No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) (Good Shepherd Microfinance and Financial Counselling Australia)

About this service

Provides no insterest loans for low income households and Pension/Health Care cardholders to be able to purchase essential goods or necessities like refrigerators, washing machines, tv's, computers, beds and matteresses, health needs and aids, limited repair work and/ or course fees.

    • Service name

      No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) (Good Shepherd Microfinance and Financial Counselling Australia)

    • Additional sites

      Contact service directly - available in Chelsea, Glen Huntly, Hampton, Mentone, Moorabbin, Sandringham

    • Phone

      13 64 57 or 9553 3227

    • Twitter

      https://twitter.com/MicrofinanceGS

    • Urgency levels

      Direct Help, Some Help, Just Curious

    • Service area

      Bayside City Council, City of Kingston, City of Glen Eira, City of Port Phillip, City of Stonnington

    • Age group

      16 - 25 years

    • Eligibility criteria

      To qualify you must:
      - have a health care card / pension card or be on a low income
      - reside in your current premises for more than 3 months
      - show a willingness and capacity to repay

    • Service type

      INDIVIDUAL

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    • Participation length

      Repayments are usually set over 12 - 18 months

    • Who can refer

      Anyone