If you are experiencing financial difficulty, you can call MoneyHelp. MoneyHelp is a government-funded telephone financial counselling service. Depending on daily demand, MoneyHelp will either provide you with relevant financial counselling information and advice based on your circumstances, or refer you to a financial counselling service in your area.
How MoneyHelp financial counsellors can help
Financial counsellors can assist people experiencing financial difficulty by identifying, presenting and clarifying options in regards to money problems and providing information and advice about:
- credit and debt related matters
- the rights of debtors
- the pros and cons of bankruptcy
- working out a realistic payment plan for debts, and
- other specialist support services including gambling, family support, personal counselling, legal aid and emergency relief.