Financial health

Helping people understand their energy and water bills, save money on household usage, find a better deal and get assistance if they are struggling to pay their utility bills.

ConnectEd trains community workers, provides information sessions for community groups and individual case management with the aim of keeping people connected to energy, water and communications.

The team can help you identify available concessions, read your meters and energy bills, get a better deal, make a complaint and negotiate bill payments

 

 

How else can we support you?

StepUp loans

Interest free loans between $800 and $3000 for people on low incomes. There are no fees and you can take up to three years to pay back. your loan. StepUp loans can be used for items such as secondhand cars, medical fees, furniture etc.

No Interest Loans Scheme

Interest free loans of up to $1,500 for people on Centrelink incomes. There are no fees and you can have up to one year to pay back your loan. Can be used for furniture, white goods, car repairs etc.

Money Mentors

Help to plan a household budget, negotiate payment plans on bills, gain access to concessions, conduct a financial health check and gain access to the No Interest Loan Scheme. Available weekdays between 10am and 2.30pm at 77 Gibson Street, Bowden. No appointment necessary.

ConnectEd

Helping people understand their energy and water bills, save money on household usage, find a better deal and get assistance if they are struggling to pay their utility bills.

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Financial counselling

Our financial counselling service is free, confidential and non-judgmental and available to anyone experiencing financial difficulty to help them stop worrying about bills and be in control of their money.

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