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Everyday help for everyone

Red Cross is working in communities across Australia. We want Australian communities to be strong and for the people in our communities to feel included and able to take part.

Maher receiving a phone call from Red Cross Telechat.

Aged care services for older people

Red Cross wants to support you to be more independent, to improve your wellbeing and social connection, and to remain living in your local community.

Red Cross volunteer supporting a participant in our NDIS program.

NDIS services

Red Cross is a preferred provider of NDIS services. We want to support you to live in an independent and dignified way and to take part in community life.

A carer and his friend taking a break from a game of soccer.

Mental health help

Our mental health support services promote the participation of people with a mental illness in the community.


Red Cross believes that everyone deserves a home that is safe, secure and affordable.

For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

We’re committed to working respectfully and in partnership with Australia’s First Nations peoples.

Children and families

We support vulnerable parents through our family services, helping to support kids at the most important time of their lives.

People in the justice system

Our aim is to improve the lives of offenders and their families and to contribute to improved community outcomes.

Young Parents Program (NSW)

Providing safe and nurturing residential accommodation and outreach for young parents

Disability employment service (QLD)

For people with an injury, illness or disability looking for work in Gympie and on the Sunshine Coast.

Accommodation while receiving medical care (QLD)

If you need to travel for medical care, Red Cross runs these affordable, comfortable accommodation centres right next to three hospitals.

Volunteer to help others

Red Cross volunteer helping a vulnerable community member.

Help people in your community that need a hand. You can volunteer to help people who are homeless, have a mental illness, seeking asylum, children and families, young people, older people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people in the justice system.

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