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We support women to increase their choices, opportunities and outcomes in life. Through specialised, compassionate programs we improve the wellbeing of women while challenging the system and behaviours that disadvantage them.

Good Shepherd provides understanding, safety and positive change for women, girls and families.

For sexual assault, domestic and family violence support please call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732

 

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Here are some ways we can help

No Interest Loans (NILs)

No Interest Loans (NILs)

For essential goods & services including:
  • household items (fridge, TV, washing machine + more),
  • furniture,
  • education essentials,
  • laptops & devices,
  • car repairs,
  • medical & dental expenses.
Borrow up to $1500. Pay back what you borrow. No Fees. No Interest. Ever.
No Interest Loans (NILs) for vehicles

No Interest Loans (NILs) for vehicles

For vehicles linked to day-to-day use including:
  • car (must be registered),
  • motorcycle,
  • scooter / mobility scooter,
  • boat,
  • first year registration and stamp duty (for purchase of vehicle).
Borrow up to $5000. Pay back what you borrow. No Fees. No Interest. Ever.
Family & Domestic Violence No Interest Loans (FDV NILs)

Family & Domestic Violence No Interest Loans (FDV NILs)

For women affected by family and domestic violence. Loans can be used for bond & rent, legal costs, security items, removalist and transport costs, car registration and repairs, furniture and whitegoods, utility bills, technology, medical & dental, education & employment tools/equipment . Borrow up to $2000. Pay back what you borrow. No Fees. No Interest. Ever.
Financial Independence Hub

Financial Independence Hub

The Financial Independence Hub is a free and confidential service supporting people who have experienced financial abuse to feel more confident with money and plan for the future. If you have experienced financial abuse and are ready to take practical steps to build your long-term financial independence, we are here to support you.
Good Shepherd ‘Pop-Up’ in East Gippsland & Towong

Good Shepherd ‘Pop-Up’ in East Gippsland & Towong

Good Shepherd is supporting Victorians in the East Gippsland and Towing regions to rebuild, following the 2019/21 bushfires which left many people financially vulnerable.
Power Saving Bonus VIC

Power Saving Bonus VIC

You could be eligible for the State Government’s Power Saving Bonus, a one-off payment to help eligible Victorians experiencing energy bill stress.
Family Violence Services Brimbank-Melton VIC

Family Violence Services Brimbank-Melton VIC

If you are experiencing family violence Good Shepherd can help. We provide specialist family violence services for those in the Brimbank-Melton region.
Bayside Peninsula Family Violence Services VIC

Bayside Peninsula Family Violence Services VIC

If you are experiencing family violence Good Shepherd can help. We provide specialist family violence services for those in the Bayside Peninsula.
Building Blocks VIC

Building Blocks VIC

Building Blocks is a supportive playgroup for young mums from Melbourne's west
Financial Counselling VIC

Financial Counselling VIC

Good Shepherd offers a free and confidential financial counselling service that assists people to gain control over debt and financial pressures.
Firmer Foundations NSW

Firmer Foundations NSW

Firmer Foundations is a free program for women focusing on money management and financial independence.
Youth Homelessness Service VIC

Youth Homelessness Service VIC

Good Shepherd provides general support, information and case management to young people (16-24 years) experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
Financial Capability and Wellbeing Program VIC

Financial Capability and Wellbeing Program VIC

Improve your understanding of your finances and debt management with our Financial Capability and Wellbeing Program.
Family violence counselling for your children

Family violence counselling for your children

Good Shepherd's family violence service includes counselling and support for your children.
Housing services

Housing services

Our Family Violence services can help connect you with special crisis accommodation.
Financial assistance

Financial assistance

Our Family Violence services can help you with financial assistance.
Legal Services Advice

Legal Services Advice

If you are experiencing family violence, we can connect you with helpful legal services.
Counselling NSW

Counselling NSW

Good Shepherd offers a range of specialist counselling services to young people aged 12-17 and their families.