Financial Literacy and Budgeting

A financial capability program designed to help you to improve and build your financial skills and capability.

Developing your financial skills

This program has been developed to provide personal support to people recovering from financial difficulty to help make managing tough times easier.

This is a free program supported by our team of qualified Financial Counsellors.

 

Who is it for?

The Financial Capability service is for people who require:

  • Budgeting support
  • Skills development to avoid or resolve financial difficulties
  • Increased capacity to manage money and to know where to get further help
  • Increased financial knowledge
  • Information about financial and/or credit contracts

 

How does it work?

Our Financial Counsellors can assist you by:

  • Assessing your income and advising on relevant entitlements, grants and concessions that may increase income and assist to pay or reduce your bills
  • Provide information on schemes that assist people on low income to pay their bills in manageable ways
  • Provide information on the No Interest Loan Scheme and Centrelink Advance to purchase essential items
  • Assist you with budgeting and managing your money

 

What does it cost?

The Financial Counselling and Capability service is free, independent and confidential.

 

What won’t our Financial Counsellors do?

  • We are not able to provide legal advice
  • We don’t have the capability to provide emergency  relief

 

Financial Literacy Education

Our Financial Counsellors are also available to facilitate community and workplace workshops to improve understanding of financial management and the financial industry.

 

Find out more about this service

Make an enquiry

This service is available at these locations

Get Support

Please make an enquiry if you would like to book an appointment for one of our services. Alternatively, you can live chat with us during business hours.

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