Financial Wellbeing Service

Important Update

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are currently offering Financial Wellbeing appointments by phone only.

We understand that many people are affected by this pandemic. In response, we have now expanded our eligibility criteria to anyone who is struggling with food and bills.

If you need additional support to identify and access emergency relief services, we encourage you to contact the Emergency Relief and Food Access Service on 1800 979 777 from 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday.

 

What is UnitingCare West's (UCW) Financial Wellbeing Service?

UCW's Financial Wellbeing Service (UCWFWS) is a free, independent and confidential service provided at our Connection Hubs in Perth, Fremantle and Merriwa. UCWFWS can assist with information, negotiation with creditors, and advocacy to people who are in financial difficulty.

 

Who is UCWFWS for?

Please give us a call if you can answer YES to one or more of the following questions:

  • Do you have debt problems and want options to deal with these?
  • Do you have troubles meeting your financial commitments?
  • Are spending more than you earn?
  • Do you need help to negotiate with creditors?
  • Are you considering bankruptcy?

 

How can I get involved?

Due to the high demand for UCWFWS, we ask you to ring (08) 9220 1255 on Mondays at 8:30am to make an appointment for counselling a week in advance.  We are able to offer appointments in Perth City, Fremantle and Merriwa.

 

Additional Information

UCW's Financial Wellbeing Service is supported by funding from the WA Department of Communities and the Federal Department of Social Services.

How do I get in touch?

Call  (08) 9220 1255 on Mondays at 8.30am 

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