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What is supplied?

All requests are treated sympathetically and in confidence. Assistance is in the form of clothing or footwear sent from our own supply and delivered to your school free of charge or by authorisation to purchase from your school shop or supplier on a co-payment basis.

What is the process?

State Schools' Relief only responds to requests from principals, assistant principals and welfare coordinators. Teachers and Principals can receive further information and clarification by contacting our office on 03 8769 8400.

Parents or Carers who are struggling to provide their child's uniform need to make an appointment with the school principal or assistant principal/welfare coordinator to discuss their situation.

Who is eligible?

Any student who is attending a Victorian Government School is eligible for State Schools' Relief support. Schools can send an application to State Schools' Relief when they believe that there is need to support a student whose family is facing difficulty in providing the appropriate uniform and footwear for school.

Situations include, but are not limited to:

  • Health issues resulting in serious financial difficulties
  • House Fires where school clothing is lost
  • Independent living/ Homelessness
  • Natural Disasters
  • Serious financial difficulty

The application will be processed within 24-48 hours and you will receive notification by email.

Need help to register your school? Please call our friendly staff 03 8769 8400

 

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Why donate to State Schools' Relief?

State Schools' Relief has many generous supporters who kindly make tax deductible donations through their payroll each fortnight. One of our givers have told us why:

"Every time I see the look of relief on a parents face when we suggest sourcing uniforms from State Schools' Relief and then the look of joy on the children's faces when the parcel arrives, I know that supporting this cause directly improves children's lives. It is done quietly, with no fuss and allows the children to feel part of the school without standing out due to their family background" - staff member, Dandenong Primary School

What is the process?

Payroll giving can be completed in one of two ways:

1. Logon to educate and click the Payroll Donation Button.

2. Fill out the authorisation form and return to your Business Manager for processing. Business Managers instructions for completing the payroll donation can be found by clicking "Payroll Giving" under Resources on this page.

Interested in arranging a morning tea with your staff to find out more?

Please contact Filomena 0477 561 656 garrubba.filomena.f@edumail.vic.gov.au

 

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Make a donation

As a teacher you know first hand the impact that adult problems have on a Childs life.  A donation to State Schools Relief is about making a direct difference to a Victorian student.

100% of your donation goes directly to helping kids in Victoria. Not one cent will go towards operational costs. State Schools' Relief acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.

Participation in Education is the main way out of Poverty and this pathway must remain open to every child. There is every chance that your donation is going to a child in your school or local community.
 

Schools can deposit a donation directly into our account. Please reference your school name in the transaction description.
Bank: Commonwealth Bank (CBA)
Account Name: State Schools' Relief Inc
ABN: 77 455 214 193
BSB: 063 553
Account No: 1011 2203