Juggling household bills and debt?
Are you struggling to make your debt repayments?
Unsure about what your options are?
Need help managing your debts?
Debt Self Help puts you back in control.
People from all walks of life can find themselves in financial difficulty. Take some simple practical steps to get back on track.
Talking to a free, independent and non-judgmental financial counsellor is just a phone call away - ring the good people from the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007 (9.30 am - 4 pm). Financial counsellors work in community organisations. A financial counsellor is on your side, and no-one else’s.
What should I do if I'm in debt?
Start by taking a look at the advice that DSH offers. In the side navigtion menu you will find links to self help tools, fact sheets and verious useful templates that can assist you in communicating with financial instituions or employers.
Can accountants, financial advisors or lawyers help me?
They certainly can, but remember, the majority of these professional services are paid services, and as a result of this finding independent advisors, accountants and lawyers will take out of pocket expenses. The phone number listed above are for Free Financial Counsellers who can help you get back-on-track with debt.
Can you recommend me other financial service providers?
We have compiled a list of financial institutions that will be able to assist in your local area. You can find this here.