Financial Counsellors assist South Australians in financial difficulty by providing information, support and advocacy. Financial Counsellors work within the Community sector. Their services are free, independent and confidential.Learn about SAFCA »
Although we don’t offer financial counselling ourselves, you can enter your postcode or suburb to the right to find your nearest financial counsellor.
Financial counselling services are free.
Struggling to pay the mortgage or rent or juggling debts? Talk to a phone financial counsellor from anywhere in Australia by ringing: 1800 007 007 (Mon to Thurs: 9.30am–8pm and Friday: 9.30am-4.30pm)
And remember – the sooner you ring the more options you will have!
Enjoy the benefits of membership and representation by your South Australian sector peak body for financial counsellors.
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Register now on the PD Page on the Members Only section of this website
A new product developed by Good Shepherd Microfinancing. See flyer below for training dates
3 dates to choose from – 3 PD points
SAFCA Supervisor Review Session
All SAFCA Supervisors are required to attend a half day review session each year. The first one is being offered on June 27 at Uniting Communities Pitt St, and the second in November 2016. Registrations are now open for the June session. Please refer to the CPD section of the members area for registration details
Dealing with Difficult Clients Training
Training is to be offered in Hindmarsh and Port Augusta. Please refer to the CPD section in the members only area for further information and registration details
Port Augusta 9.15 – 4.30 June 20 at The Salvation Army Carlton Parade
Hindmarsh 9.15 – 4.30 July 12 RASA Orsmond St
**NEW** Online Training Available
SAFCA have recorded two training sessions:
- Going to Court for a Debt: Legal Processes and Client Options
- Home Reposessions
Both training sessions are now available for viewing via the Professional Development Page in the Members Only section
Learn more about the nationally accredited Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling).
You can also read about the latest positions
vacant for Financial Counsellors in Australia.