The Linkt Assist team can support you with tolling bills and fines, but if you're going through a tough time, a little extra support can go a long way.
Here's a list of organisations who can help you in other areas:
Legal support Utilities and telcos Emotional support Unexpected life changes? At risk of homelessness? Experiencing violence? Unemployment support
National Debt Helpline
1800 007 007
The National Debt Helpline provides free, confidential advice for people struggling to manage their finances. The can also advocate on your behalf.
Victoria Legal Aid
1300 792 387
Victoria Legal Aid helps Victorians with their legal problems. They focus on protecting the rights of Victorians and representing those who need it the most.
Fine Fixer (Victoria only)
FineFixer is a completely free service to ensure that everyone in Victoria can get the best possible help with their fines.
New South Wales Legal Aid
1300 888 529
Legal Aid NSW helps people with their legal problems. Their legal services include legal advice, help at court and family dispute resolution.
Queensland Legal Aid
1300 65 11 88
Legal Aid Queensland gives legal help to financially disadvantaged Queenslanders about criminal, family and civil law matters.
Queensland Community Legal
07 3392 0092
Community Legal Centres Queensland provides free information and legal assistance to eligible people living in Queensland.
Please note Queensland Community Legal can't provide advice over the phone, but can direct you to your local community legal centre. Their website also has a useful ‘Find a Centre’ tool that could save you a phone call.
Utilities and Telcos
Electricity, Water, Gas or Telephone Bills
If you can't pay these bills, most organisations will also provide support for customers experiencing financial or social challenges. Look for a phone number on a statement or their website.
If you or a loved one are dealing with mental health issues, it might help to contact one of these organisations.
1300 22 4636
Beyond Blue is a not-for-profit organisation that can provide you with the tools and support for recovery, management and resilience.
13 11 14
Lifeline provides access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to inspire Australians to have regular, meaningful conversations to help anyone who might be struggling with life.
Unexpected life changes?
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission's Money Smart has a range of tools, resources and information to help you navigate financial challenges.
At risk of homelessness?
AskIzzy helps people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless to find the services they need, right now and nearby. With the ability to search over 350,000 services including housing, meals, counselling and many more, AskIzzy will identify the nearest and most appropriate services to you after answering a few simple questions.
1800 737 732
Offers confidential online and telephone counselling, information and referral services.
Centrelink Payment and Service Finder
Centrelink’s payment and service finder can help you find, estimate and compare payments and services you may be eligible for.
13 62 68
Jobactive helps connect employers and job seekers and is delivered by a network of jobactive providers in over 1700 locations across Australia. Visit their website to find your local provider.