City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444

Financial Counselling Services

By Appointment only.

The City of Cockburn has a Financial Counselling Services that provides free and confidential assistance to its residents.

The Financial Counsellor aims to assist in the transfer of knowledge and skills to enable people to gain economic power over their lives. Financial Counsellor provides information and options, rather than advice.

The work of the Financial Counsellor can include:

  • Assist you with Consumer Credit issues.
  • Workshop.
  • Dissemination of printed information i.e. pamphlets, budgeting sheets etc.
  • Giving information about policies and laws relating to bills, debts and fines.
  • Informing about government assistance that may be available.
  • Helping to develop money management skills.
  • Referring people to other organisations that may be able to help.
  • Outline consumer rights and responsibilities.
  • Provide you with general information about Bankruptcy.

For an appointment, contact the Service nearest to your suburb between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday:

The City of Cockburn Financial Counselling Service operates from two locations on different days of the week:

Coolbellup Office - MONDAYS

90 Cordelia Avenue, Coolbellup

Phone: 08 9411 3444
Hours: 9am - 4pm on Mondays

Success Office - TUESDAYS TO FRIDAYS

Cockburn Integrated Health Facility
First Floor, Suite 14/11 Wentworth Parade,  Success 6164

Phone: 08 9411 3444
Hours: 9am - 4pm from Tuesday to Friday

Why wait for a booking with your Financial Counsellor when help and information is a click away!  

Please see the 'Helpful Websites' links below.

Helpful Websites

www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au
Guide of options and resources for people struggling with mortgage payments.

www.wacoss.org.au
Quick search of resources for emergency relief, substance issues, counseling, homelessness, legal resources, migrant services and many more.

www.moneyminded.com.au
An online financial education program endorsed by FCA developed by the ANZ bank.

www.commerce.wa.gov.au
Labor relations, WorkSafe & Consumer Protection.

www.moneysmart.gov.au
Money management, borrowing money, Superannuation investment, scams & tools & resources. Has a free budget & mortgage calculator.

www.wanils.asn.au
Information and contacts to apply for WA No Interest Loan Scheme

www.itsa.gov.au
Information for all areas of bankruptcy and forms required for debt agreements and all acts of bankruptcy.

www.financialcounsellors.org
Peak WA state body for Financial Counsellors and useful resources/links.

www.legalaid.wa.gov.au
Legal information and options.

www.centrelink.gov.au
Information on government payments, amounts and eligibility.

www.fos.org.au/centric
Financial Ombudsman Service assisting people in dispute with their financial provider.

www.housing.wa.gov.au
Information on eligibility for rental or purchased housing, bond assistance and resources for current tenants.

www.tenanthelp.com.au
Information, contacts and resources for tenants in rental properties living in WA.

www.csa.gov.au
Forms, support services, payment estimate calculator and updates for payees and receivers of child support payments.

www.smallbusiness.wa.gov.au
Information and resources for small business operators in trouble including a low cost alternative dispute resolution service.

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Need more info?

City of Cockburn Financial
Counselling Services

 

Coolbellup Office - Mondays:
90 Cordelia Avenue, Coolbellup
Phone: 08 9411 3444
Hours: 9am - 3pm - Mondays

 

Success Office - Tues to Fridays:
Cockburn Integrated Health Facility
1st Floor, Suite 14/11 Wentworth Parade,  Success 6164
Phone: 08 9411 3444
Hours: 9am to 4pm - Tuesdays to Friday

 

Email Us at: customer@cockburn.wa.gov.au 

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