Financial Counselling

Financial Counselling

Supporting you through financial crisis

Financial Counselling is a free and confidential service that assists people to work through their finances and increases their financial skills and knowledge.

Lifeline WA’s financial counsellors provide assistance to help you resolve financial hardship and information about possible ways of dealing with financial problems including:

  • Tailoring a sustainable budget

  • Information about government assistance and entitlements

  • Negotiating outstanding bills

  • Debt negotiation and/or consolidation

  • Information on bankruptcy and consumer credit issues 

We are committed to supporting clients with their finances.

Our counsellors provide one-on-one intensive support, including the provision of information, advocacy, referrals to other services and liaison with relevant service providers in the wider Perth metropolitan area.  We do not provide emergency or financial relief.

We give clients the tools to deal with financial issues, enabling them to plan for long term financial stability and to budget for the future.

Lifeline WA values your privacy and is bound by the National Privacy and is bound by the National Privacy Principles in our handling of personal information.

To book an appointment call (08) 9261 4444

Who is financial counselling for?

Financial Counselling is for anyone seeking financial information. We provide assistance to help you resolve financial hardship and information about possible ways of dealing with financial problems. 

What will it cost?

Financial Counselling is a free face-to-face confidential service. 

Where are we located?

Our Financial Counselling service is delivered at:

Northbridge office 
Suite 44a, 7 Aberdeen Street
Northbridge WA 6003

Hillarys Office
Whitfords Library
Corner Marmion and Banks Avenue
Hillarys WA 6025


Northbridge office

Hillarys office

Other Services


Online and telephone counselling for young adults (12-25 year olds)
1800 650 890

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  •    Suicide Call Back Service

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1800 552 002

1800 184 527 or Online Chat

My Aged Care
1800 200 422

Find your local Community Resource Centre

Financial Counsellors Association of WA

National Debt Helpline

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