Money Advice and Debt Counselling Directory

The below services are available to help anyone experiencing financial difficulties or hardship.

National Debtline

National Debt Helpline is a not-for-profit service that helps people tackle their debt problems. Their professional financial counsellors offer a free, independent and confidential service.  Call 1800 007 007 or visit their website at http://www.ndh.org.au

Salvation Army

Their Moneycare program provides free and confidential financial counselling. Their services are not full time and there can be a waiting period for appointments. Contact can be made online or by calling your local Salvation Army office and requesting a call back from the MoneyCare team.

https://salvos.org.au/need-help/financial-assistance/financial-counselling/

South West Victoria

Bethany

Bethany provides financial counselling services to assist clients who are experiencing stress, disadvantage or debt due to their financial situation. These services are free. Freecall 1300 510 439.

Diversitat

You can speak to a Financial Counsellor by calling between 9 am and 12.30 pm each weekday, on (03) 5221 6044.  If they can’t take the call when you phone, they will call you back within 24 hours.

Salvation Army

Their Moneycare program provides free and confidential financial counselling. Their services are not full time and there can be a waiting period for appointments. Contact can be made online or by calling your local Salvation Army office and requesting a call back from the MoneyCare team.

https://salvos.org.au/need-help/financial-assistance/financial-counselling/

Bendigo

Joy Mason at Bendigo FMC (Mediation and Counselling), 65 Baxter Street, Bendigo – Call 5438 1300

Bendigo Family and Financial Services, 10 Myers Street, Bendigo –  Call 5441 5277

Anglicare Vic, 9 High Street, Bendigo – Call 5430 1200

Mallee

Mallee Family Care, 122 Ninth Street, Mildura VIC 3500 – Call 03 5023 5966

Metro

North East Financial Counselling Program – Kildonan uniting care  – Call 1800 002 992