Financial Services – Geraldton

No Interest Loan Scheme

Financial Support

No Interest Loans (NILS) provide individuals and families on low incomes with access to safe, fair and affordable credit.

Loans are available for essential goods and services such as fridges, washing machines, car repairs and medical procedures for up to $1,500. Repayments are set at an affordable amount over 12 to 18 months.

Eligibility:

  •  Health Care Card/ Pension Card or earn less than $45 000 a year after tax ($60 000 for couples or people with dependants)
  • Lived at current or previous address for at least 3 months
  • Capacity to repay the loan

Phone13 NILS (13 64 57)
Website urlhttps://nils.com.au/

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Regional Alliance West

Financial Counselling

This Service provides free information, options and support to those who are experiencing difficulties with money.

Financial Counsellors can:

  • Help to organise a budget
  • Explain what to do if you can’t pay bills, debts or fines
  • Assist with working out payment arrangements with creditors
  • Inform you of Government assistance and entitlements
  • Advocate for you if you want to challenge a decision that affects you
  • Explain options regarding bankruptcy
  • HUGS – Hardship Utility Grant Schemes

AddressLotteries House 1/114 Sanford Street
 GERALDTON WA 6531
Phone(08) 9938 0600
Emailleeanner@raw.org.au OR chris@raw.org.au
Website urlhttps://raw.org.au/services/

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Regional Alliance West

Money Management

Workers can support community members and their families with money management.

They can help you to:

  • Work out your money goals
  • Create a budget
  • put money aside for special occasions
  • Understand banking and finance

 

AddressLotteries House 1/114 Sanford Street
 GERALDTON WA 6531
Phone(08) 9938 0600
Emailleeanner@raw.org.au OR chris@raw.org.au
Website urlhttps://raw.org.au/services/

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Geraldton Greenough Financial Services

Financial Service

Geraldton Greenough Financial Services provide a full range of financial planning, taxation and legal services to all of our clients. We have access to a huge reservoir of technical expertise and practical experience dealing with a wide range of areas.

These include investments, risk insurance, superannuation and self-managed superannuation, estate planning, retirement and aged care planning, business advice and inter-generational financial planning.

Address130 Augustus Street
 GERALDTON WA 6530
Phone08 9964 2522
Emailenquiries@ggfs.com.au
Website urlhttps://www.ggfs.com.au/

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Geraldton Service Centre

Service Centre

Centrelink delivers a range of government payments and services for retirees, the unemployed, families, carers, parents, people with disabilities, Indigenous Australians, students, apprentices and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and provides services at times of major change.

AddressCnr Forrest Street & Chapman Road
 GERALDTON WA 6530
Website urlhttps://findus.servicesaustralia.gov.au/?locationid=535851&submittopage=locatorprofile.asp

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State and National Financial Support Services

MoneySmart

Financial Support Service

ASIC's MoneySmart website is for all Australians - young or old, rich or poor, investing or paying off debt.

 

Website urlhttps://www.moneysmart.gov.au/

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Financial Counselling Australia

National Debt Hotline

National Debt Helpline is a not-for-profit service that helps people tackle their debt problems. We’re not a lender and we don’t ‘sell’ anything or make money from you. Our professional financial counsellors offer a free, independent and confidential service.

Phone1800 007 007
Website urlhttps://ndh.org.au/

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Your Toolkit

Domestic and Family Violence financial support service

The aim of Your Toolkit is to provide you and your family with support and help on the path to a more independent, confident and safe life. It has been built in consultation with women who have experienced domestic and family violence, support workers and industry professionals who understand the needs of women and families experiencing abuse.

 

Website urlhttps://yourtoolkit.com.au/

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Rural Financial Counselling Services

Financial Services

The RFCS services all types of farming including livestock, grain, fruit and vegetables. Since starting it has been extended to cover professional fishing, forestry and small rural businesses that support these industries, such as fencing, harvesting, spraying or stock management contracting.

RFCS is focused on the financial aspects of the enterprise, especially long term financial sustainability. It works with tools in business analysis and planning, personal goal setting and debt management. It can help access government assistance programs.

Their “Counsellors” are country people, farmers and from farming families in the main, with skills, knowledge, experience and formal qualifications in business financial management.

 

Phone1800 612 004 or (08) 9964 7033
Emailadmin@rfcswa.com.au
Website urlhttps://rfcswa.com.au/

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