form to:

Step 3: Start ordering online in 1-2 days

Costco Food Access

Please email if you wish to participate in Costco Thursday shopping visits. Under this arrangement. DCJ will respond to your organisations with a letter to present to the Costco membership counter staff. You will be provided with a VIP membership card (single use) upon providing confirmation that you are an employee of the NGO (e.g. a business card with your name and organisation). You will need to present your letter at each Thursday visit, to the membership counter.

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