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Financial Assistance

Having money troubles? 

Financial problems can affect anyone, anywhere, at any time. With debt building up, paying your rent or even buying food for your family can feel overwhelming.

Money troubles may leave people feeling lonely, embarrassed and isolated. If your financial situation gives you more of an icy shiver than a warm sense of safety, help is at hand. There are many services to help you get back on your feet.

Do you need urgent help?

If you find yourself in a sudden crisis, call us. We’ll listen and support you with immediate basic needs.

Are you in ACT, NSW or Queensland? 

Call our emergency relief team on 1300 371 288. We’ll listen to the issues you’re facing and direct you to your nearest SalvosConnect community centre, where you can pick up your pre-approved help package. 

Are you in the NT, SA, Tasmania, Victoria or WA?

Call or visit your nearest Salvos centre.

Financial counselling

Do you need practical step-by-step directions to help you leave money troubles behind for good?

Get free, confidential advice from caring, qualified counsellors who really listen to you without judgement.

Find out more about Financial Counselling

You're The Boss

Manage your money like a pro. Swap the pain of financial uncertainty for the peace and confidence that understanding brings with our award-winning financial-skill-building program, You’re the Boss.

Find out more about You're The Boss program

Financial Coaching

Get on top of your money matters before they get on top of you. Our financial coaching service can help you create a money plan and achieve your goals.

Find out more about Financial Coaching

No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS)

Sometimes we all need a little bit of extra help. If you’re on a low income and need a loan for essentials, apply for a no-interest loan today. It’s safer – and cheaper – than pay day loans, pawning your goods or renting appliances.

Find out more about NILS

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