Find Local Help

People from all walks of life and circumstances speak to financial counsellors. Financial counsellors are non-judgmental,trained professionals who provide information support and advocacy to people in financial difficulty. Based in community organisations, financial counselling services are free, independent and confidential.

You can talk to a financial counsellor by ringing 1800 007 007. The free hotline is open Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday. When you call this number, you will be automatically transferred to the phone service in your state. If you are ringing from a mobile phone, you can ask the service to call you back.

Victoria

Credit and Debt Hotline: 1800 808 488

Website: http://www.cclcnsw.org.au

Financial Counsellors' Association
of New South Wales:1300 914 408

Website: http://www.fcan.com.au

New South Wales

Care Financial Counselling Service: 02 6257 1788

Website: http://www.carefcs.org

Salvation Army Moneycare: 02-6247 3635

Website:http://www.salvos.org.au/need-help/financial-troubles/

Lifeline gambling and financial counselling: 02 6247 0655

Australian Capital Territory

Consumer Action Law Centre: 03 9629 6300

Legal advice for the public:ᅠ 03 9629 6300 / 1800 466 477

Legal advice for consumer caseworkers:ᅠ 03 9602 3326

Website: http://www.consumeraction.org.au

MoneyHelp: 1800 007 007

Not-for-profit Victorian Government service providing free, confidential financial counselling for Victorians experiencing job loss or reduced working hours.

Website:http://www.moneyhelp.org.au

South Australia

Uniting Care Wesley Adelaide 08 8202 5180

referral to a financial counsellor

Northern Community Legal Service: 08 8281 6911

South Australian Financial Counsellors Association:

Website:http://www.safca.info/

Relationships Australia (SA)

www.rasa.org.au

Western Australia

Financial Counselling Hotline: 1800 007 007

Consumer Credit Legal Service: 08 9221 7066

Financial Counsellors Association of Western Australia:
08 9325 1617

Website: http://www.financialcounsellors.org

Tasmania

Anglicare Financial Counselling Service: 1800 243 232

Website: www.anglicare-tas.org.au

Consumer Credit Advocate, Hobart Community Legal Service: 1800 232 500

Relationships Australia Tasmania: 1300 364 277

Queensland

Financial First Aid: 1800 007 007

phone financial counselling service

Financial Counsellors Association of Queensland

Website: http://www.fcaq.com.au

referral to a financial counsellor

Northern Territory

Financial Counselling Hotline: 1800 007 007

Somerville Community Services

Darwin 08 8920 4100

Katherine 08 8972 5100

Palmerston Financial Counselling Centre 08 89316200

Website:http://www.somerville.org.au/

Anglicare NT Financial Counselling

Darwin Financial Counselling Service Tel: 08 8985 0000

Katherine Financial Counselling Service Tel: 08 8972 1571

East Arnhem Financial Counselling Service Tel: 08 8987 3022

Top End Financial Counselling Service Tel: 08 8985 0000

Alice Springs Financial Counselling Service Tel: 08 8951 8000

Tangentyere Council Financial Counselling Service

Telephone 08 8951 4257

Website:http://www.tangentyere.org.au/

Last updated: 16/04/2020 04:42