Financial Counselling

Samaritans provides financial counselling in Newcastle and throughout NSW

Samaritans supports people facing financial difficulties. We provide free, confidential and independent financial counselling in Newcastle, Maitland & surrounds and the Manning region.

What financial counselling services do the Samaritans provide?

If you are:

  • Having trouble paying bills
  • Being chased for outstanding payments
  • About to get property repossessed
  • Behind in rent or house payments
  • Finding it hard to manage your money
  • Needing help to negotiate with creditors


Your first appointment

We will listen carefully to your situation and together we will work out the best options for you.

Bring with you:

  • Details of your income or Centrelink statement
  • Details of your usual expenses; food, electricity, rent, rates, vehicle expenses etc
  • Copies of letters from creditors or banks
  • Bank statements
  • Letter from your doctor if you are suffering ill health

Click on the relevant brochure below and phone us to make an appointment.

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