Financial Counselling

This service is provided free of charge and is available to all City of Melville residents.The financial counselling service is strictly confidential.

A financial counsellor can:

  • Help those at financial risk make informed decisions regarding their financial problems and so to gain economic control over their lives
  • Give you information about bankruptcy, rules and laws relating to bills and debts
  • Tell you what Government assistance may be available
  • Explain what you can do if you cannot pay bills, fines and debts
  • Refer you to other agencies that may be able to help you

During a consultation, the financial counsellor will:

  • Focus on providing information and advice specific to your needs
  • Use all available information about your financial situation to prepare a budget or financial position snapshot to highlight where your money is going
  • Ask you about your ideas

Financial Counselling and Emergency Relief Service


Walk-in Emergency Relief Service
No appointment necessary on Mondays 9.00am to 1.30am
Please Contact the Financial Counsellor on 08 9364 0661

To make an appointment for the following days:

Mondays 9.00am to 4.30pm
Tuesdays 9.00am to 1.30pm
Wednesdays 9.00am to 3.30pm


Willagee Community Centre
Corner Archibald Street and Winnacott Street, Willagee

Online Resources

View our Emergency Relief Handout
Download Ruah’s Getting By Getting Ahead 2016.