Anglicare Tasmania provides a free financial counselling service throughout Tasmania which is independent, non-judgemental and confidential.
Our counsellors are qualified and professional. They can help you organise your budget, suggest ways to manage any debt you have 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.
Call the national helpline on 1800 007 007 and you will be transferred to a Financial Counsellor in Tasmania.
Are you worried about how you will cover the cost of living now or in the future? Our counsellors can assist you with one-to-one budget coaching. This includes updating your current budget or helping you create a brand new one.
If you have issues with paying your bills our counsellors can help you by:
To speak to one of our financial counsellors just ring the National Helpline on 1800 007 007.
If you would prefer to chat to a counsellor online there is a live chat service on the national debt website www.ndh.org.au
You can speak to someone on the phone number or chat Monday to Friday, 9.30am – 4.30pm
The National 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 the phone.
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.
We have an office located at:
Our counsellors also regularly visit the outer suburbs and rural communities in Tasmania and the Tasmanian prisons.
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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 Tasmanian Government through the Department of Premier and Cabinet.