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Below is a list of financial services, including financial counselling, planning and advice services. If you can’t find local financial support services for your area, there is a list of state and national financial support services at the bottom of this page.
|Financial Counselling Services assist individuals and families on low incomes experiencing financial difficulties. CFSS WA Ltd works with clients to resolve financial crises such as the risk of legal action, loss of essential services or eviction. Services offer information, conduct assessments and provide options and supports to assist consumers address identified problems and manage their financial situation more effectively. This service also provides support to people throughout the Gascoyne Region, Gascoyne Junction, Mungullah Community and Burringurrah Community.|
|This Service provides free information, options and support to those who are experiencing difficulties with money.
Financial Counsellors can:
This service does not provide financial advice in regards to investments.
|Centrelink provides a range of services on behalf of Australian Government Departments including providing financial assistance for eligible candidates, support services for families, the elderly, the sick or injured, people with disabilities, young & adult job seekers, recent immigrants, carers, people undertaking or planning to undertake study or training, the self-employed, retired people & those planning retirement, the bereaved, people recently separated or divorced and people in crisis.|
|Emergency relief helps people to address their immediate basic needs in times of financial crisis or hardship through material or financial aid (e.g. vouchers, clothes and food parcels). Support is offered in a way that maintains the dignity of individuals and families and encourages self-reliance. As well as financial and material support, Mission Australia also link people with services in the community to help them address the challenges that are affecting their financial wellbeing. Emergency Relief is available every Tuesday morning in Carnarvon by appointment only. Please telephone at 8am on the day Emergency Relief is available to arrange an appointment.|
The Sir James Mitchell Fund is used to assist those who may need a helping hand. Applications for assistance are considered on an individual basis and are completely confidential. Assistance is in the form of IGA food cards, health expenses and other general assistance. It does not assist with whitegoods, rental bonds and arrears, utility bills (electricity, gas, water etc), car registration/maintenance, travel or funeral expenses.
Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) provide information and referral, a low-cost legal advice service on a wide range of issues, and a mediation service.
Their services include:
If you need support to complete your application, you can download a step-by-step guide.
Rural Financial Counselling Services WA (RFCS WA) services are available to: