Financial counsellors provide a free, confidential and independent service.
Financial Counsellors can:
Help you organise your finances and do a budget
Suggest ways to improve your financial situation
See if you are eligible for government assistance
Negotiate repayment arrangements with your creditors
Explain your options and their consequences, including debt recovery procedures, bankruptcy and other alternatives
Help you apply for a hardship variation
Refer you to other services, for example, a gambling helpline, family support, personal counselling or community legal aid
Financial counsellors can also help with the following problems:
Debts that you are struggling to pay
Threatening letters or harassment by debt collectors
Debt recovery through the courts
House eviction, disconnection of gas, electricity, phone etc.
Uninsured car accidents, taxation debts and unpaid fines
If you are having financial difficulties, contact a financial counsellor as soon as possible. They can help you come up with a plan to sort out your money problems.
To make an appointment
Call (08) 6253 9500
Monday to Friday
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sussex Street provides this service to people in the Town of Victoria Park, including suburbs of Victoria Park, East Victoria Park, Bentley, Lathlain St James and Carlisle.
This service is funded through the Western Australian Department of Community Development.