Lifeline offering financial counselling for people affected by fires

FINANCIAL SUPPORT: Farming families and communities who lost everything in recent bushfires in the Central West can contact Lifeline's financial counselling service for assistance. FILE PHOTO
FINANCIAL SUPPORT: Farming families and communities who lost everything in recent bushfires in the Central West can contact Lifeline's financial counselling service for assistance. FILE PHOTO

Lifeline Central West is offering financial counselling and support to people affected by recent fires in the Central West.

The financial counselling is free, effective and confidential.

Counsellors understand the pressure and emotions associated with loss of property and livelihood in rural areas and can help clients assess current circumstances and work through available options.

To make an appointment phone 1300 798 258.

If you are concerned about the safety of others or are feeling mentally unwell contact your doctor, go to hospital or contact Lifeline 24 hours a day seven days a week on 13 11 14, or visit the website at www.lifeline.org.au.