Financial Help for Families

State Schools' Relief

This help is provided by not-for-profit organisation State Schools’ Relief (SSR), which helps students through fundraising. For more information, see: Help for families facing hardship

Parents or carers with children in Victorian government schools may receive free or discounted:

  • new school uniforms
  • new school shoes
  • new textbooks

Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund (CSEF)

The Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund (CSEF) gives payments for eligible students to attend camps, sports and excursions.

The fund is available to families and carers:

  • holding means-tested concession cards
  • on bridging or temporary protection visas
  • in community detention
  • with students in out of home care
  • with students in statutory care.

For more information, contact your school or see: Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund