Financial Wellbeing
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Financial Wellbeing

We know that financial troubles can be stressful. We're here to help. 

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Learn More About Our Financial Wellbeing services 

When you feel out of control of your finances - what is coming in each week, and what is going out - it can put a lot of worry and strain on you and your family. At St Vincent de Paul QLD, we are here to support you and your family through, and beyond, an immediate financial worry or crisis.  

We offer immediate Financial Wellbeing support to help you rebuild your finances and improve your day-to-day living. We also provide support if you want to make a long-term behavioral change in understanding how to manage your money.   

All of our Financial Wellbeing services aim to help you become more financially independent, make better financial decisions, and improve your overall mental wellbeing and confidence in managing your money.  

Assistance includes, but is not limited to: 

  • No Interest Loans 
  • SPER Hardship Support 

You can also receive more immediate financial support through our Hardship Relief, or our Disaster Relief services. 

Our Financial Wellbeing Services

No-Interest Loans

Our No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) is a community credit program across Queensland where you can secure a loan and once the loan is repaid, another loan can be secured.

SPER Hardship

If you are in financial need, St Vincent de Paul QLD can give you the chance to pay off your SPER debt.

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Are You Eligible?

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How To Get Help

Here’s some handy websites to help you.  

  • For Financial Advice: visit the Moneysmart website here for free financial advice to help you sort out your immediate money situation.  
  • For Energy Bill Payments: visit the Queensland Home Energy Assistance Scheme website here if you are having trouble paying your energy bills. 
  • For Financial Resilience: visit the Good Shepherd website here if you need support improving your financial literacy skills and building long-term plans to improve your financial situation. 

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