What is the St Vincent de Paul Broken Bay Financial Counselling Service?

Our service provides face-to-face financial counselling for people experiencing financial stress. Our counsellors are fully accredited with the Financial Counsellors Association of NSW (FCAN) and will act on your behalf, without a conflict of interest, as a negotiator and an advocate with creditors. Counsellors will help you assess your financial position including regular income and expenditure, assets and liabilities, teach personal budgeting skills and explain options, for example, loan consolidation, repayment plans, moratoriums and applications to pay by instalments. We also provide information about bankruptcy and help you to consider your options.

Who can access this service?

This service is available to anyone experiencing financial difficulties. It is a free and confidential service.

Where is the service located?

The service is located in offices on the first floor of the St Vincent de Paul Society’s Brookvale Centre, 638 Pittwater Road Brookvale NSW 2100.

Can I volunteer for the St Vincent de Paul Broken Bay Financial Counselling Service?

Volunteers for this service would need to be prepared to complete a training course with the Financial Counsellors Association of NSW as well as a module of personal counselling skills. It is preferable for volunteers to have a background in either finance or counselling.

How can I find out more about this service?

To make an appointment or for further information please contact:

St Vincent de Paul Broken Bay Financial Counselling Service

638 Pittwater Road

Brookvale NSW 2100

Phone: (02) 9905 0424

Fax:  (02) 9905 7009

Email: nb.manager@vinnies.org.au