South West Sydney Legal Centre has now changed its name to:

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We still offer the same services, free to our community, we just look a bit different.

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Financial counselling service

Our Financial Counsellor can help women who are affected by domestic and family violence to deal with money problems. To access this service, you must be referred a community service provider.

Our Financial Counsellor can support clients to:

resolve unfair debts and outstanding bills

budget and use money saving tips

make plans to meet their financial goals

connect to services to meet their immediate needs


From 5 April 2023 we will be temporarily unable to offer financial counselling services. We will provide an update when these services are available again.

Financial Counselling Service
Email us to find out if this service is right for your client.

Open Hours: Mon-Fri, 9 am – 4.30 pm

If you are in immediate danger, call 000.

Frequently asked questions

Who can access this service?

  • This service is for women and children who have experienced abuse from an intimate partner.
  • It is mainly available to those living in South West Sydney.
  • To access this service, you must be referred by a community worker or another service.

If you need support with money problems, but don’t match the above criteria, you can reach out to Financial Rights Legal Centre for support.

What kind of support does this service offer?

Our Financial Counsellor can support your client with:

  • advice and support for their money problems
  • practical advice to help with debts
  • support to talk with their creditors
  • referrals to other agencies
  • education on how to manage money
  • a free, non-judgmental and confidential service.

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Free domestic violence services

We offer a range of services for women and children affected by domestic and family violence.

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"I actually didn’t know prior it was possible to have such amazing help from a financial counsellor"

Free legal advice & support

If you have a legal problem, you can get free advice over the phone or one of our solicitors may be able to support you at court.

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How to access Victims Support payments

Victim-survivors of domestic violence are eligible for payments from Victims Services. Find out how it works.

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Factsheets on common legal issues

Learn more about common legal issues that might affect you and find out where you can access free support.

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We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands, skies and waterways in which we live and work, the Gadigal, Cabrogal, Darug and Eora people. We pay our respects to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients, partners and community leaders.

Head office

Level 4, 2-14 Meredith St, Bankstown
Darug & Eora Country, NSW 2200


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