Financial wellbeing

Supporting you through financial stress.

Debt is reaching record levels in Australia, and many people are finding themselves in financial hardship. There’s lots of reasons for this including job loss, illness and relationship breakdowns.  Regardless of the reason, it can very quickly cause serious problems with your health, your home life and your work.

Our Financial Wellbeing team is here to support you with practical advice, counselling and workshops. Every year we help more than 5,000 people better manage their money, reduce their debt and get back on track.

Download the Uniting WA Financial Wellbeing services brochure in the following languages:

We’re a member of the Financial Wellbeing Collective – a partnership of 14 organisations across the Perth Metropolitan region offering help and advice to people experiencing financial hardship.

FWC services include financial counselling, coaching and workshops and access to hardships schemes such as the Hardship and Utility Grants Scheme (HUGS) and the Emergency Relief Food Access Scheme (ERFAS).

FWC also provide the Energy Ahead Program for Synergy customers experiencing financial hardship.

Uniting WA is a proud partner of the Financial Wellbeing Collective which provides the Energy Ahead Program.The Energy Ahead program is available to Synergy residential customers who are experiencing financial hardship.

The Energy Ahead team can help you with an assessment of how you’re using your energy, then create a plan to help you achieve your energy savings goals. They can support you at home, over the phone or online – whatever works best for you.

Get a free household energy assessment to help you regain control of your energy use and electricity bills. To find out more or apply, visit



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