National Debt Helpline (formerly the Financial Counselling Hotline) 1800 007 007
The free helpline is open from 9:30am to 4pm, Monday to Friday. When you call this number you will be automatically transferred to the phone service in your state. There is also an online search facility to locate a financial counsellor at the South Australian Financial Counsellors Association.
Level 9, 80 King William Street ADELAIDE SA 5000
GPO Box 2604 ADELAIDE SA 5001
Telephone: 8112 4300, 1800 882 078
GAMBLING COUNSELLING SERVICES
Telephone: 8223 4566
Telephone: 1800 858 858
FINANCIAL COUNSELLING SERVICES
Financial counsellors can help you organise your finances, design a personal budget, negotiate with your creditors, explain debt recovery procedures,bankruptcy and other alternatives.
Their services are free.
321-325 King William Street ADELAIDE SA 5000
Telephone: (08) 8113 3777
Anglicare SA, Christies Beach
111 Beach Road CHRISTIES BEACH SA 5165
Telephone: 8186 8900
26 John Street SALISBURY SA 5108
Telephone: (08) 8281 6911
39 Florence Street FULLARTON SA 5063
Telephone: (08) 8408 6900
Tod Street GAWLER SA 5118
Telephone: (08) 8522 4522
10 Pitt Street ADELAIDE SA 5000
Telephone: (08) 8202 5111
77 Gibson Street BOWDEN 5007
Telephone: (08) 8245 7100
DEPARTMENT FOR CHILD PROTECTION FINANCIAL COUNSELLING SERVICES
Clients of the Department for Child Protection may be able to receive financial counselling services from the Department for Child Protection. For office locations and contact details visit the Department for Child Protection website.
OTHER TIPS AND TOOLS ON AFFORDABLE LIVING
Money Smart - Commonwealth Government website offering practical information about a range of issues
Doing it Tough- information from lenders about how to deal with financial harship
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