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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)

Borrow up to $2000 for:
  • Household items (fridge, washing machine, furniture + more)
  • Education fees & equipment
  • Laptops & technology
  • Car repairs & registration
  • Medical & dental costs
Borrow up to $3,000 for:
  • Bond & rent in advance
  • Rates
  • If you have been impacted by a natural disaster
Find out if your eligible and start your NILs application by contacting  Good Shepherd on 13 64 57 or CLICK HERE to find a provider in your region.
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.
Power Saving Bonus VIC

Power Saving Bonus VIC

The Power Saving Bonus has now ended.
Family Violence Services Brimbank-Melton

Family Violence Services Brimbank-Melton

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

A free coaching program for women and community workers in NSW to develop money management skills, knowledge and confidence.
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.
No Interest Loans (NILs) for Vehicles

No Interest Loans (NILs) for Vehicles

Our NILs for Vehicle program is experiencing higher than expected demand and is temporarily closed to new enquiries. If you have an existing NILs for Vehicle loan and require assistance, please contact your local provider that originally assisted you with the loan.
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 12-24 and their families.
Youth Specialist Sexual Violence, Trauma and Mental Health Counselling NSW

Youth Specialist Sexual Violence, Trauma and Mental Health Counselling NSW

Good Shepherd offers a range of specialist counselling services to young people aged 12-24 and their families.
Youth Counselling and Family Resilience NSW

Youth Counselling and Family Resilience NSW

Good Shepherd offers a range of specialist counselling services to young people aged 12-24 and their families.