Financial Counsellers provide information, support and advocasy to assist people in financial difficulty. The Bendigo Family and Financial Services Financial Couselling service is Free, Indipendant and Confidential. Financial Counselling is a service for people who would like more information about what to do if they can't:
Working out payment arrangements with creditors, providing information on government support programs, help address Centrelink issues, assist with loan and credit issues and provides information about bankrupsy. Financial counsellers have an extensive knowledge of in a range of areas areas of law and policy, including consumer credit law, debt enforcement pracices, the bankrupcy regiem, industry hardship polocies and government concession frameworks.