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Financial Counselling

UCWB Financial Counsellors provide information, support and advocacy to people in financial difficulty. We provide a free, non-judgemental and confidential service.

Financial Counsellors can explain how to manage financial problems as well as their consequences. Financial Counsellors can assist by speaking to creditors, negotiating repayment arrangements or in applying for hardship (where applicable).

This service is available to anybody experiencing financial difficulties and interpreters are also available at no charge.

Financial Counsellors offer support and advocacy for the following issues:

·      Eligibility for government assistance
·      Organise and prepare a budget
·      Disconnection (or threat) of gas, electricity and telephone services
·      Mortgage arrears and threat of repossession
·      Rent arrears and threat of eviction
·      Threatening letters and phone calls from debt collectors
·      Debt recovery through courts
·      Unpaid fines, taxation debts, loan arrears
·      Variations based on hardship
·      Bankruptcy and other alternatives

 

Referrals can also be made to other services.

For more information please download our brochure.

UCWB Financial Counsellors are also registered with the BSWAT Payment Scheme. If you have had your wages calculated using the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool, click here for more information.

 

Financial Counselling appointments are available at the following locations. Please call their direct number to make an appointment.

North

5 Marmione Avenue Blair Athol   SA   5084
Tel: 08 8245 7100
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

South

887 Marion Road Mitchell Park  SA   5043
Tel: 08 8245 7100
 
235 Sturt Road Sturt   SA   5047
Tel: 08 8245 7100
 
730 Marion Road Marion SA 5043
Tel: 08 8296 6455
 
 

 

East

212 Pirie Street Adelaide   SA   5000
Tel: 08 8245 7100
 
172 Montacute Road Rostrevor   SA   5073
Tel: 08 8245 7100
 
49 Edward Street Norwood   Sa   5067
Tel: 08 8245 7100
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

West

77 Gibson Street, Bowden
Tel: 08 8245 7100
 
62 Stroud Street North, Cheltenham  SA  5014
Tel: 08 8245 7100
 
222 Findon Road Findon   SA   5023
Tel: 08 8245 7100
 
212 Port Road Hindmarsh  SA  5007
Tel: 08 8245 7100
 
66 Ridley Grove Woodville Gardens   SA   5012
Tel: 08 8245 7100
 
342-346 Torrens Road Croydon Park SA 5008
Tel: 08 8245 7100
 
Hamra Centre Library  (After Hours Service. 6-8pm Thursdays)
1 Brooker Terrace Hilton    SA    5033
Tel: 08 8416 6228
 
 
 

Useful Resources

ASIC’s MoneySmart

Dept Self Help 

Government of South Australia Affordable Living 

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