Maitland Region Community Support

Help When You Need It


Managing money, raising kids and dealing with the unexpected can be overwhelming.  At Maitland Region Community Support, we connect individuals and families with the people, resources and services they need to overcome the challenges of life.

It can be hard to get the
right support

Get connected to community services in the Maitland region

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Useful Resources

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Maitland Region Community Support Local Programs


Not-for-profit community support since 1987

With a long-established partnership with the DCJ and decades of experience working with other community service providers, we provide on the ground assistance and strategic referrals to specialist services.

Our staff are experienced community workers with qualifications in early childhood, youth and disability support, child protection, mental health first aid and more.

We build genuine relationships to create a safer, stronger, vibrant and diverse local government area. 

Everyone needs a bit of help sometimes

We help you access the services and support you need. Whether it’s emergency relief, community programs or dealing with life admin, we’re here for you.




Maitland Region Community Support
Maitland Region Community Support
Maitland Region Community Support

3 steps to finding the right help

Step 1

We take the time to listen, without judgement.

Step 2

We’ll review the available support options with you.

Step 3

We connect you to the right people or services that can help.

Acknowledgement of Country

Maitland Region Community Support acknowledges the people of the Wonnarua, Worimi and Awabakal Nations as the traditional custodians of the land and pay our respects to elders past and present.  

You'll find us at
Arthur St, Rutherford

Food Support

Maitland Region Community Support

Need extra food? We always have something available to help you put food on the table.

Bill Assistance

Need help paying your electricity or gas bill? We can see if you’re eligible and help you apply.

Supported Playgroup

Maitland Region Local Community Support

We support parents and carers with children from birth up to 6 years in our weekly playgroup.