StepUP Low Interest Loans
Loans of $800 up to $3000 are offered for those on low income through NAB via Good Shepherd Youth & Family Service.
What is StepUP?
StepUP provides low interest loans to people on low incomes through community providers across many parts of Australia. StepUP is an initiative of Good Shepherd Youth & Family Service in partnership with NAB.
Who can use StepUP?
StepUP loans are for individuals or families holding a current Centrelink Concession Card or receiving Family Tax Benefit Part A. Individuals or families are also required to have lived at their current address for more than three months.
What does StepUP offer?
* Loans of between $800 and up to $3000 for personal, domestic or household purposes such as: fridges, cars, computers, furniture, medical expenses and house repairs
* interest is charged at a fixed low rate
* loans can be repaid over three years
* no fees apply.
To apply see the brochure and link below:
Brochure for Eastern States including NSW:
www.goodshepvic.org.au/Assets/Files/StepUP DL brochure_May 11_Eastern States.pdf
Samaritans care for local people in the Hunter, Manning and Central Coast regions.
We provide safe and supportive accommodation to youth and people with a disability and emergency assistance for individuals and families in need. We encourage people to become valued members of their community by learning new skills, exploring their talents and developing independence. We support working families through the provision of quality child care. We engage in community development activities in partnership with local communities. We are committed to making a public stand for the rights of those marginalised in our community.