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Gosnells Community Legal Centre Inc. is dedicated to promoting social justice and equity by the provision of a range of services which support and empower people to resolve their legal, social and economic issues.
Financial Counselling

Financial Counselling

Financial Counselling

Financial counselling involves various forms of assistance with the key elements revolving around advocacy and negotiation. The Centre’s Financial Counsellors can:

  • Help prepare a household budget
  • Work with individuals and families risking disconnection of essential services such as electricity, gas and water.
  • Advocate and negotiate with telephone/internet service providers, financial institutions, debt collectors and other creditors
  • Advocate for/ provide information on consumer rights including information about consumer credit and independent dispute resolutions schemes
  • Provide information about bankruptcy and early release of superannuation
  • Assist and ensure access to concessions and entitlements
  • Make appropriate referrals to legal services, emergency relief services and other local services
  • Assistance with WA No Interest Loan Scheme applications

All our Financial Counsellors are members of the Financial Counsellors’ Association of Western Australia.

Useful Links

  • Money Smart

https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/

  • Financial Counsellors Association of WA

http://www.financialcounsellors.org/public/locations/

  • Consumer Credit Legal Service (WA) Inc.

http://cclswa.org.au/

  • WA No Interest Loan Scheme

http://www.wanils.asn.au/

  • Department of Commerce

http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/consumerprotection/

  • Financial Ombudsman Service

http://www.fos.org.au/

  • Credit and Investmant Ombudsman

http://www.cio.org.au/