Council has provided emergency funding to 19 local community organisations to support those affected by the impact of COVID -19 (coronavirus) on the Northern Beaches. See the list of recipients and grant funded projects below.


 Organisation NameProjectApproved Funding (ex GST)
Cancer Patients Foundation Look Good Feel Better workshops for cancer patients. Transitioning their program online with at home kits for 60 Northern Beaches residents.


Two Shoes Network Facilitating online and in-person recreation activities and camps for young adults with disabilities from the Northern Beaches, adapting to a COVID-19 environment.


Be Centre Foundation Play Therapy for disadvantaged children on the Northern Beaches, increasing capacity to help support children’s mental health with an increase in demand due to COVID-19. $12,000
One Meal It Makes A Difference Expansion of the Community Co-op Northern Beaches program, distributing food hampers and essential items to meet needs of Northern Beaches residents due to COVID-19.$15,000
Sevenmile COVID-19 business recovery training to support local Northern Beaches businesses in recovery and adapting in a COVID-19 environment.$8,500
The Link Community CareExpansion of the COVID-19 – Carehamper program, providing staple groceries, bread and cooked meals to people in need.$15,000
Northern Beaches Multicultural CommunitiesStay Connected & Protected Program – addressing social isolation and mental impacts of COVID-19 in Northern Beaches CALD seniors.$10,400
Community Northern BeachesExpansion of the Homeless Outreach Service (HOS) – meeting additional need and providing essential crisis case management for people experiencing or facing homelessness on the Northern Beaches due to the COVID-19 pandemic.$15,000
Relationships Australia NSW'Radiant' – simplifying pathways to mental health and relationship support during and after COVID-19, addressing increased mental health issues associated with financial stressors and unemployment for families on the Northern Beaches.$15,000
CatholicCare Diocese of Broken BayPractical support for women and children leaving domestic violence, addressing increased instances of domestic violence during the COVID-19 crisis.$10,000
StreetWork AustraliaKickStart mentoring through COVID-19 - supporting vulnerable young people in a pandemic affected environment.$7,200
Forest Men's KitchenSupporting men in isolation to cook – tackling social isolation for vulnerable seniors, providing social connection by transitioning programs online.$5,847
The Cottage Counselling CentreAffordable counselling for people on the Northern Beaches – meeting increased demand in the community by assisting individuals struggling with anxiety and depression. $10,000
Autism Spectrum Australia (ASPECT)Learning supports and resources for children with autism at Aspect Vern Barnett School.$5,450
SunnyfieldKeeping positive during COVID – addressing isolation amongst shared living residents in the Northern Beaches by funding equipment and resources to engage in meaningful activities and stay socially engaged.$5,750
Lifeline Northern BeachesResponse to COVID-19 24/7 Telephone Crisis Supporter Centre Cleaning.$3,120
Police Citizens Youth Club NSW - Northern Beaches BranchFit for Life / Fit for Change program – expanding delivery of early intervention program for vulnerable youth to meet increased referrals on the Northern Beaches.$11,450
Bridge Housing Bridging the Gap - supporting newly housed Northern Beaches tenants through the provision of a personalised data, hardware and support package.$13,120.50
St Vincent de Paul Society NSWVinnies StayingSafe A New Start – supporting the provision of emergency accommodation to families on the Northern Beaches in relation to Domestic Violence.$15,000