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Doors Open At Flood Recovery Assistance Point In Cowra

Written by: The Cowra Phoenix

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Steph Cooke MP with Cowra Shire Mayor Cr Bill West at clean up for Cowra Floods

A Recovery Assistance Point will operate in Cowra from Thursday 24 November to help individuals, families, farmers and business owners recover from flooding.

Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke said Recovery Assistance Points bring together NSW Government agencies, Commonwealth agencies, the local council, community organisations and welfare bodies all under the one roof.

“As we transition from response to recovery, it can be difficult for people to know where to start,” Ms Cooke said.

“Recovery Assistance Points function as the first port of call for people needing to access the various types of flood recovery support available.”

“Whether you need to replace damaged documents, receive assistance with the physical clean-up, access emergency accommodation or utilise mental health services, I encourage everyone who has been impacted by the severe storm and flooding to visit.”

Recovery Assistance Points continue to be stood up across NSW to connect individuals, families, farmers and business owners with a range of services and offer support, as they begin the long and difficult clean-up, rebuilding and recovery process.

The Recovery Assistance Point will operate at Cowra Regional Art Gallery, 77 Darling Street Cowra on:

  • Thursday, 24 November from 10am to 4pm; and
  • Friday, 25 November from 10am to 4pm.

For the most up-to-date Recovery Assistance Point details, visit www.service.nsw.gov.au/floods/recovery-centres.

Service NSW is operating as an online one-stop shop for anyone wanting assistance remotely, with Customer Care specialists also available over the phone on 13 77 88.

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