Our Financial Counsellors

The Financial Counselling Network is a partnership of community service organisations and local government who provide expert financial counselling services across the Perth metropolitan area. All member organisations are not-for-profit and our financial counsellors do not benefit from the support provided to you.

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AnglicareWA

AnglicareWA provides 70 services from 50 locations around the state, from Albany in the south to Broome in the north. It remains one of Western Australia’s most diverse community service organisations, offering services across six major portfolios: relationships, finances, housing, youth, community and training.

AnglicareWA supports people, families and their communities cope with the challenges of life by building their resilience and capacity. Their philosophy is to support people through each stage of life’s journey. Services are available to all members of the community and their work is achieved in a spirit of reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Western Australians.

Location
Joondalup

Sanori House
Level 1, 126 Grand Boulevard
Joondalup WA 6027

Tel: 1300 11 44 46
Armadale

Unit 5, 122 Forrest Road
Armadale WA 6112

Tel: 1300 11 44 46
Rockingham

14 Council Avenue
Rockingham WA 6168

Tel: 1300 11 44 46
Australian Red Cross

Relief in times of crisis and care when it’s needed most

We are a member of the Australian Council for International Development and abide by its Code of Conduct for Non-Government Organisations, which sets minimum standards of governance, management and accountability. Adherence to the Code is monitored by an independent Code of Conduct committee.

Red Cross is registered with the independent national regulator of charities, the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, under ABN 50 169 561 394.

Location
Kwinana

Level 1, 2 Robbos Way
Kwinana Town Centre WA 6167

Tel: 9419 7237
Blue Sky Community Group

The Blue Sky Community Group works in partnership with their local, culturally diverse, community to deliver a range of services in and around Lockridge.

Blue Sky Community Group aims to empower residents with the education, support, and motivation necessary to improve the quality of their lives. Being part of the community is important. It assists them to recognise the issues effecting locals in real time, which means their responses are virtually immediate.

Location
Lockridge

34 Diana Crescent
Lockridge WA 6054

Tel: 9376 9999
Morley

Unit 24 / 29 Collier Rd.
Morley WA 6062

Tel: 9376 9999
City of Cockburn

The City of Cockburn provides services to its growing residential population of over 106,000 people in the following areas: community safety; library services; environmental health; support services to families, children, youth, seniors, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and people with disabilities; childcare services; waste collection and recycling; planning and building; recreation and cultural services; roads and footpath; as well as a number of capital works projects. The City’s financial counselling service has been operating successfully for over 20 years, and works within an integrated and holistic model of service provision, which aims to meet current and emerging community needs.

The City of Cockburn is a large Local Government Authority, operating for 35 years, and has provided state and commonwealth funded human services since 1993 so has a long history of high quality service provision.

Location
Success

Cockburn Health & Community Facility
11 Wentworth Parade
Success WA 6164

Tel: 9411 3444
Coolbellup

Coolbellup Hub
90 Cordelia Avenue
Coolbellup
WA 6163

Tel: 9411 3444
Communicare

We aim to create community inclusion and community safety by working collaboratively with individuals, families and communities to facilitate social and economic inclusion for all and establish and sustain safe and healthy communities.

Established in 1977, we have developed into a dynamic not-for-profit organisation with an enduring reputation as a community organisation that genuinely cares.

Location
Cannington

28 Cecil Avenue
Cannington WA 6107

Tel: 9251 5777
Mirrabooka

44 Mirrabooka Ave
Mirrabooka WA 6061

Tel: 9440 5822
FinUCAre

FinUCAre is a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status, registered with the Australian Charities for Not for Profit Commission (ACNC). We are a community service outreach of Mandurah Uniting Church and South Mandurah Uniting Church established in accordance with Uniting Church in Australia Act 1976 within the Western Australian Parliament.

We have operated in the Peel Region since 2005 offering Financial Services to the community.

Location
Byford

St Aidan's Anglican Church
21 Clifton Street
Byford WA 6122

Tel: 0434 409 501
Foothills Information and Referral Service

FIRS is a not for profit, community based organisation that is overseen by a volunteer board. FIRS has been providing, accessible, non judgmental, non discriminatory services to families and individuals within the Shire of Kalamunda since 1992.

FIRS is funded by the Department of Local Government and Communities and the Shire of Kalamunda.

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Location
Forrestfield

35 Edinburgh Road
Forrestfield WA 6058

Tel: 9359 1253
Gosnells Community Legal Centre

Gosnells Community Legal Centre Inc. promote basic human rights, including housing, income, equality, freedom and dignity, by a variety of support services to resolve legal, economic or social issues. The Centre’s Vision is for an environment where everyone feels safe, empowered and able to fully participate in their community.

Gosnells Community Legal Centre is one of over 200 Community Legal Centres in Australia that form the National Association of Community Legal Centres. They are a not-for-profit, non-government community based organisation. All their staff offer confidential, non-judgemental information, advice and assistance to low income earners.

Location
Gosnells

Suite 1, 2232 Albany Highway
Gosnells WA 6110

Tel: 9398 1455
Midlas

Midland Information Debt and Legal Advocacy Service Inc (Midlas) is a not-for-profit community agency based in Midland that provides financial counselling, tenancy advocacy, disability advocacy and legal service to people throughout the north east region of Perth. Supporting people in their community for over three decades, Midlas has a long-standing strong commitment to improving lives.

Their mission is to partner with individuals and organisations to promote independence, strength and well being in their community through support, advocacy, and education.

Location
Midland

23 Old Great Northern Highway
Midland WA 6056

Tel: 9250 2123
Ellenbrook

Charlotte’s Vineyard Pavilion
Charlottes Vineyard Oval Everard Ave
Ellenbrook WA 6069

Tel: 9250 2123
Mission Australia

Mission Australia offers a wide range of integrated solutions over the long term, through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development.

The organisation’s goal is to reduce homelessness and strengthen communities through homelessness initiatives and affordable housing, early learning and youth services, family support, and employment and skills development. Mission Australia is a Christian community service organisation that has been helping people to regain their independence for over 155 years.

Location
Belmont

311 Abernethy Road,
Cloverdale WA 6105

Tel: 9262 4200
The Patricia Giles Centre

YanchepThe Patrica Giles Centre aims to promote the right of women and children to live free from violence by providing emotional and practical support to, and advocacy on behalf of, those experiencing family and domestic violence, and related issues.

The Patricia Giles Centre was established in 1989 to provide accommodation and counselling services for women and children affected by domestic violence. Over the years this has expended to include additional services such as support groups and culturally specific services.

Location
Yanchep

Yanchep Community Centre,
7 Lagoon Dr,
Yanchep WA 6035

Tel: 0477 110 887
Scarborough

110 Scarborough Beach Road,
Scarborough WA 6019

Tel: 0437 213 251
Southcare

Southcare provide health, wellbeing and capacity building services to people in need so that they can stay independent, in control and make the most of their opportunities and potential. They work within the areas of aged care, finances, Aboriginal family support, leadership training and community amenity.

Southcare’s services, focused in the south of Perth, are personal, caring and connected to the communities around them. They are committed to making a difference in the lives of the people they work with and for the wider community by creating strong people and strong communities.

Location
Manning

54 Bickley Crescent
Manning WA 6152

Tel: 9450 6233
Sussex Street Community Law Service Inc

Sussex Street has a long history of providing social welfare services commencing in 1978 and legal advice commencing in 1982.

Sussex Street Community Law Service Inc is a ‘non profit’ non government community based organisation that provides access to accountable, non judgemental and effective legal services to low income people in the community

Location
Canningvale

Star Family Medical Centre
265 Bannister Road
Canning Vale, WA,6155

Tel: 6253 9500
The Spiers Centre

The Spiers Centre Inc. provides assistance through their emergency relief and financial counselling programs, and through the provision of personal development programs and support groups and by engaging volunteers in a variety of activities. They operate in a network of locations across the northern suburbs of Perth.

The Spiers Centre is committed to building a strong caring community free of adversity. They make a positive difference through supporting and empowering individuals by relieving poverty, misfortune and distress.

Location
Heathridge

2 Albatross Court
Heathridge WA 6027

Tel: 9401 2699
Girrawheen

11 Partrick Court
Girrawheen WA 6064

Tel: 9402 2699
UnitingCare West

UnitingCare West delivers over 30 programs in a diverse range of interrelated community services, focusing on those people most in need in the areas of independent living and accommodation, mental health and disability, community and family. Programs and services are delivered across multiple locations in Western Australia, with an aim to locate services where people most in need can easily access them.

UnitingCare West is a community services agency of the Uniting Church that touches the lives of thousands of families and individuals each year. The organisation is founded on Christian principles and values with the particular Christian ethos of the Uniting Church in Australia. UnitingCare West is part of the UnitingCare national network of more than 400 Uniting Church agencies providing community services to over 1.8 million Australians each year.

Location
Perth

5/5 Aberdeen Street
East Perth WA 6004

Tel: 9220 1255
Merriwa

56 Baltimore Parade
Merriwa WA 6030

Tel: 9220 1255
Fremantle

10-12 Market Street,
Fremantle WA 6160

Tel: 9220 1255
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