The economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has created a new group of economically vulnerable people, with young people, recent migrants and women among those hardest hit.
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CBA launches Next Chapter and the Financial Independence Hub with Good Shepherd to support people impacted by financial abuse
Commonwealth Bank is extending and expanding its support for people impacted by financial abuse, as a result of domestic and family violence, with the launch of Next Chapter; a new program that will see the bank bring a range of services, support, resources and research to the market. This program launches today with two new services designed to make it easier for victims and survivors of financial abuse to start their next chapter and achieve long-term financial independence.
Wishing everyone a safe Easter long weekend. As we are facing challenging times globally we are having to adapt our lives in ways never before experienced, we know that it will be difficult weekend for many families. We urge everyone to #StayHome and practice social distancing wherever it’s safe to do so. We will be taking a short break and will be back on Wednesday 15th April. To stay up to date with the latest Covid-19 updates and guidelines visit: www.australia.gov.au/ If you or your family are in immediate danger please call 000.
Good Shepherd is very aware of the impact that COVID-19 is having on many of our clients, as well as the direct service providers we work with. We are putting in place new measures to continue to support vulnerable people safely. We will continue to provide services in family violence, financial counselling, youth and family services. For wider Covid-19 help and information resources visit https://covid19help.com.au
Leaders from Victoria’s most prominent faith-based and religious community service organisations have come together to urge the Federal Government not to implement the Religious Discrimination Bill as proposed.