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Counselling

Counselling

We operate over 450 centres and services helping those in need

Counselling

Wesley Mission offers free or low-cost counselling services for individuals and families. Our services range from problem gambling counselling, legal services, financial counselling, financial literacy programs, psychological services and other supporting services to consumers and people affected by addictions and mental health issues.  Our range of counselling services work to improve mental health within the community and provide the resources to keep minds well with an understanding that in some cases high stressors can be associated with pre-existing trauma.

Financial counselling


Wesley CreditLine Financial Counselling provides free, independent and confidential face-to-face financial counselling. Our professional financial counsellors can help you if you are in financial distress or would like to manage your money more effectively.

Wesley Financial Literacy Program

In charge of my moneyWesley Mission’s research report Making ends meet identified communities who were financially stressed and required education and support with budgeting, managing credit card debt and basic money management skills. As a result, the
In charge of my money
Wesley Financial Literacy Program was developed, and through a series of group presentations people can learn how to better manage their everyday finances.  

Be money smart   

Wesley Mission believes in providing people with core money skills so that they can work toward financial security. For this reason we are encouraging people to log onto the MoneySmart website for further information on a range of money matters.

Gambling counselling


Wesley Mission provides free counselling to help gamblers and their families overcome problems associated with gambling. We tailor a program to meet your needs and may include personal counselling, financial counselling, family member counselling and legal services.

Community legal advice


We provide free legal advice and assistance where legal issues have arisen due to problem gambling.

Psychological counselling

Affordability should never prevent people from getting psychological support. Wesley Psychological Services provides low-cost professional counselling. 

Wesley Hospitals

Wesley Mission operates two private psychiatric hospitals, one at Ashfield and the other at Kogarah. They offer a comprehensive range of treatments for mental illness which includes programs for:

  • alcohol dependency
  • drug addiction
  • eating disorders
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • bipolar disorder
  • borderline personality disorder
  • psychosis
  • veterans’ service-related trauma

Wesley LifeForce suicide prevention program


Wesley LifeForce is a suicide prevention program aiming to educate, empower and resource local Australian communities. Our free seminars and workshops train participants to recognise when someone is at risk of suicide and how to take appropriate action. Thousands of people across Australia have been trained in this practical program. Wesley LifeForce is working with communities to develop suicide prevention networks, known as Life Networks. These networks develop locally-driven and locally-focused suicide prevention strategies.

Spiritual help


Counselling services are available to help you with personal issues, relationship counselling and spiritual growth. Ministers are available during office hours to meet and pray with you.

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