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Baw Baw Food Relief

Baw Baw Food Relief provides food aid and support for families and individuals in need in the Baw Baw Shire. Baw Baw Food Relief is an emergency food relief centre to assist persons having trouble in providing their family with basic food items. 

The first step for anyone in need of short term/emergency food assistance is to register their details at the Baw Baw Food Relief office. You must be a resident of the Baw Baw Shire and be the holder of a current Health Care/Pensioner Concession Card holder (or recent applicant to Centrelink). 

  • Address: Factory 6/ 11 Pearse Street, Warragul
  • Contact number: 03 5622 3891 
  • Operating hours - Food Relief: 10:00am to 2:00pm Monday to Friday 
  • Operating hours - Op Shops: 9:00am to 3:00pm Monday to Friday 

Justice of the Peace

Document signing occurs at the Warragul Library, located at 75 Victoria Street, Warragul.

A Justice of the Peace will be available Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm.


Commercial Passenger Vehicles Victoria has a multi-purpose taxi program for people with a disability.

To request the service, complete their online application form.

Help with Dementia

The National Dementia Helpline is a free telephone service that provides information and advice to: 

  • people living with dementia 
  • people concerned about changes to memory and thinking 
  • people living with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) 
  • family, friends and carers of people living with dementia 
  • people who work in health and aged care 

The helpline can be contacted by phone on 1800 100 500 or via their website.

The National Dementia Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. 

If you require the assistance of an interpreter, please call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450. 

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, please call the National Relay Service on 133 677.

University of the Third Age (U3A)

U3A Online is the world-first virtual University of the Third Age delivering online learning via the Internet.  

All that's needed to study online is access to a computer, tablet or other device with an Internet connection - and some basic computing skills. 

U3A Online is an individual, independent and autonomous. U3A Online offers many other useful resources for older people, especially those who are geographically, physically or socially isolated.