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Northern Integrated Family
Violence Services Partnership
For professionals supporting the
safety of victim survivors in Melbourne's
northern metropolitan region

Financial Independence Hub

Available: 9am-5pm weekdays
Ph: 1300 050 150
Region: Statewide

Good Shepherd has established a Financial Independence Hub that supports victim survivors who have experienced financial abuse to feel more confident with money and plan for the future.

This  program provides one-on-one financial coaching to build financial independence, manage everyday finances and work towards goals.

The service is open to victim survivors of financial abuse who are in the recovery phase and over 18 years of age.

Services may include:

  • Developing skills and confidence for increased financial wellbeing and decision-making
  • Budgeting independently
  • Improving your relationship with money
  • Building your savings
  • Paying bills and meeting unexpected expenses
  • Connect you to a Financial Counsellor to explore your options
  • Preparing to return to work, study or register for Centrelink.