Service NSW is here to help people and businesses impacted by severe storms and floods.
Emergency contacts and services
For July 2022 storms and flood clean-up support, please contact the SES on 132 500.
Food and essential items
If you're isolated by flooding and need resupply of food or essential items, call the SES on 132 500.
Disaster relief payments and grants available for people directly affected by storms and floods.
Information on the relief packages and financial and practical assistance available to businesses.
Disaster Assistance Finder
Complete our online questionnaire to receive a personalised list of available programs and services.
Grants and programs
Flood grant support sessions
Northern Rivers residents and businesses can book a support session for help with their grant application.
Back Home grant
Financial support to restore your property or replace essential household items.
Property assessment program for owners whose property has been damaged or destroyed.
Rental support payment
Support for people in highly impacted suburbs who need short-term accommodation.
Flood debris clean-up program
For March 2021 and Feb/March 2022 flood events, you can request clean-up of large or hazardous man-made flood debris on private land.
Service NSW customer care
Book an appointment
Our flood recovery customer care service provides personalised one-on-one support. Make a booking to speak to a customer care specialist.
Find a recovery centre
Information and access to services including accommodation, financial assistance and replacing lost documents.
Support and resources
Find out about support for your home and household items.
Advice on cleaning up and managing waste removal.
Find out about reducing the risk of illness and infections.
Services and resources for mental health.
Traffic, road and rail closures and information on concessions and refunds available for vehicle and boat registration and licences.
Get access to assistance for livestock, pets and injured wildlife.
Documents that have been damaged or destroyed can be replaced or reissued free of charge.
Advice and support on insurance and legal matters.
Search this directory of local organisations for support near you.
Natural disaster declarations have been made in local government areas across NSW.
Find out about disaster assistance available from the Australian Government.
Services, information and resources to help you recover after a storm or flood.
Access programs and services relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Find out where to donate, and how your donations help.
Register as an emergency volunteer in response to the NSW floods.