Financial counselling aims to raise the financial literacy of clients. To empower clients to regain control of their financial situation and learn life long skills that will assist them to make informed decisions in the future. This service is non-judgmental, confidential and free. Don't let bills, lack of money, creditors, maxed out credit cards get out of control.

This well established service provides a quality service to the people of Lake Macquarie. Funding is provided through the Office of Fair Trading.

Financial Counsellors provide:

  • Basic counselling and referral
  • Financial analysis and assessment
  • Information provision in credit and debt related areas
  • Options for remedying the crisis or difficulties
  • Advocacy for clients
  • Review on an ongoing basis, keeping things on track
  • Education, on a one on one or in a group situation

Financial Counselling:

  • Helps families stay together
  • Helps people in crisis regain control of their lives
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Reduces emotional crisis
  • Reduces the number of bankruptcies
  • Can facilitate the repayment of debt
  • ​Improves financial management skills

Referrals and appointments can be made by phoning (02) 4950 5108 

or by downloading the general referral form, filling in the relevant details and faxing to: (02) 4959 9299.

Covering Areas: Kilaben Bay, Blackalls Park, Bolton Point, Fennell Bay, Rathmines, Fassifern, Coal Point, Woodrising, Valentine, Marmong Point, Fishing Point, Buttaba, Booragul, Awaba, Eleebana, Arcadia Vale, Teralba, Croudace Bay, Wakefield, Wangi Wangi, Warners Bay, Speers Point, Floraville, Belmont, Marks Point, Myuna Bay, Belmont North, Belmont South, Boolaroo, Ryhope, Tingira Heights, Lakelands, Pelican, Mount Hutton, Jewells, Windale, Macquarie Hills, Blacksmiths, Bennetts Green, Little Pelican, Barnsley, Eraring, Argenton, Killingworth, Cardiff South, Swansea, Gateshead, Morisset, Bonnells Bay, Dora Creek, Cooranbong,