To find your nearest free financial counsellor click on the ‘I need help button above’ and enter your suburb. You can also call the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007.
BUSHFIRE ASSISTANCE: Financial recovery following a natural disaster can feel overwhelming. Financial counsellors provide a FREE service, working alongside you to share the load. Information regarding grants, insurance issues, advocacy with organisations you owe money to, or equip you to advocate, if you prefer.
Click on the picture below to see how a financial counsellor can assist.
Click on the Following Tiles For Information to Help with the the Effects of COVID-19.
Who FCAWA are
The Financial Counsellors’ Association of Western Australia is WA’s peak body for financial counsellors and provides information and support to financial counsellors practising in WA.
Please refer to our self-help tools in ‘I can’t pay my debts’ to find a range of resources that may assist you with financial issues.
You can also locate your nearest free financial counsellor by going to ‘I need help’ and then entering your postcode or suburb. If there is no financial counselling service in your suburb zoom in on the map and locate a service close to you. You can also call the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007.
Financial Fundamentals – Training and Consultations
Financial Awareness Workshop
Offering case/support workers training on how to support their clients that are struggling financially (3 hour workshop)
Financial Hardship Training
Offering employees an understanding of financial hardship to meet their obligations to provide financial hardship options to debtors (3 hour workshop)
Financial Hardship Policy Consultation
Offering policy developers support to develop a hardship policy or review a draft or existing policy in line with obligations, best practice and legislation (up to 2 hours consultation)
*Workshops/Training (up to 20 people) include a comprehensive training booklet and other takeaway resources.
*Enquiries for the workshops, training and consultations can be made via our online form found in ‘contact us’ on our website.