Financial Counselling Service

Anglicare provides free and confidential financial counselling throughout Tasmania for when money challenges make life difficult.

Our team of qualified professional counsellors can help you organise your budget, suggest ways to manage your debt, and refer you to other useful services. They can also advise on consumer credit law, debt enforcement practices, bankruptcy, industry hardship policies and government concessions.

This service is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.  To enquire about this service you must first contact the National Debt Helpline by calling 1800 007 007.

 

Ring 1800 007 007

What is financial counselling and what can it do for you?

 

How can our Financial Counsellors help you?

We provide a free, independent, non-judgemental and confidential financial counselling service

Our financial counsellors can assist anyone who is experiencing challenges with managing their finances.  They can work with you to develop a budget and debt management plan.

You can talk to one of our financial counsellors over the telephone weekdays between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm or meet with them at one of our state-wide offices.

Just call the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007 to arrange an appointment.

They can provide you information about:

  • your options for dealing with debt
  • negotiating with people you owe money to
  • your rights and responsibilities as a consumer
  • accessing your superannuation
  • bankruptcy and its alternatives
  • referral to legal services if needed; and
  • money management and budgeting.

What's Next?

1

Call the National Debt Helpline

To be referred to one of our financial counsellors you must first contact the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007.

If you would prefer to chat to a financial counsellor online they have a live chat service on their website www.ndh.org.au

They are open Monday to Friday, 9.30am – 4.30pm

2

Referral to Anglicare Tasmania

The National Debt Helpline will pass on your details to one of our financial counsellors.

Our counsellor will then contact you to arrange your first meeting either in person or over phone.

3

Meet with one of our Financial Counsellors

Your financial counsellor will meet with you and work with you on achieving your financial goals.

State-wide office locations

South

We have offices located at:

Our counsellors also regularly visit the outer suburbs and rural communities in Tasmania and the Tasmanian prisons.

North

We have an office located at:

Our counsellors also regularly visit the outer suburbs and rural communities in Tasmania and the Tasmanian prisons.

North West

We have offices located at:

Our counsellors also regularly visit the outer suburbs and rural communities in Tasmania and the Tasmanian prisons.

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Funding

The Financial Counselling Service is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. Visit dss.gov.au for more information. This service is also supported by the Crown through the Department of Communities Tasmania.

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