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Need to talk about your money?

Our programs

Need to talk about credit and debt? Care's financial counselling provides information, support and assistance relating to debt related matters.

1800 007 007 


Need free legal advice and representation on credit, debt, telecommunication, insurance, bankruptcy and consumer protection and fair-trading matters?

02 6143 0014


Information, awareness, and practical tools on a range of topic such as budgeting, managing credit, dealing with debt and understanding consumer rights and responsibilities. 

02 6257 1788


We operate a community loans program which offers 0% interest loans to purchase essential household items and more! We also have a specific program for people who have experienced and left domestic violence.

02 6257 1788

Rent relief scheme

Many people in the ACT have been doing it tough during the COVID-19 pandemic. A new rent relief scheme has been established by the ACT Government to assist tenants and occupants residing in either private rental or community housing and are experiencing financial challenges. Care is administering the grants for the new scheme. For more information click here.

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.