Financial, Housing and Legal Assistance

If you need financial, housing or legal assistance, our Counsellors are here to help.

How we can help

TAFE Counsellors can:

  • provide you with information, support and referral for legal, financial and housing concerns.
  • assist you if you have difficulties paying TAFE fees
  • help you as an Apprentice by explaining your financial entitlements

If you would like to speak with or make an appointment with a TAFE Counsellor, you can contact the TAFE Counsellor directly or contact your nearest Campus.

Useful external websites


Centrelink Website

If you would like to find out more about what financial assistance is available from the government, visit the Centrelink website. Here you will find information about the range of payments available, including financial assistance to assist your studies.

ASIC MoneySmart Website

If you are interested in learning how you can manage your money better or plan a budget , the Money Smart website is a great resource.


Housing NSW

If you are in need of housing assistance, the Department of Housing website will provide you with useful information about available housing support services, including rent assistance and how to apply for emergency housing.

Tenants NSW Website

If you are experiencing difficulties with your rented accommodation, the Tenants website can provide you with further information about your rights as a tenant and other assistance.


LegalAid NSW

If you find yourself in a position where you need legal help and advice, the Legalaid website is a great resource to turn to. Here you will find information about legal services available to you, as well as lots of useful information to help you with your problem.

NSW Justice

If you’re looking for information about  legal issues or would like to access law and justice agencies and services, visit the Lawlink website.

Law Stuff Website

If you’re a young person and  need to know more information about your legal rights and responsibilities or other legal issues affecting you, the Lawstuff website is great. It has been designed to provide young people with easy to understand, relevant information about the legal issues they might face.